February 18, 2010

Khoury-Hanold places 7th in 200 IM to open MIAC championships

The Pipers started off the evening session with an eighth place finish in the 200 freestyle relay. The team of Khoury-Hanold, David Janezich (Sr., Minneapolis, Minn.), Tyler Lambert-Perkins (Sr., Fargo, N.D.), and Tyler Anderson (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.) swam nearly five seconds faster than their seed time, touching the wall in 1:36.89.

Khoury-Hanold then finished seventh in the 200 IM finals with a 1:57.48 time. 

The night ended with the Piper 400 yard medley relay team finishing eighth with a time of 4:08.71. The team consisted of Lambert-Perkins, Anderson, Khoury-Hanold, and Janezich.

During the morning preliminary sessions, Khoury-Hanold's 200 IM time of 1:57.12 was seventh in the preliminary heats. Already third on the Piper all-time list in the event, the finish bettered his previous time of 1:57.57.

Janezich swam a 5:20.32 in the 500 freestyle, finishing 22nd, while Anderson was 33rd in the 50 freestyle in 25.85.

On the one-meter diving board, Chris Zimmerman (Fy., North Mankato, Minn.) tallied 273.05 points in the preliminary round of dives.

Tonight's finals session will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota.

MIAC Swimming & Diving Championships Website