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Five More School Records Fall; Women Hold Spot, Men Move Up on Day 2 of MWC's

February 19, 2011 at 8:57 pm
2011 MWC Swimming & Diving Championships

Grinnell, IA -- Five more Beloit records were broken and the Beloit College Men's Swimming & Diving team gained a spot in the standings as the Midwest Conference Swimming & Diving Championships finished up Day Two on Saturday.

Thw Women's squad held their place in sixth.

Kate Wolf broke her second school record in as many days, finishing ninth in the 400 IM in 4:57.57 to break Elizabeth Weilding's 2000 mark; Patrick Duvall broke his own 2008 record in the 100 Fly with a :52.12; and Connie Meltzer broke Kim Pernell's 2006 record in the 100 Back with a 1:04.25 in Saturday morning's prelims.

The Women's 800 Free Relay of Nora Holte, Wolf, Beth Remington and Meltzer touched the wall in 8:33.98, breaking the record set last season and the Men's 800 Free Relay of Duvall, Ike Watson, Arthur Staub and Schalla finished in 7:36.18, breaking the 1982 record, the oldest one on the Beloit books.  Both finished fifth

Other top individual performances included Schalla's seventh in the 400 IM and Holte's eighth in the 200 Free. 

The Women's 200 Medley Relay of Meltzer, Laurel Marshall, Wolf and Aria Walsh-Felz was seventh and the Men's 200 Medley Relay of Christopher Koch, Ike Saslow, Sam Maynard and Watson was eighth.

The Championships conclude on Sunday with prelims beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the Finals at 4:00 p.m.