Eagles fall to Salukis​​​​​​​


University of Southern Indiana Men’s Swimming & Diving fell to Southern Illinois University on Saturday, 154-75. The Screaming Eagles secured eight top-three finishes along with three second place finishes.
Freshman Carson Faley (Dixon, Illinois) recorded two second place finishes for USI in the 200 and 500-Yard Freestyles. The Eagles also took second in the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay. Freshman Connor Harden (Centennial, Colorado) led the rest of the two with two third place finishes in the 100-Yard Backstroke and the 200-Yard IM. Freshman Grant VanWanzeele (Plainfield, Indiana) grabbed another third-place finish for USI in the 1000-Yard Freestyle. The team also took third in the 200-Yard Medley Relay and the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.
The Eagles were able to secure all 26 points in diving as freshmen Lane Pollock (Boonville, Indiana) and Donnevun Banks split the two events. Pollock took first in the 1-meter, scoring a 249.00, while Banks took first in the 3-meter, scoring a 239.25.
Other Top Men’s Results:
200-Yard Medley Relay: 1:37.38 (3rd) – Freshmen Gabriel Groves (New Carlisle, Indiana), Caleb Davis (Spring, Texas), Colton Agdeppa (Redding, California), Sophomore Payton Buse (Lynnville, Indiana)
1000-Yard Freestyle: 10:52.47 (3rd) – VanWanzeele
200-Yard Freestyle: 1:45.50 (2nd) – Faley
50-Yard Freestyle: 21.98 (4th) – Buse
200-Yard IM: 2:05.12 (3rd) – Harden
1-Meter Dive: 249.00 pts (1st) – Pollock
100-Yard Backstroke: 56.65 (3rd) – Harden
500-Yard Freestyle: 4:48.54 (2nd) – Faley
3-Meter Diving: 239.25 pts (1st) – Banks
200-Yard Freestyle Relay: 1:27.57 (2nd) – Groves, Davis, Agdeppa, Buse