February 06, 2009

Lone senior Burgess wins three events in final home meet

Burgess captured a win in his first swim of the evening, winning the 50 free with a time of 23.23.

Burgess then won the freestyle at double the distance in 50.10. His third win of the evening came in the 100 breaststroke, winning by nearly eight seconds with a finish of 1:07.82.

In his first event in the pool, Will Khoury-Hanold (Jr., Kingsford, Mich.) won the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:01.71. He added a win in the 100 fly with a finish of 54.87.

The hat trick event win for Khoury-Hanold came in the 100 backstroke, as he touched the wall in 56.09.

David Janezich (Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.) captured the win in the 500 freestyle in an exciting finish, edging out River Falls by one second. He won the race in 5:27.11.

Ryan Wakefield (So., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) finished third in the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.71.

The MIAC Championship meet will be held at the University of Minnesota from Thursday, February 19 - Saturday, February 21.