Men's Swimming and Diving

Augustana Invitational 2000

December 1-2, 2000

1. Gustavus 1,511
2. Lincoln College 1,083
3. UW-LaCrosse 1,055
4. MSU-Mankato 770
5. Illinois Institute of Tech 430
6. Augustana 353
7. Buena Vista 44


800 Freestyle Relay
1) GA 7:20.19 (Wigersma, Early, Pearson, Kramer)
2) UWL 7:21.01
3) LC 7:31.15
4) GA 7:37.29
6) GA 7:45.74

400 Medley Relay
1) LC 3:42.94
2) GA 3:43.51
3) MSU 3:48.78
4) GA 3:48.86

200 Freestyle Relay
1) GA 1:29.34 (Wigersma, Price, Early, Nick Brase) *school record
2) UWL 1:30.07
3) LC 1:30.16
4) GA 1:31.29
10) GA 1:35.04

400 Freestyle Relay
1) GA 3:17.42 (Early, Wigersma, Price, Pearson)
2) UWL 3:19.92
3) LC 3:20.74
4) GA 3:21.64
5) GA 3:22.92

200 Medley Relay
1) UWL 1:41.40
2) GA 1:41.68
3) MSY 1:42.06
8) GA 1:44.64
9) GA 1:45.74

1 Meter Diving
1) Thompson (LC) 348.70
2) Calhoun (LC) 347.75
3) Robertson (IIT) 335.50
4) Kimball (GA) 332.35
5) Goodman (GA) 270.35

200 Individual Medley
1) Palmar (LC) 2:01.97
2) Early (GA) 2:03.12
3) Stephens (GA) 2:03.34
10) Nate Brase (GA) 2:10.54
17) Mitton (GA) 2:12.46

500 Freestyle
1) Devitt (UWL) 4:54.33
2) Kramer (GA) 4:59.50
3) Wood (MSU) 4:59.56
6) Beckman (GA) 5:07.11
10) Rohling (GA) 5:12.55
11) Wagner (GA) 5:16.96
14) Liddle (GA) 5:24.39

100 Breaststroke
1) Palmar (LC) 1:01.49
2) Welch (LC) 1:02.81
3) Morrow (UWL) 1:03.65
7) Mitton (GA) 1:05.06
15) Davidson (GA) 1:09.30

200 Backstroke
1) Erdman (IIT) 2:02.25
2) Noffke (UWL) 2:04.37
3) Dutcher (IIT) 2:06.98
4) Price (GA) 2:07.09
9) Foster (GA) 2:09.99
16) Bengston (GA) 2:19.90
17) Kestly (GA) 2:25.37

100 Freestyle
1) McCain (UWL) 49.10
2) Wigersma (GA) 49.23
3) Kling (IIT) 49.25
4) Early (GA) 49.55
6) Liddle (GA) 50.79
7) Kramer (GA) 50.50
8) Pearson (GA) 50.55
14) Wagner (GA) 51.96
16) Nick Brase (GA) 5.06

200 Butterfly
1) Blanch (LC) 2:01.72
2) Wigersma (GA) 2:03.91
3) Stephens (GA) 2:05.21
4) Beckman (GA) 2:08.12
7) Rohling (GA) 2:09.33
9) Price (GA) 2:10.33
12) Foster (GA) 2:19.29
13) Pearson (GA) 2:14.11
17) Davidson (GA) 2:18.55
18) Lindstrom (GA) 2:19.43

1650 Freestyle
1) Kaercher (UWL) 17:47.58
2) Wood (MSU) 17:50.73
3) Kramer (GA) 17:57.21
7) Beckman (GA) 18:07.36
8) Rohling (GA) 18:15.77
11) Ditmore (GA) 19:04.85
12) Wagner (GA) 19:20.40
14) Swee (GA) 19:39.93

3 Meter Diving
1) Kimball (GA) 318.85 *school record
2) Robertson (IIT) 291.20
3) Goodman (GA) 274.60
4) Berg (GA) 186.75

50 Freestyle
1) Blanch (LC) 22.72
2) Johnson (UWL) 22.80
3) Liddle (GA) 22.94
7) Pearson (GA) 23.30
9) Nick Brase (GA) 23.48

400 Individual Medley
1) Palmar (LC) 4:21.46
2) Ryther (LC) 4:23.73
3) Stephens (GA) 4:25.89
9) Beckman (GA) 4:37.17
10) Rohling (GA) 4:39.90
11) Davidson (GA) 4:47.03
13) Mitton (GA) 4:49.15
14) Swee (GA) 4:52.48
16) Ditmore (GA) 4:58.94
17) Lindstrom (GA) 5:01.01
18) Bengston (GA) 5:02.96

200 Freestyle
1) Wigersma (GA) 1:48.58 *school record
2) McCain (UWL) 1:48.76
3) Devitt (UWL) 1:49.66
4) Kramer (GA) 1:50.06
6) Early (GA) 1:55.63
8) Pearson (GA) 1:51.78
10) Liddle (GA) 1:54.38
13) Wagner (GA) 1:55.70
14) Nate Brase (GA) 1:57.30
15) Nick Brase (GA) 1:59.61
18) King (GA) 2:01.70

100 Backstroke
1) Price (GA) 56.76 *school record
2) Erdman (IIT) 56.82
3) Vanderwert (MSU) 57.04
7) Foster (GA) 58.68
15) Kestly (GA) 1:01.49
17) Billing (GA) 1:03.89
18) Bengston (GA) 1:04.06

200 Breaststroke
1) Palmar (LC) 2:16.14
2) Welch (LC) 2:20.25
3) Molstre (MSU) 2:21.28
5) Stephens (GA) 2:23.59
9) Mitton (GA) 2:26.69
16) Goldstein (GA) 2:36.35

100 Butterfly
1) Blanch (LC) 53.79
2) Wigersma (GA) 54.30
3) Early (GA) 54.46
5) Price (GA) 56.32
11) Davidson (GA) 59.18
12) Foster (GA) 1:01.37
13) Nate Brase (GA) 58:10
17) Lindstrom (GA) 59.27


Meet Notes: The Gusties earned first place at the Augustana Invitational in Rock Island, Illinois last weekend as they scored 1,511 team points. The Gusties won six of the 20 events and placed at least one swimmer in the top three in 16 of those events. The 200 freestyle relay team of Sam Wigersma (FY, Mankato, Minn.), Chris Price (JR, Fridley, Minn.), Nick Early (JR, Red Wing, Minn.), and Nick Brase (SO, Red Wing, Minn.) set a school record, claiming the event with a time of 1:29.34. Wigersma had a great weekend as he also set an individual school record in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48.58, and he finished in the top two in seven events. Price also set an individual record in the 100 backstroke coming in at 56.76. Charlie Kimball (SO, Red Wing, Minn.) set a school record in the three meter diving event with a score of 318.85. The Gusties finished ahead of Lincoln College, UW-LaCrosse, and MSU-Mankato in the top four – seven teams competed in the meet.