Swimming & Diving

Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Complete First Day of Action at MAAC Championships

Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Complete First Day of Action at MAAC Championships

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Wednesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 17
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BUFFALO, NY – The Saint Peter's men's and women's swim teams completed the first day of action at the 2018 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Swimming & Diving Championships in Buffalo, NY at the Burt Flickenger Center at Erie Community College. The men's swim team had a solid showing on day one, finishing the night in sixth place with 54 points. The women's team earned 28 points and currently sits in 10th place.

 

The men's team opened the night with a sixth-place finish in the 200 medley relay, swam by the foursome of Michael Spark, Igal Oren, Chad Williams, and Daniel Betts with a time of 1.32.55, grabbing 26 points. The squad closed the night earning 28 points behind a fifth-place finish in the 800 free relay, led by Oren, Oleksiy Polishchuk, Andrew Galarza, and Thomas Calloni with a finishing time of 6:52.75.

 

On the women's side, the team earned 14 points in both the 200 medley relay, swam by the quartet of Karen Castaneda, Rachel Valentine, Brianni Thomas, and Lindsey Hanger, and in the 800 free relay, swam by the group of Hanger, Castaneda, Valentine, and Alexandria Thomas.

 

Action resumes tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. with prelims followed by finals at 6 p.m.

 

Day 1 full results here.

 

Men's Scores

 

Women's Scores

 

1. Rider

80

1. Marist

113

T2. Marist

66

T2. Rider

97

T2. Bryant

66

T2. Canisius

97

4. Iona

58

4. Fairfield

92

5. Canisius

56

T5. Iona

62

6. Saint Peter's

54

T5. Niagara

62

7. Manhattan

44

7. Siena

52

8. Fairfield

42

T8. Manhattan

44

9. Monmouth

38

T8. Monmouth

44

10. Niagara

18

10. Saint Peter's

28

 

About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:

With 11 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) is in its 37th year of competition during the 2017-18 academic year. Current Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University, and Siena College.