GRANVILLE, Ohio-- The latest national rankings from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America were released today and the men's swimming & diving team held steady as the nation's top-ranked team in Division III while the women sit at No. 2 behind only Emory University.
The men's swimming & diving team are coming off an outstanding showing at the three-day Miami Invitational where left with the overall team championship for the fourth consecutive year. Last year's NCAA Swimmer of the Year, Jack Lindell, boasts the nation's fastest time in the 400 IM (3:51.56) and the 200 backstroke (1:46.68). Overall, Denison has at least one individual ranked in the nation's top-10 in 12 of 15 events.
The women's swimming & diving team has utilized an infusion of youth combined with a core of veterans to rise to No. 2 in the polls. Carolyn Kane leads the nation in the 100 butterfly with a time of 54.67. She is also ranked second in the 100 freestyle in 50.49. Campbell Costley is second in the 1,650 freestyle and KT Kustritz ranks second in both breaststroke events.
The Denison women will resume their season on Jan. 7 when they travel to Athens, Ohio to take on Ohio University. The men's team is back in action on Jan. 8 when they host DePauw University at 12 p.m. at the Trumbull Aquatics Center.