EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Eastern Illinois swimming lost three matches today at a tri-meet in Evansville, Ind. hosted by Evansville University. Illinois State also competed in the meet. The Evansville men’s swimming team defeated EIU 218-58. Eastern Illinois women’s swimming lost to Evansville 160-118 and lost to Illinois State 232-55.
The Panthers started the meet with a third place finish in the men’s 200 medley relay with a time of 1:36.43. The team of Andrew Herman, Canyon Bain, Sebastian Rosales and Dismas Dillon got EIU on the board early. Thomas Hooper would add a third place run in the 1000 yard free with a time of 11:00.80.
Jacob Wienants added another third place finish in the men’s 200 yard free with a time of 1:48.33. Matthew Triaszin also helped Eastern Illinois with a third place finish in the men’s 200 yard butterfly. He finished with a season best 2:01.97.
On the women’s side, Camryn Lewis was able to grab some points after she posted a second place finish in the 50 yard freestyle. Her finals time was a 24.74, Lewis is ranked second in the Summit League in the 50 free. Dillon also had a second place finish in the 50 free on the men’s team with a time of 21.64.
Connor Colston placed third in the men’s 100 freestyle against Evansville with a finals time of 48.58. Two Panthers placed in the men’s 200 yard backstroke. Henry Belik placed second with a time of 2:01.61 while Jackson Penny finished in third with a time of 2:01.95.
Corinne Staneart, top ten time in the Summit League, placed second in the women’s 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:24.98. Penny then came back with his second top three finish of the meet with a third place in the men’s 500 freestyle (5:10.41).
In the men’s 100 butterfly, Rosales placed third with a time of 53.06. Staneart also earned her second top three finish with a second place in the women’s 200 IM (2:11.03). Colston also placed second in the men’s 200 IM with a time of 1:59.18.
Both the men’s and women’s 200 free relay team placed in the top three. The women’s finished in second place with a time of 1:40.65. Autumn Grinter, Bella Earll, Kaylan Ottosen and Lewis were all apart of the relay. The men’s team of Colston, Rosales, Wienantz and Dillon finished in third with a time of 1:29.87.
EIU will be back next Thursday, Nov. 10 when they travel to Southern Illinois for the A3 Performance Meet. The meet will last three days until Saturday, Nov. 12. Livestats will be provided by Southern Illinois.