GAMBIER, Ohio-- Denison sent a limited roster of men's swimmers to the Kenyon Fast Chance Invitational seeking out one final 'B' cut for the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championship next month.
Senior Kenny Fox improved his 'B' cut in the 100 fly with a first place finish and a time of 48.76. Fox placed fifth in the 100 fly at nationals in 2018 and was seventh in the event as a sophomore in 2017.
Francis Biagioli and Ryan Stevenson went 1-2 in the 400 IM and both individuals came away with season-best performances. Biagioli won the event with a time of 3:57.03. His previous best time was 3:58.15 set last week at the NCAC Championship. Stevenson trimmed 15 seconds off his season best in the event, touching with a 'B' cut time of 4:00.96. Stevenson placed eighth in the 400 IM at nationals in 2018.
Another time trial 'B' cut occurred in the 1,650 free as Jackson Berman took four seconds off his previous season-best with a time of 16:01.70.
Jake Von Der Lippe nabbed a 'B' cut in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:03.30. She just missed his cut in the 100 breast as he finished with a time of 56.48.
The 2019 NCAA Division III Championships will take place on March 20-23 in Greensboro.