GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Missouri S&T's swimming team got a pair of All-America performances Thursday night on the second day of competition at the NCAA Division II Championships, as Morgan Meyer (Ruston, LA/Ruston) landed one on an individual basis and another as part of S&T's 400-yard medley relay team.
Meyer finished in 11th place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:37.93 to earn his seventh All-America award during his S&T career. Later in the evening, Meyer picked up another All-America award as he anchored the medley relay team that included Ethan Shih (Papillion, NE/Papillion-LaVista), Josh Umrysh and Eirik Nielsen (Stathelle, Norway/Toppidrettsgynmaset) that finished sixth in the consolation final with a time of 3:16.54.
Nielsen also competed in the 100-yard butterfly and posted a time of 48.89 seconds in the preliminary round of that event.
Missouri S&T is in 21st place in the team standings at the midway point of the NCAA Division II Championships, which is currently led by Queens (N.C.) by over 100 points over Indianapolis. The national meet runs through Saturday.