Packers send two to state swimming and diving meet

Published 9:36 pm Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Austin boys swimming and diving team advanced two swimmers to state at the Section 1A meet in Inver Grove Heights Saturday.

Sophomore Nick Brehmer advanced to state in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyles and senior Michael Thorsheim advanced to state in the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard butterfly.

The Packers took seventh out of 13 teams in the meet.

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200-yard medley relay: Carson Hackel, Chris Brown, Mark Thorson, Jordan Bentely (10th, 1:53.97)

200-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer (second, 1:50.99)

200-individual medley: Michael Thorsheim (second, 2:05.37)

Diving: Caleb Bentley (seventh, 265.60)

100-yard butterfly: Michael Thorsheim (fifth, 57.17)

100-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer (second, 49.93)

100-yard breaststroke: Chris Brown (15th, 1:10.05)

400-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer, Ian Christopher, Jordan Bentley, Michael Thorsheim (fifth, 3:28.69)