Men's Swimming & Diving Takes Third at Pointer Invite

Men's Swimming & Diving Takes Third at Pointer Invite

STEVENS POINT, Wis. ( – The UW-Eau Claire men's swimming & diving team finished in third place out of four teams at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational today.


The Blugolds came in third with 938.5 points while UW-La Crosse won with 1,095 and UW-Stevens Point took second with 1,085.5.

Alex Card (Sr.-Prior Lake, Minn.) led the Blugolds as he won two events, the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard breaststroke. He finished with a time of 1:59.96 in the 200 IM and 2:08.82 in the 200 breaststroke.

Over the course of the two-day event, Eau Claire also had 10 other second or third place finishes.

The Blugolds will be home next Saturday, hosting UW-Whitewater for Senior Day and the final home meet of the year. Diving will get started at 9:30 a.m. while swimming will get underway at 1 p.m. in the McPhee Physical Education Center.