Albion scores honorable mention All-America finish

Albion scores honorable mention All-America finish

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Albion College men's swimming and diving team scored on the first day of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

The 200-yard medley relay team (Ian Moran, Tyler Kimbrell, Nate Kozycki and Len Ciemniecki) finished 16th with an evening time of 1:32.19.

  • Moran, a junior from Adrian, Mich., is making his debut in the NCAA Championships
  • Ciemniecki and Kimbrell gained their third honorable mention All-America finishes at Albion
  • Kozycki, a senior from Grand Rapids, Mich., scored his fourth honorable mention All-America finish at Albion. He is a two-time All-American in the 100 butterfly, and he will go for his third when he dives in on Thursday.

The Britons qualified for the evening swim when they achieved a time of 1:30.88 in the preliminary heat.

Albion will return to the Greensboro Aquatic Center Thursday for competition in the women's 200 freestyle relay (Rileigh Eding, Tia Ulieme, Allison Dasky and Hannah Erickson), men's 100 butterfly (Kozycki), men's 1-meter diving (Jake Burris), and the men's 400 medley relay.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home. 

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email