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Men's Swimming and Diving Wins Ted Erikson Invite

Men's Swimming and Diving Wins Ted Erikson Invite

CHICAGO, Ill.- The Illinois Institute of Technology Men's Swimming and Diving teamhosted the five-team Ted Erikson Invite on Saturday. Illinois Tech placed first in the meet.

Team Scores

  1. Illinois Tech - 282
  2. Lincoln College - 151
  3. Manchester University - 104
  4. North Central College - 11
  5. Eureka College - 0

Meet Highlights

  • Tech's first victory came in the 200 Yard Freestyle, as the Scarlet Hawks placed the top four finishers in the event. Julian Escasa led the way with a time a 1:51.20.
  • In the 100 Yard Breaststroke, Michael Milici took first and nine points with a time of 1:05.53.
  • That wouldn't be Milici's last win, as he later took the 200 Yard Baskstroke with a 2:05.21 time.
  • Jay Korhonen earned a win in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 5:08.34.
  • Escasa won another event as well, winning the 200 Yard Individual Medley late in the meet with a time of 2:05.15.
  • In the last swimming event of the day, the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay team of Tanner Grieve, Connor McGuire, Matt Schindler, and Escasa took first and 18 points with a time of 1:32.60.
  • David Polzin took the second diving portion of the meet with a 157.55 score.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks break until January. Tech will host Lawrence University in the Keating Sports Center on Saturday, January 16 at 1:00 p.m. CT. Live video will be available at