Dec. 7, 2009
By Dana Ingraham
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Southern Illinois men's and women's swimming and diving teams finished third and seventh, respectively, as competition concluded at the University of Missouri Tiger Invitational Sunday.
Mizzou swept top honors in the three-day meet, posting decisive team scores on both the men's and women's sides.
Senior Jameson Kuper continued his solid performance on the weekend, finishing third in the 200 breast swimming 2:02.72, good for 16 points for SIU.
The top Saluki men's and women's relay teams finished fifth and tenth in the final race of the day, the 400 free relay.
With the 2009 portion of its schedule now complete, SIU will return to the pool Jan. 23, opening the year with a conference dual meet at Missouri State. Competition is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.