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Three Badger swimmers placed at the U.S. Nationals.

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August 7th--Junior Adam Mania placed in two events to lead three University of Wisconsin swimmers to place-finishes during Day 2 of competition at the ConocoPhillips U.S. National Championships Wednesday.

Mania joined seniors Matt Marshall and Dale Rogers in reaching the finals of the 100-meter freestyle. Marshall, a Chico, Calif., native, earned the highest finish of the Badger competitors, finishing sixth in the
"B" final in a time of 51.19. He posted the 16th-fastest time of the 24 swimmers in the three finals heats.

Mania finished fifth in the "C" final and 21st overall in the 100 free in a time of 51.67. Rogers, a Durham, Calif., native, tied for seventh in the "C" finals to finish tied for 23rd with a finishing time of 52.36.

Mania earned his second place-finish of the night by reaching the finals of the 200-meter backstroke. The Hickman, Neb., native finished first in the "C" final with a time of 2:03.89. The mark was the 10th-fastest
time for any swimmer that reached the finals round.

The U.S. National Championships continue competition through Saturday, Aug. 9.


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