Local roundup: Boise High grad wins Division III national swimming title

STATESMAN STAFFMarch 24, 2014 

WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Junior Karl Mering, a 2011 graduate of Boise High, won the 100-yard butterfly in a school-record 47.91 seconds at the Division III NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis. Mering, the first Whitman swimmer to win a national championship, also finished third in the 200 butterfly and 14th in the 100 freestyle.

BOISE STATE MEN'S GOLF: Junior Ty Travis (72-73-145, +1) is tied for sixth after the first two rounds of the Duck Invitational at Emerald Valley Country Club in Creswell, Ore. The Broncos are sixth as a team, and Travis is four strokes off the lead going into Tuesday's final round.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN'S GOLF: The Crusaders are 11th after the first day of the Cal Baptist Invitational at the Menifee Lakes Country Club in Menifee, Calif. Ian Briske leads NNU with a 72-74-146 (+2) going into the final 18 holes Tuesday. He is five shots from the lead.

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