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UCD's Weltz Earns National Honors During Day One of NCAA Men's Swim Championships

3/26/2009

UC Davis swimmer Scott Weltz made his first day at the 2009 NCAA Men's Swimming Championships a memorable one as he claimed honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 individual medley. The national meet is being held at the Student Recreation Center Natatorium on the campus of Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.

Weltz set a school record during the preliminary swims in the 200-yard individual medley, finishing 15th overall in 1:43.97 to surpass his previous school record of 1:44.34. Weltz finished up his second swim in 1:45.61, becoming the first true Division I Aggie to earn All-America honors and the first UC Davis swimmer since 2003 to garner the distinction.