Swimming & Diving

Divers McIntire, Miller and Beyer Highlight Meet Against Denver

Dec. 17, 2016

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Florida Atlantic University swimming and diving hosted Denver on Saturday afternoon as divers Ryan McIntire and Lauren Beyer came away with wins and Miles Miller saw two second-place finishes to highlight the day. The men's 200-yard freestyle relay team also came away with a victory as did the men's and women's 400-yard medley relays and Colin Kozak in the 100-yard IM.

Coach's Quote
"We had some great competition against University of Denver, who swam really well after their training camp down south," said Head Swim and Dive Coach Lara Preacco. "Our 'FAU Fun Invite' was also a great way to get our swimmers and divers back into competition mode after our mid-season meet. The divers surpassed themselves again. Owls up to Ryan, Miles and Lauren for a job well done"

Making A Splash


  • With his third win of the year in each event, Ryan McIntire took first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives with scores of 308.01 and 337.57, respectively. Miles Miller was close behind in both events as he earned second in the 1- and 3-meter dives with scores of 280.20 and 296.47.
  • The men's 100-yard medley relay team of John Brennock, Phillip Crouch III, John Nolte and Kozak had a strong second-place finish with a time of 42.70 to open the meet.
  • Brennock then went on to lead the 200-yard freestyle team to victory alongside Cole Wisecarver, Kozak and Nolte coming in at 1:25.52. He also began the 400-yard medley relay with a 52.92 100 IM to help the team of Christian Pineiro, Michael Rahrig and Aaron Spence take first in 3:41.72.
  • Kozak added to his banner day with a win in the 100 IM coming in more than one second ahead of the swimmer that took second place with a career best time of 57.03.
  • Nolte and Alex Taber also had impressive performances as Nolte took second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:49.60) and Taber came in third in the 100-yard backstroke (53.03).
  • As a team, the men finished behind Denver with final scores of 168-124.


  • Lauren Beyer saw her first win of the season in the 1-meter dive as she put up a score of 254.02.
  • Freshman Sharon Kok swam a quick 25.14 to earn second in the 50-yard freestyle. Fellow frosh Brooke Johnson followed suit with a second-place finish in the 10-yard freestyle (56.77).
  • Hannah Roper and Lydia Musleh didn't want to be left out of the party as Roper claimed second in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.71) and Musleh swam a personal best in the 50-yard freestyle (27.35).
  • A mix of veterans and newcomers secured the win for the Owls in the 400-yard medley relay as freshman Melanie Doan and Kelsey Witkay along with senior Roper and junior Reuter came in at 4:12.03.
  • The women racked up 111 points to Denver's 168.

Up Next
The Owls have a very short break as they head to Naples, Fla. on Monday, Dec. 19 to face Cincinnati and Georgia Tech.

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