Posted: Oct 21, 2012 4:14 PM
COLUMBIA -- The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team posted a 131-107 victory over Missouri State on Saturday afternoon at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. Junior David Bonuchi and sophomore Mack Darragh each claimed two wins during the meet.
Bonuchi swept both diving events on the afternoon. The Columbia native claimed the 3-meter with 435.75 points and scored 345.53 in the 1-meter. Freshman Clark Thomas finished in second place in both events, as he scored 364.65 in the 3-meter and 315.23 in the 1-meter.
In the pool, Darragh won both the 400 IM and the 200 fly on the day. He clocked a time of 3:58.50 in the 400 IM and 1:50.83 in the 200 fly to win the events. Sophomore Igor Kozlovskij came in second in the 400 IM as he swam a 4:03.84.
Sophomore Eegan Groome was also a winner as he claimed the 500 free in 4:32.90.
In the 1000 free, freshman Daniel Graviss took top honors with a time of 9:32.78, while sophomore Andrew Phillips claimed second with a swim of 9:39.88.
The 400 medley relay team of Sam Tierney, Mark Conroy, Darragh and freshman Max Grodecki swam a 3:18.74 to finish first in the event. The quartet of Austin Fish, Blas Yslas, Ryan Sellers and Stephen Sobczak narrowly missed second in the event with a 3:27.05, just 0.02 behind the second-place team.
Mizzou returns to the pool on Friday, October 26 when the team hosts Kentucky and SIU at 2 p.m. at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
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