Swim team finishes fourth in MAC
On the final day of the Mid-American Conference swimming and diving championships, SIU finished with one champion.
Junior Fillippo Dell’Olio was the lone champion Saturday night for the Salukis. The Italian transfer won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:46.54, .19 seconds ahead of the second-place swimmer, sophomore Logan Burton from Eastern Michigan University. EMU came in first place in the tournament.
Dell’olio was recognized at the end of the night with first team All-Mac honors along with three other teammates.
Senior Till Pallmann, junior Andre Luiz Brillhante and sophomore Joao Facciotti were all members of the All-MAC first team.
SIU finished fourth in the team standings just as they did last year.
Evan Jones can be reached at [email protected] or at (618)536-3304