Female swimmer butterfly stroke

The Missouri State swim team hosted Drury for a meet on Oct. 19.

The Missouri State swimming and diving team kept its impressive run going, sweeping Southern Illinois in two meets in as many days.

The Bears had a great team outing as well as a number of individual finishes earning them some big wins. 

Senior Artur Osvath dominated the 200-meter races, posting first in both the butterfly (1:48.79) and breaststroke (2:00.10.) 

Sophomore Libby Howell finished first in the 1,000m freestyle (10:35.04) along with the 200 (1:54.32) and the 500 (5:12.74). 

The other individual winners for Missouri State were freshman Pawel Krawczyk, juniors Sarah Allegri and Samuel Senn, along with seniors Bryce Blattner, Loretta Stelnicki and Josie Pearson. 

Krawczyk and Senn both won in multiple events – Krawzyck winning the 1,000 at 9:35.44 and 500 freestyle at 4:34.76.

Senn clocked in at 20.93 for the 50m and 46.12 for the 100 freestyle, earning the top spot in both.

Stelnicki also claimed first place in the 50m (24.24) and 100 freestyle (52.75).

Allegri won the 200 backstroke and clocked in at 2:06.98.

Blattner grabbed first place in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 1:53.48.  

The diving team also saw success, especially from its freshmen.

John David Spence, Trevor Fischer and Adriana Avila all placed within the top five for their events. 

The Bears will have a slight break from competition, not returning until Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. against Lindenwood at home for Senior Day.