Men's Swimming Eighth After First Day of Big Ten Competition
Feb. 26, 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -
Highlighted by a fourth-place finish for the 200 yard freestyle relay team, Penn State sits in eighth place at the 2009 Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championships after the first day of competition.
Alden also touched the wall tied for 11th in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.08.
Freshman Scott Marino had the best finish of any Penn Stater in the 20 yard IM with a 1:47.42. Marino's time was 12th in the finals field, and an NCAA "B" mark.
After posting an NCAA "B" with a new personal best time of 4.23.23 in the prelims, senior Chris Sullivan finished the 500-yard freestyle 15th in a time of 4:24.58.
Senior diver Josh Bonner finished 15th in the 1-meter dive with a 309.25 points.
Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving- Standings after Day 1