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Two Cats Earn All-American Honors at Day of NCAA Championships

Mar 25, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Day 2 of Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships wrapped up Thursday evening in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

Arizona had a successful day as they had two individual All-Americans and both of their relays earning All-American Honorable Mention honors. 

Captain Brooks Fail swam a personal best of 4:09.41 in the 500 free prelims Thursday morning, and would then go on to swim in the finals with a time of 4:09.54, placing third and earning All-American honors. 

David Schlicht was the second Wildcat to earn All-American honors Thursday night, as he swam in the 200 IM with a time of 1:41.82, finishing sixth in the nation. 

The 200 free and 400 medley relays both took place Thursday and Arizona claimed All-American Honorable Mention honors for both events. The 200 free (Ercegovic, Reid, Combs, Maric) finished with a time of 1:17.18 and 400 medley (Maric, iida, Reid, Ercegovic) finished with a time of 3:04.96. 

After two days, Arizona sits at #11 in the standings with 51 total points.

Day 3 of the Men's NCAA Championships will begin tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. MST for prelims, followed up by finals at 3 p.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.