OXFORD, Ohio—Miami’s men’s swimming and diving team sits in second-place at the Miami Invitational following Thursday night’s session at the Nixon Aquatic Center. Denison leads with 283 points, edging out the RedHawks to this point, who earned 164 points to begin the Invitational.
Freshman Bryan McNamara swam well and was the top Miami swimmer in the 1650 freestyle (16:11.26) placing ninth overall. The ninth-place finish earned the RedHawks 23 points. McNamara also contributed to a fifth-place finish in the 800 freestyle relay with senior Dan Nemeth, freshman Lucas Brock and sophomore Jake Prodoehl (6:54.28).
The relay team of freshman Grant Stafford, junior Joe Baumgartner, junior Andrew Kilkenny and sophomore Chris Dieter finished third in the 800 freestyle relay (6:43.18) earning the RedHawks 58 points.
Senior Sean Minderlein and Brock finished thirteenth and fourteenth in the 1650 freestyle, respectively. Minderlein finished with a time of 16:31.53 and Brock finished with a time of 16:46.30.
The Miami Invitational resumes Friday morning, Dec. 6, at 9 a.m. with the 200 butterfly preliminaries. The evening session kicks off later that day at 6 p.m. at the Nixon Aquatic Center.