Men’s Swimming and Diving Earns Senior Day Win

The Illinois Tech Men’s Swimming and Diving team continued its season with a strong showing against Carroll University. The Scarlet Hawks defeated the Pioneers in convincing fashion on Senior Day, 131-99. 

Meet Highlights

  • Tristan Busch and Grant Kitahata both turned in season-bests in the 1650 Yard Freestyle, finishing first and second (Busch 18:13.19, Kitahata 18:36.92).
  • In the 200 Yard Freestyle, Miles Thompson took first with a time of 1:53.60.
  • Jay Korhonen won the 400 Yard Individual Medley with a time of 4:12.98. He also finished second in the 200 Yard Backstroke and set a season best time (2:17.19).
  • The Hawks relay team of Lakner, Julian Escasa, Brendan Howley and Matt Schindler finished first in the 200 Yard Medley (1:39.65).
  • Karsen Diepholz finished first in the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:48.19. He followed that up with a first-place finish in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:50.49.
  • Luke Workman and Thompson followed suit in the 200 Yard Freestyle, finishing second and third (Workman 1:52.70, Thompson 1:53.60). Thompson and Zachary Bonson placed second and third in the 500 Yard Freestyle (Thompson 5:03.21, Bonson 5:07.30).
  • Howley led the field in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:15.15.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will visit Lake Forest College on Saturday, January 28 at 1 p.m.