Storm men’s swimming competes at Morningside

Blake Kakacek
Blake Kakacek

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- The Simpson men's swimming team finished with four personal bests as they lost to Morningside 167-28 on Saturday.

Blake Kakacek swam his best 100 backstroke of the season with a time of 1:07.22, finishing fourth place in the event. Kakacek bested his previous time of 1:07.24 set against the Iowa State Club earlier this month. Kakacek also set a personal best in the 100 individual medley with a time of 1:10.78. Kakacek also swam in the 200 freestyle relay.

Harrison Smith finished fifth in the 100 freestyle with a PR time of 1:00.58, besting his time of 1:02.20. Austin Andes also had his best time of the year with his 1:04.43 time in the 100 IM.

Up Next
Simpson is off until traveling to Cedar Rapids for the Liberal Arts Championships on Feb 13.

Meet Report
50 freestyle — 3. Ryan Gaumer, 23.12 | 5. James McKee, 25.54 | 6. Harrison Smith, 26.45
100 freestyle — 3. Ryan Gaumer, 52.60 | 5. Harrison Smith, 1:00.58 (PR)
500 freestyle — 3. Sam Law, 5:41.27
1000 freestyle — 4. Sam Law, 11:57.47
100 backstroke — 4. Blake Kakacek, 1:07.22 (PR)
100 butterfly — 4. James McKee, 1:03.77
100 breaststroke — 4. Austin Andes, 1:13.15
100 IM — 6. Logan Strawser, 1:02.72 | 7. Austin Andes, 1:04.43 (PR) | 8. Blake Kakacek, 1:10.78 (PR)
200 freestyle relay — 3. Sam Law, Harrison Smith, Blake Kakacek, Logan Strawser, 1:44.21
200 medley relay — 2. Ryan Gaumer, Austin Andes, James McKee, Logan Strawser, 1:49.71