Missouri State edges both Drury squads in first dual meeting of 2021-22

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Missouri State edged both of Drury’s swimming & diving teams on Friday at Hammons Student Center in Springfield. Friday’s event was the first of two duals scheduled for this season between the two programs. In the men’s competition, the Bears won by seven, 124-117, and just nine points separated the women’s teams as MSU took the event 123-114. 
Men’s Highlights

  • Drury won the 400 Medley Relay by two seconds, posting a time of 3:21.01
  • The Panthers were 1-2-3 in the 50 Free – Kham Glass was first (21.02), Caleb Carlson was second (21.37), and Alex Bowen was third (21.41)
  • Andrew Rodriguez won the 200 IM (1:52.30)
  • Cole Earl took the 1-meter diving competition with 256.57 points
  • Caleb Carlson won the 200 Breast (2:05.09)
  • The Panthers capped the night with a win in the 400 Free Relay (3:04.54)

Women’s Highlights

  • Drury opened the night with a win in the 400 Medley Relay (3:49.72) and won by 0.3 seconds
  • Allison Weber cruised to a win in the 1000 Free with a time of 10:25.03
  • Freshman Aurora Duncan claimed a victory in the 200 Fly (2:05.00)
  • Bec Cross finished first in the 500 Free (5:05.68)
  • Claire Conover, a freshman from Wichita, Kan., won the 200 Breast (2:20.75)

The two teams will meet again on Jan. 15 at the Breech Pool in he Drury campus.

This article is provided by Drury University Athletics