Swimming & Diving Concludes Day Three of Horizon League Championships

Diver Mark Ciesielski
Diver Mark Ciesielski

Feb. 28, 2014

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CLEVELAND, Ohio- Day three of the Horizon League Championships concluded with the UIC men’s swimming and diving team in third with 376.50 points, and the women’s squad in fifth with 300 points.

On the men’s side, Joel Demuth touched fourth in the 200 freestyle with a final time of 1:40.97. Vince Errichiello’s time of 1:41.73 was good for seventh.

Kei Ishimaru took fifth in the 100 butterfly (48.46), with Sebastian Ostrowski touching just after for sixth with a time of 49.25.

Ostrowski also competed in the 100 backstroke taking fourth with a time of 49.55. Peter Errichiello finished in sixth (50.08). Christian Grobe placed eighth in the 400 IM with a final time of 4:03.74. 

The quartet of Demuth, V. Errichiello, Ryota Kuwahara and Nick Kowaleski finished fifth in the 800 free relay to touch with a time of 6:45.50.

Three UIC divers finished in the top eight on the one-meter board Friday during the final day of men’s diving competition. Freshman Tyler Pastore took fifth with a score of 302.75. Mark Ciesielski was sixth with 272.20, and Jeremy Rohrman placed eighth with 253.50.

The women’s squad started off on a good note when Danel Voorhees (55.50) and Melanie Waszak (55.82) sped through the 100 fly placing second and third, respectively. Veronica Gibson finished third in the 400 IM with a time of 4:23.98.

Monica Pinkus touched fourth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:02.97. Anne Jacobsen’s time of 57.10 was good for fifth in the 100 back.

Waszak was joined by Katherine Hare, Veronica Gibson and Kelsey Millin for the 800 free relay. The foursome took fifth with a final time of 7:37.13.

Saturday, the final day of competition, includes men’s and women’s 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay and women’s three-meter diving. Preliminary rounds begin in 9 a.m. (CT), with finals streaming live ( starting at 4:30 p.m.