Hawkeyes Post Pair of Top-10 Times on Day 1 of B1G Championships

Feb. 26, 2014

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Ann Arbor, Mich. — The University of Iowa men’s swimming and diving team opened the 2014 Big Ten Championships on Wednesday, posting two times that rank in the top-10 in program history. Iowa currently sits in seventh with 44 points, while host, and defending national champion, Michigan leads with 80 points.

Iowa opened the championships behind the quartet of junior and seniors , , and . Swimming the 200-medley relay, the foursome finished sixth in the event, touching out 1:26.33. The time ranks second-best all-time while qualifying for NCAA `B’ cut consideration.

In the only other event of day one, the Hawkeyes swam to a top-10 time in the 800-freestyle relay. Freshman , sophomore , along with seniors Sesto and finished in 6:31.59 to record the 10th-fastest time in program history.

The Hawkeyes return to action tomorrow morning, with prelims taking place at 11 a.m. (CT) and finals beginning at 6:30 p.m.