March 24, 2017
» After three days, Michigan sits in 18th place (46 points).
» Felix Auböck scored points in the 200-yard freestyle, finishing 10th (1:33.21).
» Evan White became the sixth swimmer in program history to eclipse 46 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing 18th (45.94).
» Prior to the start of the evening session, PJ Ransford was awarded the 2017 Elite 90 Award, given to the participating student-athlete with the highest grade-point average at the NCAA Championships.
Site: Indianapolis, Ind. (IUPUI Natatorium)
Event: NCAA Championships (Day 3 of 4)
U-M Team Standing: 18th Place (46 points) after Day 3
Next U-M Event: Saturday, March 25 -- at NCAA Championships - Day 4 (Indianapolis, Ind.), 10 a.m./6 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Freshman Felix Auböck of the University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team scored points in the consolation final of the 200-yard freestyle on day three of the NCAA Championships on Friday (March 24) at IUPUI Natatorium. The Wolverines are in 18th place (46 points).
Prior to the evening session, junior PJ Ransford was the recipient of the 2017 Elite 90 Award for men's swimming and diving, presented to the participating student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average at the NCAA Championships.
Auböck added points to the team total for the second day in a row, holding his own in a highly competitive field to take 10th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.21), an improvement over his seed from the morning (13th, 1:33.45).
Junior Evan White became the sixth man in program history to crack the 46-second barrier in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing 18th (a career-best 45.94). Freshman Miles Smachlo was 31st (46.52). Elsewhere, freshman Charlie Swanson finished 23rd in the 400-yard IM (3:44.85).
The NCAA Championships conclude tomorrow (Saturday, March 25) at IUPUI Natatorium. Preliminaries begin at 10 a.m. with finals to follow at 6 p.m.
Team Standings (After Day 3)
1. Texas 391.5 2. California 253 3. Florida 224.5 4. North Carolina State 196 5. Indiana 189.5 6. Stanford 160 7. USC 142.5 8. Georgia 141 9. Missouri 135.5 10. Louisville 102.5 ---------- 18. MICHIGAN 46
Event Winners/U-M Finishers (Day 3)
Preliminaries time in parentheses if faster than finals time
400-yard IM 1. Chase Kalisz, Georgia 3:33.42ANP 23. Charlie Swanson, U-M 3:44.85 100-yard Butterfly 1. Caeleb Dressel, Florida 43.58ANP 18. Evan White, U-M 45.94 31. Miles Smachlo, U-M 46.52 200-yard Freestyle 1. Townley Haas, Texas 1:30.65 10. Felix Auböck, U-M 1:33.21 100-yard Breaststroke 1. Will Licon, Texas 50.68P 19. Jacob Montague, U-M 52.48 T32. Chris Klein, U-M 53.15 200-yard Medley Relay 1. Texas 1:21.54NP (John Shebat, Will Licon, Joseph Schooling, Brett Ringgold) 21. Michigan 1:25.40 (Tristan Sanders, Chris Klein, Evan White, Paul Powers) A American Record B Big Ten Record M School Record N NCAA Record P Pool Record
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