Fuhs Earns All-America Honors in 200 Breaststroke

Eric Fuhs
Eric Fuhs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –  Freshman Eric Fuhs earned All-America honors in the 200 breaststroke as he finished eighth with a time of 2:02.34 on the final day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

Fuhs won the NEWMAC Championship and set the school record (2:00.88) at the NEWMAC Championship meet this season and was named the NEWMAC Rookie of the Year. He swam a 2:01.66 to finish eighth in the morning preliminaries and earn himself a spot in the championship heat.

Junior Taylor Rowe earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 1,650 freestyle for the third straight season as he placed 16th with a time of 16:02.19.

Rowe earned honorable mention All-America honors as he placed 13th last season he placed 16th as a freshman.

Sophomore Joe Rodriguez placed 18th in the 100 freestyle with a time of 45.15. He was second in the event at the NEWMAC Championship with a time of 45.41 this season.

The men's 400 freestyle relay of junior Patrick Jackson, junior Chasse Sodemann, senior Ross Garrett and Rodriguez placed 21st with a time of 3:07.35. They hold the school record with a time of 3:03.92.

On the women's side, the women's 400 freestyle relay of freshman Sarah Passilla, junior Kristen Young, freshman Emily Benson and junior Christine McCulla placed 25th with a time of 3:31.61

Benson also finished 22rd in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 17:16.20.

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