Nelson breaks own record, Storm fall to No. 9 St. Ambrose

Nick Keller
Nick Keller

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Noah Nelson broke his own school record and the Simpson men's swimming and diving won three events in the loss against ninth ranked NAIA St. Ambrose 121-64 Saturday afternoon at the Indianola YMCA.

Nelson broke a school record in the third straight meet, breaking his own mark while winning the 200 IM. Nelson's time of 2:00.25 shaves off 1.97 seconds from his previous school record.

Nelson also took the gold in his second win of the afternoon in the 200 breaststroke, coming in a staggering 12.44 seconds ahead of the competition.

Freshman Nick Keller claimed the Storm's third win of the afternoon, taking first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:03.28. Keller crushed the previous top time of 2:26.72 this year set by Blake Kakacek back in the first meet on Oct. 21.

Up Next
Simpson hosts Loras to end their three-meet homestand next Friday, Nov. 17. Start time is 5:00 p.m.

Meet Report
400 medley relay — 2. Nick Keller, Noah Nelson, Ryan Gaumer, Noah Bruns, 3:46.06
1000 freestyle — 2. Sam Law, 11:41.14
200 freestyle — 2. James McKee, 2:02.05; 4. Austin Andes, 2:06.04; 5. Blake Kakacek, 2:10.26
50 freestyle — 2. Nick Keller, 22.57; 5. Noah Bruns, 23.41; 6. Ryan Gaumer, 23.51
200 IM — 1. Noah Nelson, 2:00.25 (SR); 4. Mason Remington, 2:23.59
200 butterfly — 3. James McKee, 2:32.96
100 freestyle — 3. Noah Bruns 51.43; 5. Ryan Gaumer, 53.80
200 backstroke — 1. Nick Keller, 2:03.28; 4. Blake Kakacek, 2:23.59
500 freestyle — 3. Sam Law, 5:41.92
200 breaststroke — 1. Noah Nelson, 2:10.80; 4. Mason Remington, 2:34.63
800 freestyle relay — 2. James McKee, Blake Kakacek, Mason Remington, Sam Law, 8:44.38