ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and women's swimming team returned to the water for the final day of Capital Athletic Conference championship races on Sunday at St. Mary's College of Maryland. One conference record was broken while three new school records were set.
Ali Johnston set a new school record in time trials for the 50-yard breaststroke, finishing with a time of 33.61 seconds.
Emma Tarnosky just made the cut for the women in the 200-yard backstroke preliminary, finishing in eighth-place with a time of 2:14.75. She was able to jump up a spot in the evening finals to finish seventh in the conference with a time of 2:14.58.
Angela Barzanti finished in ninth place in the 1650-yard freestyle event, posting a time of 19:06.31.
Jordyn Rowe finished 10th in the conference with a time of 1:05.51 in the 100-yard individual medley.
Josh Brown, already having a successful weekend with two top conference finishes and a school record, finished in first-place in the 100-yard individual medley preliminary, with a time of 52.70 seconds. This time he not only broke another school record, but also set a new conference record in the process. Brown wasn't done, however, topping his own record in the finals Sunday evening, posting a time of 52.33 seconds to finish in first place. It also marked his third first-place finish of the weekend.
Max Lucas also set a new school record in time trials for the 50-yard breaststroke, finishing with a time of 27.66 seconds.
Richard Baker finished seventh in the 100-yard freestyle preliminary, earning a time of 47.82 seconds. He upped his time in the evening finals to 47.24 seconds and jumped all the way up to finish second in the conference.
Peter Moyer, Jake Ryan, and Bill James all placed in the 1650-yard freestyle final, with Moyer finishing in fourth with a time of 16:28.98, Ryan finishing in sixth with a time of 17:09.13, and James finishing in eighth with a time of 17:29.73.
Kyle Russell captured a time of 2:12.64 in the 200-yard breaststroke preliminary, good for seventh overall. He held on to the seventh spot during finals, posting a time of 2:13.19
Overall, the Sea Gulls managed to set eight new school records over the weekend, break one conference record, and earn three first-place finishes.
|New School Records|
|800 free relay||Ward, Ryan, Baker, Moyer||7:04.88|
|400 IM||Ryan, Jake||4:12.95|
|100 fly||Brown, Josh||50.87|
|100 IM||Brown, Josh||52.33|
|100 breast||Johnston, Conor||58.55|
|50 back||Tarnosky, Emma||28.99|
|50 breast||Johnston, Ali||33.61|
|50 breast||Lucas, Max||27.66|