WashU Celebrates Senior Day with Sweep of Truman State

Photo by Danny Reise/WUSTL Photo
Photo by Danny Reise/WUSTL Photo

St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 18, 2020 – The Washington University in St. Louis men's and women's swimming and diving team celebrated Senior Day with a sweep of NCAA Division II Truman State University Saturday at Millstone Pool in St. Louis.

The No. 9-ranked WashU women defeated NCAA Division II No. 20 Truman State 161-126 behind 10 event titles, while the No. 7 men's team won 11 events en route to a 172-83 victory. 

Prior to the meet WashU honored its 19 seniors: Women (9)Catherine CowinMelissa HamrickHailey JenkinsCatherine KuhnStephanie LiCaroline MertzMaddie NelsonMollie SeidnerClaire WileyMen (10)Preston BaileyAlex BirdJerry ChenSimon Deshusses, James HardyNozomi HorikawaVincent HuangMichael PerryChase Van PattenPeyton Wilson

WOMEN – First-Place Finishes
200 Medley Relay: Elle Pollitt, Li, Sandra Meszaros, Seidner – 1:49.11
200 Freestyle: Cowin – 1:58.07
200 Butterfly – Meszaros – 2:08.00
50 Freestyle – Noelle DiClemente – 24.98
1 Meter Diving – Rosie Finglass – 362.50
100 Freestyle – Pollitt – 54.82
200 Breaststroke – Li – 2:24.97
100 Butterfly – Grace Carey - 59.68
3 Meter Diving – Finglass – 408.45
200 IM - Meszaros – 2:10.52

MEN – First-Place Finishes
200 Medley Relay: Wilson, Deshusses, Barclay Dale, Van Patten – 1:32.69
1000 Freestyle: Rick Reinhard – 9:50.40
200 Freestyle – Perry – 1:45.69
100 Backstroke – Dale – 52.71
200 Butterfly – Jonathan Ma – 1:54.60
50 Freestyle – Wilson – 21:07
100 Freestyle – Van Patten – 47.43
200 Backstroke – Wilson – 1:52.10
200 Breaststroke – Deshusses – 2:05.39
500 Freestyle – Reinhard – 4:47.92
100 Butterfly – Hardy – 50.30 

UP NEXT: WashU takes on NCAA Division II Lindenwood University on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Edwardsville, Ill.