Denison University posted top-five finishes in 19 of 23 sports to earn the North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championship for the 12th time in school history. The Big Red opened the year with top-five finishes in five of the seven fall sports, and kept the momentum rolling into the winter season with five more top-five finishes, including league titles in men's swimming & diving and women's swimming & diving. DU capped off the year with a strong showing in the spring season, finishing in the top-five in nine of the 10 sports, including the outright NCAC title in men's lacrosse. The Big Red secured the 2013 All-Sports title by compiling 165.0 total points, edging out 2012 All-Sports champion DePauw (159.5) by five-and-a-half points.
The NCAC continued its dominance at the 2013 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships as the Kenyon College men captured their 32nd national title all-time with 499.5 points. The Lords outdueled two-time defending national champion Denison by 71.5 points as the Big Red finished second with 428 points, while DePauw was 13th in the final standings with 105 points. In the women’s competition, the Kenyon Ladies finished second behind four-time National Champion Emory with 483 points, while Denison was third with 363 points, DePauw and Wooster tied for 27th with 19 points each and Ohio Wesleyan tied for 30th with Illinois Wesleyan with 18 points. In addition, CLICK HERE to watch on-site interviews conducted by NCAC Assistant Executive Director, Russell Kramer.
After having their historic streak of 31-straight NCAA Div. III Swimming & Diving Championships snapped by Denison in each of the past two seasons, the Kenyon Lords have risen to the top of the podium once again, winning the 2013 NCAA Div. III Men's Swimming & Diving National Title with 499.5 points. The Lords defeated arch-rival Denison by 71.5-points as the Big Red finished second with 428 points, while DePauw was 13th in the final men's standings with 105 points. In the women's competition, the Kenyon Ladies finished second behind four-time National Champion Emory with 483 points, while Denison was third with 363 points, DePauw and Wooster tied for 27th with 19 points each and Ohio Wesleyan tied for 30th with Illinois Wesleyan with 18 points. To access complete results from the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with live results, CLICK HERE. In addition, CLICK HERE to watch on-site interviews conducted by NCAC Assistant Executive Director, Russell Kramer.
The 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships will be held over a four day period at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas. The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) will serve as the host for the event, which will run Wednesday through Saturday (Mar. 20-23). Preliminary events begin at 10:00 a.m. (CST), with Finals beginning at 6:00 p.m. (CST) each day. The North Coast Athletic Conference will be represented in the women’s meet by Denison, DePauw, Kenyon, Ohio Wesleyan and Wooster, while Denison, DePauw and Kenyon will represent the conference on the men’s side. CLICK HERE for live results from Texas.
DePauw University won one outright league championship to go along with two third-place finishes and two fourth-place finishes to maintain its lead in the race for the 2012-13 North Coast Athletic Conference All-Sports Championship.
The Denison University men's and women's swimming & diving squads hold the top spots on their respective leaderboards following day three of competition at the 2013 North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships. The Big Red men won three events on the evening to stand atop the standings with 1,111.5 points, while the DU women have accumulated 1,162 points after winning four events on Friday night.