WUSTL’s Zane Turpin Garners All-America Honors on Final Day of NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
Indianapolis, Ind., March 24, 2012 – Washington University in St. Louis freshman Zane Turpin earned honorable mention All-America honors with an 11th-place finish in the men’s 1,650-yard freestyle on the final day of the 2012 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the Indianapolis Natatorium.
Turpin clocked a time of 15:49.11 to finish 11th in the men’s 1,650 freestyle. He became the second All-American for the Washington U. men, picking up honorable mention honors.
Freshmen Luke Dobben also competed in the men’s 1,650 freestyle on Saturday, finishing 20th with a time of 16:10.03. Junior Brendan Morin, who earned All-America honors in the men’s 100 butterfly, finished second in his heat of the 100 freestyle on Saturday morning with a career-best time of 46.64.
The Washington University women, behind two seventh-place finishes by freshman Sara Taege, finished 25th in the team standings with 24 points. It marked the 15th top-25 finish at the NCAA Championships for the WU women’s program. The Washington U. men finished 41st with 9.5 points.