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Markentin Captures Podium Finish, Cats Wrap Up Day 2

Feb 25, 2021

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Swimming and Diving wrapped up Day 2 of the 2021 Pac-12 Championships Thursday evening. 

Diving Championships
Sophomore Bjorn Markentin placed 3rd in the 1 meter dive, scoring 342.80 total points. This was Arizona's second podium finish in as many days as fellow teammate Delaney Schnell was crowned the 1 meter Pac-12 champion Wednesday afternoon.

Swimming Championships
On the night there were four different Wildcat swimmers to earn NCAA B cut honors in their respective events. Kayla Filipek (22.73) in the 50 free, Hannah Farrow (1:59.04) in the 200 IM, Molly Batchelor (4:44.03) and Amalie Mortensen (4:45.03) in the 500 free. The Cats also placed 4th in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:29.83.

Fantastic Freshmen
Arizona captured the top three spots of the 500 free B final with the freshmen trio of Molly Batchelor, Amalie Mortensen, and Tia Lindsay.  

We will be back in action again tomorrow starting with Swimming prelims at 9 a.m. MST followed up by Diving at 10 a.m. MST.

Follow the action live on Arizona Swimming and Diving's Twitter @ArizonaSwimDive and check each night for results and a recap of the event.