Rodriguez Adds Third All-America Honor of Weekend to Close out NCAA Championships

Joe Rodriguez
Joe Rodriguez

GREENSBORO, N.C. --  Joe Rodriguez earned his third All-America honor of the weekend as he placed seventh in the 100 freestyle to close out the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

Rodriguez set the school record with a time of 44.53 to place fifth in the preliminaries and earn a spot in the championship where he posted a time of 44.88  to place seventh earning All-America honors for the third time this week.

Coast Guard finished 13th as a team with 81 points.

Eric Fuhs earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 breaststroke as he placed 11th with a time of 2:01.38 while Chasse Sodemann was 30th with a time of 2:18.38. Fuhs earned six points with his finish, which was key as the Bears beat Merchant Marine by five team points overall.

The men's 400 freestyle relay of Dan Jenkins, Rodriguez, Patrick Jackson and John Pompay placed 21st  posting a time of 3:05.17.

On the women's side, Josie McGuire placed 26th in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 17:28.36.

The women's 400 freestyle relay of Emily Benson, Kristen Durham-Young, McGuire and Sarah Passilla finished 22nd with a time of 3:30.57 and Passilla was 50th in the 100 freestyle (52.65).

Coast Guard placed 28th in the women's championship with 24 points. 

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