MINNEAPOLIS – Franklin & Marshall senior Tom Grabiak finished 17th in the 200-yard individual medley on the first day of the 2010 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championship.
Grabiak entered the meet with the fifth best seed-time of 1:51.97. He swam a 1:53.13 in the preliminaries to finish just outside of the consolation final. Emory's Matt Spooner grabbed the final spot in the race with a 1:53.07. The top preliminary time belonged to Collin Gladys of Redlands at 1:50.38.
Grabiak returns to competition on Friday in the 100-yard breaststroke. He takes the top seed time into the preliminary. Free live video and real-time results are available on NCAA.com.