Men's swimming and diving takes sixth at Sewanee Invitational

SEWANEE, Tenn. – The King University men's swimming and diving team finished sixth out of eight teams at the Sewanee Invitational, scoring 283 points and finishing ahead of Warren Wilson College and Campbellsville University.

Junior Nicholas Piumelli had an impressive meet for the Tornado, finishing fourth in the 200 yard breaststroke with a personal record time of 2:22.85. Alex Nochowicz, a senior, also had a solid outing. He swam the 1650 yard free, a distance of one mile, in 18:58.59, good for seventh place out of 19 swimmers and 14 seconds off his personal record time.

Christian Knobloch finished ninth of 27 swimmers in the 200 free with a time of 1:54.91, less than a second from his personal record. He also holds the all-time King record in the event. Knobloch, Nochowicz, Taylor Horton, and Jacob Morales combined to swim the 100 free relay in 43.53 seconds, in fourth place at the event but just 0.28 seconds from the second-place finishers.

The Tornado will be back in action on Friday, November 8 as they take on Milligan College and Pfeiffer University in Milligan College, Tenn.