One record broken on first day of swimming championships

One record broken on first day of swimming championships

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The 2019 Capital Athletic Conference swimming championships got underway on Thursday evening at St. Mary's College of Maryland, with the Salisbury University men's swimming team setting a school record to open the night.

Men

In the 800-yard freestyle relay, the team of Peter Moyer, Andrew Ward, Jake Ryan, and Richard Baker set a school record with a time of 7:02.22 to place third. The time beats the record that was set at last year's CAC championships by the same four swimmers.

Earlier in the night, the team of Brandon Hoagland, Kyle Russell, Keaton Burke, and Josh Brown posted a time of 1:37.90 in the 200-yard medley relay to finish in third place.

After the two relay events, the men sit in third place with 64 points.

Women

The women began the night with the 200-yard medley relay, as the team of Natalie Eakin, Autumn Allen, Jordan DeGruchy, and Chase McClure finished in a time of 1:57.28 for fourth place.

In the 800-yard freestyle relay, Angela Barzanti, Mary Green, Allen, and Jordyn Rowe teamed up to touch the wall in a time of 8:38.37, which landed them in fifth place.

After the two relay events, the women check in with 58 points, good for fourth place.

  New School Records  
Event Name Time
800 free relay Moyer, Ward, Ryan, Baker 7:02.22

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