Storm swimmers set records at Grinnell Invite
GRINNELL, Iowa - The Simpson men's swimming team put together its most impressive outing of the season over the weekend, breaking five school records at the Grinnell Invitational held Jan. 20-21.
With only four swimmers competing, the Storm placed seventh of seven teams with 93 points. Grinnell won the meet with 1,290.5 points.
Schmidt set a record nearly every time he touched the water. He placed 7th in the 100 backstroke (57.94), 13th in the 200 backstroke (2:10.00), 21st in the in the 200 IM (2:14.18) and 21st in the 200 freestyle (1:55.29), all records. Along with Steven Best, Dustin Martens and Schneider he also helped record a season-low time of 4:19.97 in the 400 medley relay, placing 16th.
Schneider broke the record in the 200 butterfly, taking 22nd (2:29.84). He also lowered his personal best time in the 200 freestyle, taking 27th (2:00.17).
Best turned in his best effort of the year in 200 breaststroke (20th, 2:52.36) while Martens had his best outing in the 100 freestyle (44th, 1:00.55).