Austin swimming and diving team takes 6th at Big Nine meet

Published 11:09 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Austin boys swimming and diving team took sixth at the Big Nine meet in Rochester Tuesday.

Austin finished with a team score of 168 and Rochester Mayo took first with a team score of 367.

Austin’s Isaac Christopherson took third in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyles, eighth grader Riley Norton took fifth in diving, Ben Walker took fourth in the 100-yard butterfly,

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The Austin 200-yard freestyle relay team of Seth Clasen, Walker, Mitchell Mayer and Christopherson took second and the 400-yard freestyle relay team of Walker, Clasen, Mayer and Christopherson took third.


200 medley relay: Kaleb Blaser, Zach Newman, Rafe Dolan-Peterson, Aaron Knoll (11th, 1:56.79)

200-freestyle: Isaac Christopherson (third, 1:49.15); Ethan Thompson (19th, 2:00.40); Trey Myers (35th, 2:11.61)

200-individual medley: Ben Walker (11th, 2:10.16); Mitchell Mayer (17th, 2:15.15); Rafe Dolan-Peterson (24th, 2:22.48)

50-freestyle: Seth Clasen (12th, 23.31); Aaron Knoll (32nd, 24.97); Zach Newman (35th, 25.13)

Diving: Riley Norton (fifth, 314.30); Ben Jaocbs (13th, 231.90)

100-butterfly: Ben Walker (fourth, 54.60); Seth Clasen (seventh, 56.30); Mitchell Mayer (15th, 59.35)

100-freestyle: Isaac Christopherson (third, 48.93); Aaron Knoll (29th, 56.45)

500-freestyle: Ethan Thompson (17th, 5:23.21)

200-freestyle relay: Seth Clasen, Ben Walker, Mitchell Mayer, Isaac Christopherson (second, 1:341.30)

100-backstroke: Kaleb Blaser (26th, 1:08.77)

100-breaststroke: Zach Newman (23rd, 1:12.22)

400-freestyle relay: Ben Walker, Seth Clasen, Mitchell Mayer, Isaac Christopherson (third, 3:22.76)