Swim finishes in fifth place at recent meet

Feb. 18 saw the end of a 4-day-long swimming competition at the Holland Aquatic Center.

SVSU finished fifth overall for both men and women’s.

The 400-yard relay was the last event of the meet.

Senior Alejandro Robles Ruiz, sophomore Logan Fox, sophomore Eric Slabbert, and freshman Almos Szedlak came in second with a time of 2:57.17.

Robles Ruiz also came in second place in the 200-yard backstroke.

He finished that with a time of 1:46.09. Slabbert finished the 200-yard backstroke as well with a time of 1:47.34. Both made time for the B cut finish.

Fox competed in the 100-yard freestyle where he came in third.

He finished in a time of 44.79 seconds. Sophomore Benjamin Wainman was the final B cut for the team.

He finished the 1,650-yard freestlye with a time of 15:39.38.

SVSU finished overall with 301 points for the women’s team and 403.5 for the men’s.

The next meet will be on March 7-11 in Indianapolis.

Alyssa McMillan

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