Men's Swimming and Diving Place 18th at NCAA Championships

March 29, 2008

The NCAA Men's Swimming Championships ended with the Sun Devils placed 18th overall with a final score of 51 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. Senior C.J. Nuess capping his career with a ninth place finish in the 1,650 freestyle. Junior Micky Benedetti also had a successful day on the platform, finishing ninth overall.

Nuess clocked in a time of 14:59.12 to place ninth overall in the 1,650 free. Nuess currently holds ASU's third-fastest time in the event with a 14:55.84.

Benedetti scored 396.95 on the platform to place ninth overall. Benedetti qualified for the consolation final with a dive of 364.20.

While the Sun Devils official season is over, numerous members of the ASU swimming and diving teams will be competing in international competition and the Olympic Trails. Be sure to check back in to for the most up-to-date information on these athletes.

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