UT Men’s Swimming Turns in Top-10 Finish at Nationals, Women Place 13th

UT Men’s Swimming Turns in Top-10 Finish at Nationals, Women Place 13th

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INDIANAPOLIS - The University of Tampa men's and women's swimming teams finished ninth and 13th respectively at the 2015 NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships.

Queens University (N.C.) won both the men's and women's national championships with 433.5 and 540.5 points respectively. Tampa's men earned 176 points as the Spartan women finished with 109.5.

Freshman Brittany Bayes began the night with a 15th place finish in the 1,650 Free. Her time was clocked at 17:05.92.

Senior Erin Plachy then finished 13th in the 100 Free after she concluded the race at 51.01.

Jordan Augier was seventh in the men's 100 Free, becoming an All-American after his time of 44.36. Khalid Aldaboos was 12th (44.57) while Runar Borgen made it three Spartans in the top-16 with a 14th-place finish of 44.60.

Allison Chandler raced to a 12th-place finish in the 200 Back, being timed at 2:01.13 in the finals.

In the women's 400 Free Relay, the Spartans were eighth overall with a time of 3:26.90 from Marisa Barton, Briana Murphy, Erin Plachy and Amanda Fernandes.

Tampa's men finished the championships with a thrilling national runner-up performance in the 400 Free Relay. Achieving a school-record time of 2:55.11 was the team of Aldaboos, Jeremy Parker, Augier and Martin Hammer.

2015 Tampa All-Americans
Men
Khalid Aldaboos: 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Jordan Augier: 400 Medley Relay, 100 Free, 400 Free Relay
Runar Borgen: 50 Free, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay
Wayne Denswil: 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
Martin Hammer: 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Derek Krell: 400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay
Jeremy Parker: 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay

Women
Marisa Barton: 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Brittany Bayes: 800 Free Relay
Amanda Fernandes: 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Sophie Long: 800 Free Relay
Briana Murphy: 200 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Erin Plachy: 200 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay