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February 18, 2010

2009-2010 Season - Waller takes fifth in 50 freestyle

KENOSHA, Wis. – Senior Kyle Waller (DeKalb HS, DeKalb, Ill.) led the Augustana men’s swimming team with a fifth place finish in the 50 freestyle on the first day of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Championship Meet hosted by Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  Waller completed the race with a time of :21.93.

The senior also swam on the fifth place 200 freestyle relay along with senior Eric Zike (Ridgeview HS, Colfax, Ill.), freshman Marcus Julian (Lake Park HS, Itasca, Ill.), and freshman Chris Greaves (Morris HS, Morris, Ill.).  The Vikings completed the race with a clocking of 1:29.20.  The quartet put together another fifth place finish in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:42.56.

Julian and Greaves also competed in finals of individual events on the first day of competition.  Julian took 14th in the 200 individual medley (2:05.15) and Greaves was 16th in the 500 freestyle (4:59.07).

Story written by Assistant Sports Information Director Adam Strand