Austin boys swimming and diving team takes ninth at ‘true team’ state meet

Published 8:15 am Monday, January 26, 2015

The Austin boys swimming and diving team finished ninth out of 12 teams at the Class A ‘true team’ swimming and diving meet in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis Saturday.

The Packers tallied a team score of 1,212.5 and Saint Thomas Academy won the meet with a 2,417.5.

Austn’s Craig Heimark took second in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard freestyle relay of Heimark, Seth Clasen, Isaac Christopherson and Sawyer Myers took second.

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200-medley relay: Sam Clasen, Matthew Knoll, Ben Walker, Seth Clasen (16th, 1:50.30); Kaleb Blaser, Zach Newman, Mitchell Mayer, Owen Nelson (26th, 1:55.95)

200-freestyle: Craig Heimark (eighth, 1:51.30); Isaac Christopherson (ninth, 1:52.79)

200-indvidual medley: Sawyer Myers (12th, 2:10.17); Mitchell Mayer (25th, 2:17.14)

50-freestyle: Seth Clasen (14th, 23.67); Matthew Knoll (22nd, 24.43)

Diving: Riley Norton (15th, 214.00); Riley Nelson (24th, 93.40)

100-butterfly: Ben Walker (seventh, 56.79); Seth Clasen (11th, 57.68)

100-freestyle: Craig Heimark (second, 47.83); Sam Clasen (29th, 55.66)

500-freestyle: Sawyer Myers (seventh, 5:09.38); Isaac Christopherson (13th, 5:12.78)

200-freestyle relay: Craig Heimark, Seth Clasen, Isaac Christopherson, Sawyer Myers (second, 1:30.26); Matthew Knoll, Mitchell Mayer, Zach Newman, Giancarlo Marconi (21st, 1:39.47)

100-backstroke: Ben Walker (20th, 1:03.22); Sam Clasen (25th, 1:04.37)

100-breaststroke: Matthew Knoll (31st, 1:12.86); Zach Newman (37th, 1:15.48)

400-freestyle relay: Craig Heimark, Isaac Christopherson, Ben Walker, Sawyer Myers (fifth, 3:26.24); Sam Clasen, Josh Snee, Kaleb Blaser, Owen Nelson (28th, 3:50.88)