The Missouri Tigers flexed their NCAA Division I Top 25 ranking on Saturday at the Breech Pool, defeating Drury 161-69 in the women’s meet and 154-83 in the men’s competition.
Missouri won all 11 events plus the two diving competitions on the women’s side and 9 of 11 in the men’s competition, plus a sweep in the dives, to leave town with the double victory. The Tigers are ranked 18th nationally in the women’s poll and 25th in the men’s DI national poll.
Drury’s wins on the men’s side came from Ryan Arabejo in the 1000 Free – where, with a time of 9:28.38, he edged Mizzou’s Andrew Phillips by .15 – and Vladimir Sidorkin in the 100 Free for the Panthers, the seven-time defending NCAA DII national champs.
Erin Dolan picked up a pair of second-place finishes in the 1000 and 500 Free for the DU women, the three-time defending NCAA-II national champions.
Drury honored its 12 senior swimmers and divers in pre-meet festivities.