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March 21, 2013

Rose swimmers begin national competition

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman senior John Huster and freshman Orion Martin began competition at the NCAA Division III swimming championships Wednesday.

Martin finished 38th in the 50-yard freestyle preliminaries with a time of 21.26 seconds on Wednesday morning. Huster came home 48th in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:55.75.

Martin and Huster qualified for the NCAA national championships with their 1-2 performance in the 100 butterfly at the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Championships. The butterfly competition takes place today for both national qualifiers.

Martin ranks No. 2 nationally in the 100 butterfly with a time of 48.51 seconds, and Huster stands in the No. 11 position at 48.99 seconds. The time cutoff for selection into the meet was 49.33 seconds.

Martin will also compete in the 100 freestyle Saturday during the championships. Huster’s remaining event will be the 100-yard backstroke Friday.

Track

n Hutson receives grant — Former Indiana State athlete and current volunteer assistant track & field coach Kylie Hutson has been named one of nine inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipients, according to the USA Track & Field Foundation.

Schwarzman, the Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone, recently made a major gift of $500,000 to the USATF Foundation in support of world-class athletes in track and field that are likely medal contenders at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

“I congratulate this deserving group of grantees and applaud their exceptional drive and dedication,” Schwarzman said. “It is an honor to support such a talented group of men and women and I hope that with the USTAF Foundation’s help and their own determination, we can help them achieve their Olympic ambitions.”

The Foundation Elite Athlete Grant Program contributes to the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegiate track and field athletes. Athletes must meet minimum performance and financial need standards to be eligible.

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