ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and women's swimming teams continued with day three of the Capital Athletic Conference championships at St. Mary's College of Maryland on Saturday. By the time the final events had finished in the evening, four more school records had been broken.
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Josh Brown set his second school record of the weekend, finishing second overall in 100-yard butterfly preliminary with a time of 51.28 seconds. He then later broke his own morning record during the evening finals, finishing first in the conference, with a time of 50.87 seconds. This was his second victory of the weekend, having also won the 50-yard freestyle event on Friday.
Jake Ryan set a new school record in the men's first preliminary event of the morning, recording a time of 4:14.23 in the 400-yard individual medley. He then also broke his morning record during evening finals, finishing fourth in the conference with a time of 4:12.95.
Peter Moyer finished in third place in the 200-yard freestyle during morning preliminaries, with a time of 1:44.68. He then bested his own time, finishing fourth in the conference with a time of 1:44.44 during finals.
After qualifying seventh in the 100-yard butterfly during preliminaries with a time of 53.54 seconds, Stephen Arcidiacono bumped up one spot in the finals, finishing sixth in the conference with a time of 53.02 seconds.
The final new school record of the morning was set by Conor Johnston in the 100-yard breaststroke, with a time of 58.55 seconds. He then then placed seventh in the conference during finals with a time of 58.56 seconds—0.01 seconds off his record-breaking morning time.
Kyle Russell also placed in the 400-yard individual medley preliminaries by finishing in eighth with a time of 4:26.83. He then held that spot, finishing eighth in the conference with a time of 4:30.62 during finals.
Richard Baker finished seventh overall in the 100-yard backstroke preliminary, earning a time of 54.06 seconds. He finished eighth in the conference during finals, with a time of 54.48 seconds.
Tarnosky qualified in fifth place in the 100-yard backstroke, with a time of 1:01.12. She held on to her spot, finishing fifth in the conference during evening finals with a time of 1:01.33.
Rowe was the eighth-fastest qualifier in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 5:00.65 during morning preliminaries, but then moved up a spot during evening finals to finish seventh in the conference with a time of 4:53.68.
Ali Johnston finished the 100-yard breaststroke in 11th place druing morning preliminaries, earning a time of 1:13.14
The 200-yard medley relay team comprised of Tarnosky, Johnston, Barzanti, and Rowe finished fifth in the conference with a time of 1:57.75. Tarnosky, who swam the 50-yard backstroke in the first leg of the event, set a new school record with her split time of 28.99 seconds.
The final day of the CAC championships take place on Sunday, with preliminary events beginning at 10 a.m. and finals beginning at 4:30 p.m.
|New School Records|
|800 free relay||Ward, Ryan, Baker, Moyer||7:04.88|
|50 breast||Russell, Kyle||28.89|
|400 IM||Ryan, Jake||4:12.95|
|100 fly||Brown, Josh||50.87|
|100 breast||Johnston, Conor||58.55|
|50 back||Tarnosky, Emma||28.99|