Jackrabbits break six records on day one
ROCHESTER, Mich. — The South Dakota State University men and women's swimming and diving teams broke a combined six school records on day one of the Summit League Championships Wednesday evening.
The women's 200-yard medley relay team of Morgan McLain, Kaitlyn Hemmingson, Ashley Valdez and Shauna Foor finished fifth with a time of 1:47.71. The relay was .10 seconds away from a school record. McLain's 50-yard backstroke of 26.88 seconds to lead off the relay broke the school record.
The 800-yard freestyle relay relay team of Andrea Budahl, Nicole Grimit, Samantha Fossum and Jessica Ferley finished second in a school-record time of 7:34.66. Budahl's opening 200 time of 1:53.46 broke Alex Hoffman's school record by .01 seconds.
The men's 200-yard medley relay team of Phil Albu, Shea Patrick Chris Schreier and Wil Hogue finished fourth in a school-record time of 1:32.63. Albu's 50-yard backstroke of 23.55 seconds broke Benji Erickson's school record of 23.75 set in 2004.
The women are in third after day one with 62 points. The men are in second with 64 points. Competition resumes Thursday morning.