Men¡¯s Swimming & Diving Competes on Day Two of NCAA Championships
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.; March 16, 2007 ¨C For the second straight day, the Penn State men¡¯s swimming and diving did not advance any swimmers to the finals of their respective events. Four individuals and one relay team competed on day two.
The 200 medley relay team of Pat Schirk, Kyle Miranda, Dan Kaiserian and Sean Swanepoel finished 20th in a time of 1:29.86, the second-fastest time of the year for a PSU 200 medley relay team.
Sean Biedermann swam his third fastest time of the year in the 200 free but finished 40th in 1:38.92. Kyle Miranda did the same in the 100 breast, finishing 38th in :55.08.
Pat Schirk, who was seeded fifth coming into the meet with a school record time of :46.99 under his belt in the 100 back, swam a :48.85 and finished 30th, slower than his three times from Big Ten Championships but still faster than the rest of his times in that event this year.
On the three-meter springboard diving, Mike Alderman finished 26th with a score of 305.90.
The Nittany Lions will look to pick up some points in tomorrow¡¯s final day of the championships. Penn State will have entries in all five individual events, the 200 back, 200 fly, 100 free, 200 breast and 1650 free, as well as a team in the 400 free relay that is seeded eighth. Schirk is also seeded fourth in the 200 back.