March 20, 2010

Engineers Continue Record-breaking in Day 3 of Championship

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – On day 3 of the 2010 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, freshman Anna Kokensparger posted her third All-American performance and another two MIT records fell, as Tech’s men and women entered the final day ranked 7th and 11th, respectively.

Kokensparger had her 5th Insitute-record-breaking swim in the 200 Fly preliminaries (2:03.79), finishing seventh in the qualifying round. She went on to finish seventh again in the finals (2:04.63), garnering her third All-American honors of the meet.

On the men’s side, juniorToomas Sepp broke an MIT record with his swim in the prelims of the 200 Fly (1:52.95). Sepp qualified for the consolation final of the event, placing 16th with his second swim (1:53.41).

The Engineers close out the meet on Saturday, competing in the 100 Free, 200 Back, 200 Breast, 400 Free Relay and the 1650 Free.

To follow the action, check out the Live Results and MIT’s Results.
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Preliminaries begin at 11 a.m. (EDT) each day with finals commencing at 7 p.m.