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December 13, 2013

Prep Roundup: Friday, Dec. 13

Eastern tops Western despite forfeiting 5 weights


Brown was tops in the 200 free (1:46.45) and 100 back (:56.27), and also joined with Cody Cox, Connor Hill and Josh Everetts to win the 200 free relay (1:37.48).

Jansen topped the field in the 200 IM (2:19.97) and 500 free (5:28.19) before teaming with Hill, Asa Sheffer and Matt Duke to win the 400 free relay (3:36.55).

Sheffer won the 100 free (:52.46), Everretts won the 50 free (:25.59), Cox won the diving program (194.45) and Ted Martin topped the field in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.19).

Jim Kelly, Reggie Manuel, Josh Jansen and A.J. Richards rounded out Western’s winners in the 200 medley relay (1:55.28).

“I’ve been really excited about the way everyone is swimming,” Bennett said. “It’s a similar story to the girls. Just about every guy winning had another one of our guys right on their heels. … I’m happy with the way we’re progressing, and I’m excited about the depth we’re starting to develop. I expected us to be strong depth-wise, but we’re developing more, which is good.”


Shawn Tokarcik, Charlie Doak and Andrew Doak were quadruple winners. Kaleb Sanders, Zach Eckart and Zach Walker were double winners for Eastern.

Tokarcik won in the 50 freestyle (:24.85) and 100 backstroke (1;04.88). Charlie Doak was tops in the 200 individual medley (2:34.25) and 100 butterfly (1:09.47). Andrew Doak took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:17.68), Kaleb Sanders won in the 200 freestyle (2:15.94) and 500 freestyle (6:03.90).

Tokarcik, Andrew Doak, Charlie Doak and Walker teamed up to win the 200 medley relay. Andrew Doak and Eckart joined Spencer Dance and Walker to win in the 200 freestyle relay. Eckart, Andrew Doak, Charlie Doak and Tokarcik teamed up to win the 400 freestyle relay (4:09.27).


Gray Longshore led the Purple Tigers as a quadruple winner, helping the squad improve to 4-0 on the season.

Gray Longshore teamed with Anthony Catt, Darren Curry and Will DeVaul to win the 200 medley realy in 1:51.59, and took home individual wins in the 200 IM (2:21.19) and 500 free (5:35.09) before joining with Kyle Miller, Joel Austin and Griffin Longshore to win the 400 free relay in 3:44.81.

Griffin Longshore was tops in the 200 free (2:01.73) and 100 butterfly (:59.82), and Catt added a victory in the 100 back (1:03.99). Drew Harris rounded out Northwestern’s winners in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.78).

“The boys were really pumped,” Northwestern coach Cindy Britten said. “Again, it’s a conference rival, and they were excited because of that. They had some outstanding times [Thursday] night. We had some good races and good competition for a change, and that was exciting to see.”

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