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Cubberley, Stanley lead ONU men at Phoenix Fall Classic

By Tim Glon

CHICAGO, Ill.--The Ohio Northern men's swimming and diving team competed at the 12-team Chicago (Ill.) Phoenix Fall Classic Friday-Sunday at the Myers-McLoraine Pool.

The Polar Bears finished the non-scoring meet with 10 top-20 finishes at the University of Chicago's 10-lane pool.

Sophomore Holden Cubberley (Celina) led Ohio Northern, placing third in the 1-meter diving with 482.00 points for 11 dives and placing fourth in the 3-meter diving competition, scoring 468.15 points over 11 dives.

Cubberley's efforts surpassed the NCAA "B" Cut in both events.

Senior Jackson Stanley (Beavercreek) also had a top-10 finish, touching in seventh place in the 100 fly in :49.94.

Stanley also had a 20th place finish in the 1650 free in 17:13.55.

Senior Calob Cope (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) was just ahead of Stanley in the 1650-yard free, touching 15th in 16:57.34. Cope was also 16th in the 400 I.M. in 4:12.82.

Sophomore Brady Horgan (New Richmond/McNicholas) was 18th in the 50 free in :21.28 and was 19th in the 100 free in :47.21.

Freshman Carter Detweiler (Newton, Pa./Council Rock) had a pair of 20th place finishes in the 500 free in 4:47.74 and the 200 free in 1:45.06.

The meet was dominated by No. 4-ranked Chicago, NCAA Division I St. Louis University and several nationally prominent NCAA Division II schools.

The Polar Bears return to action Jan. 13 in a tri-meet at No. 2 Kenyon with Oberlin.