Pair of Men's Relays Earn Honorable Mention All-America Honors

Patrick Jackson
Patrick Jackson

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Coast Guard men's 200 freestyle relay and the 400 medley relay both earned honorable mention All-America honors during the second day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

The men's 200 freestyle relay of Dan Jenkins, Joe Rodriguez, Tyler Dominick and John Pompay placed 11th with a time of 1:22.19 to earn honorable mention All-America honors. The relay missed making the top eight in the morning preliminaries and earning a spot in the championship final by seven hundredths of a second.

The men's 400 medley relay of Jenkins, Sodemann, Patrick Jackson and Rodriguez placed 16th with a time of 3:21.45 to also earn honorable mention All-America honors.

On the women's side, the 200 freestyle relay of Kristen Durham-Young, Emily Benson, Josie McGuire and Sarah Passilla finished 29th in 1:37.98.

Passilla placed 26th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:35.53 while Durham-Young was 28th in the 200 freestyle as she posted a time of 1:53.14.

Coast Guard sits in 13th place in the men's championship at the halfway point.

The Bears are back in the pool on Friday for the third day of the four day championship which will feature Sodemann and Eric Fuhs in the 100 breaststroke and the women's 800 freestyle relay.