June 8, 2023

2023 NCAA Males’s Championship: ‘Underdog’ NC State Units NCAA Document of 1:20.67 in 200 Medley Relays

There was a number of hype surrounding many non-NC State packages that entered the primary night of the 2023 NCAA Championship on Wednesday evening. That was effective for the 4 swimmers within the 200 medley relay.

“Oh yeah, I suppose we” had been underdog, butterfly Nyls Korstanje aforementioned. “And that gave us a chip on the shoulder. We did not enter as favourites, and it is nice to be on the weak facet. We solely hear to point out that we’re not losers.

NC State grew to become the primary 4 to interrupt 1:21, Kacper Stokowski, Mason Hunter, Korstanje and David Curtiss He set an NCAA and US Open report of 1:20.67 on the College of Minnesota Jean Okay. Freeman Aquatic Heart. Wolfpack received the occasion for the primary time. They tied for third place with Cal final season.

Stokowski went to twenty.36 to push them forward and Korstanje immediately cut up 19.15. This was given to Curtiss to deliver house at 18:21.

“We actually wished to get this relay,” Curtiss mentioned. “We thought and talked about all of it yr. It is essential for us to begin the momentum for the remainder of the workforce. Having the ability to begin on the suitable foot and swim as quick as we are able to and do our greatest is unquestionably a superb begin and can transfer the workforce ahead.”

This yr’s winners versus final yr:

  • Stokowski 20.36 – Hunter 22.95 – Guard 19.15 – Curtiss 18.21
  • Chaney 20.19 – Hillis 23.20 – Friese 19.36 – Davis 18.38

The second was the State of Arizona, thanks partially Leon Marchand It splits 22.27 to 1:21.07, additionally below the NCAA ranking of 1:21.13. he joined Jack DolanMax McCusker And Johnny Kulow.

Picture Courtesy of: Peter H. Bick

Florida was third, 0.01 seconds slower than this yr (Adam Chaney, Alexas Savickas, Eric Friese, Josh Liendo). Third medal in a row for the Gators, who completed second in 2021.

Cal’s Bjorn Seeliger He had the quickest backstroke at 20.29. (Stokowski joked that he was one-tenth slower than Seeliger, with .08 final yr and .07 this yr, for the second yr in a row.) Marchand led the breaststrokes and Korstanje the butterflies, although Tennessee adopted the 18.90 set. Jordan Crooks on the SEC Championship. Liendo’s 18.03 was the quickest among the many anchor toes.

“Actually, it is one thing that is been carried out over time,” Korstanje mentioned of his departure. “I used to be dreaming of going to the quickest time in 50 flight historical past. Sadly my son Jordan had a barely quicker one, however he was nonetheless quicker than final yr’s quickest cut up in historical past. I am glad I received into the nook as a result of it’s extremely, essential on this flight. I am comfortable we’re working it.”

California completed fourth. Indiana received the second of three timed qualifiers to complete fifth in 1:51.52. The highest six groups had been under the pool report. All had been additionally below the American report primarily based on Cal in 2018, however all had no less than one worldwide swimmer.

This included the worldwide expertise at Wolfpack, which gave them a dream begin.

“It feels nice,” Stokowski mentioned. “I instructed them earlier than the race – I can let you know this – I believed it and instructed them we might do it. And he will get it proper now and proper right here.

 Occasion 1  Males 200 Yard Medley Relay
         NCAA: N 1:21.13  3/23/2022 Florida
                          A Chaney, D Hillis, J Friese, W Davis
         Meet: M 1:21.13  3/23/2022 Florida
                          A Chaney, D Hillis, J Friese, W Davis
     American: A 1:21.88  3/23/2018 California
                          D Carr, C Hoppe, J Lynch, R Hoffer
   U. S. Open: O 1:21.13  3/23/2022 Florida
                          A Chaney, D Hillis, J Friese, W Davis
         Pool: P 1:21.82  3/24/2018 College of Southern Cal
                          Glinta, Vissering, Carter, Con
    College                                 Seed     Finals Factors 
  1 NC State                            1:22.25    1:20.67N  40  
     1) Stokowski, Kacper SR          2) r:0.15 Hunter, Mason 5Y      
     3) r:0.09 Korstanje, Nyls SR     4) r:0.16 Curtiss, David SO     
    r:+0.71  20.36        43.31 (22.95)
        1:02.46 (19.15)     1:20.67 (18.21)
  2 ASU                                 1:21.69    1:21.07N  34  
     1) Dolan, Jack SR                2) r:0.07 Marchand, Leon SO     
     3) r:0.28 McCusker, Max 5Y       4) r:0.26 Kulow, Jonny FR       
    r:+0.69  20.61        42.88 (22.27)
        1:02.62 (19.74)     1:21.07 (18.45)
  3 Florida                             1:21.73    1:21.14P  32  
     1) Chaney, Adam JR               2) r:0.36 Savickas, Aleksas FR  
     3) r:0.20 Friese, Eric SR        4) r:0.16 Liendo, Josh FR       
    r:+0.72  20.38        43.36 (22.98)
        1:03.11 (19.75)     1:21.14 (18.03)
  4 California                          1:22.84    1:21.24P  30  
     1) Seeliger, Bjorn JR            2) r:0.27 Bell, Liam SR         
     3) r:0.34 Rose, Dare JR          4) r:0.21 Alexy, Jack SO        
    r:+0.57  20.29        43.28 (22.99)
        1:03.13 (19.85)     1:21.24 (18.11)
  5 Indiana                             1:23.52    1:21.52P  28  
     1) Burns, Brendan SR             2) r:0.09 Mathias, Van 5Y       
     3) r:0.25 Frankel, Tomer JR      4) r:0.18 Wright, Gavin JR      
    r:+0.57  20.60        43.13 (22.53)
        1:02.69 (19.56)     1:21.52 (18.83)
  6 Tennessee                           1:21.43    1:21.59P  26  
     1) Kammann, Bjoern SO            2) r:0.18 Houlie, Michael 5Y    
     3) r:0.29 Crooks, Jordan SO      4) r:0.25 Santos, Guilherme FR  
    r:+0.75  20.97        43.88 (22.91)
        1:03.15 (19.27)     1:21.59 (18.44)
  7 Louisville                          1:23.59    1:22.43   24  
     1) Lowe, Dalton JR               2) r:0.14 Petrashov, Denis SR   
     3) r:0.27 Elaraby, Abdelrhman SR 4) r:0.09 Eastman, Michael 5Y   
    r:+0.73  20.56        43.35 (22.79)
        1:03.63 (20.28)     1:22.43 (18.80)
  8 Virginia                            1:23.03    1:22.51   22  
     1) Brownstead, Matt JR           2) r:0.37 Nichols, Noah JR      
     3) r:0.20 Edwards, Max SR        4) r:0.04 Lamb, August SR       
    r:+0.63  20.76        43.76 (23.00)
        1:04.01 (20.25)     1:22.51 (18.50)

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