Swimming and diving claim four events against USF

Sioux Falls, SD — Augustana Swimming and Diving kicked off 2022 by winning four head-to-head events with Sioux Falls at the Midco Aquatics Center Friday night. Sioux Falls would win the Trials 137-125 against the Vikings.

Taylor Beagle picked up three wins to pave the way for the Augustana women’s team. She would first win the 1,000 free yards with a time of 10:30.58, just five seconds off her best time this year. Beagle earned his second win of the day in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:08.42. His final victory would be at the 200 yards IM with a time of 2:11.68.

Event five of the day would see Nesrine Jelliti made his Augustana debut winning the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:05.63. She defeated current NSIC leader Inte Pas of Sioux Falls to earn her first college victory.

On the men’s side, Pedro Borin would go on to build the school record books in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.69. Jackson Dirks would finish second in the event with a time of 22.60. Borin also posted a time of 53.23 in the 100-yard freestyle.

The Vikings will next be in action on the men’s side at the GLIAC Championships in Saginaw, Michigan, Feb. 4-7. The women will compete in the NSIC Championships Feb. 9-12 at the Midco Aquatics Center in Sioux Falls.


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