Storm win four events in loss to Coe

Noah Nelson
Noah Nelson

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Noah Nelson won two events to lead the Simpson men's swimming and diving team in a 134-68 loss to Coe on Friday.

Nelson won the 200 breaststroke and the 400 IM for the Storm, who fell to 1-3 in dual competition. He swam the 200 breaststroke in 2:15.71 and the 400 IM in 4:19.13. The sophomore has won 7 of 8 individual events this season.

Ryan Gaumer added a win in the 50 freestyle, finishing in 23.03 for his second win in the event this season. He added a second-place effort in the 100 freestyle.

The team of James McKee, Blake Kakacek, Austin Andes and Sam Law took home a victory in the 200 freestyle relay.

Event Winners
Ryan Gaumer — 50 freestyle, 23.03
Noah Nelson — 200 breaststroke, 2:15.71
Noah Nelson — 400 IM, 4:19.13
200 freestyle relay — James McKee, Blake Kakacek, Austin Andes, Sam Law, 1:42.78

Meet Report
50 freestyle — 1. Ryan Gaumer, 23.03 | 5. Blake Kakacek, 26.33
100 freestyle — 2. Ryan Gaumer, 51.91 | 3. Logan Strawser, 52.56
200 freestyle — 2. Logan Strawser, 1:57.84 | 4. Austin Andes, 2:04.02
500 freestyle — 4. Sam Law, 5:39.71 | 5. James McKee, 5:45.80
1000 freestyle — 3. Sam Law, 11:47.35
200 backstroke — 5. Blake Kakacek, 2:29.04
200 breaststroke — 1. Noah Nelson, 2:15.71 | 2. Austin Andes, 2:42.46
400 IM — 1. Noah Nelson, 4:19.13
200 freestyle relay — 1. James McKee, Blake Kakacek, Austin Andes, Sam Law, 1:42.78
200 medley relay — 2. Ryan Gaumer, Noah Nelson, James McKee, Logan Strawser, 1:46.20

Up Next
The Storm travel to Dubuque, Iowa for a dual with Loras on Friday, Nov. 16. Start time is set for 5 p.m.