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MEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING IN SECOND PLACE AFTER FIRST DAY OF PATRIOT INVITATIONAL; WOMEN IN THIRD
FAIRFAX, Va. - Both the Duke men's and women's swimming and diving teams nabbed the early lead at the Patriot Invitational, held Friday at the Jim McKay Natatorium at the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the campus of George Mason University. The Blue Devils amassed over 200 points from both the men's and women's teams, falling in at 201 and 290, respectively. The George Mason women are second with 195 points, while UMBC is third with 195. On the men's side, UMBC is holding steady with 183, while the Patriot men are third (168).
UMBC's Agnes Stanislawska claimed a 200-yard IM victory in a time of 2:04.47. The Patriots earned the top two honors in the women's 50-yard freestyle as Welty (24.03) and Ladeveze (24.12) finished 1-2, UMBC's women's relay team won the 400-yard medley in a time of 3:51.08.
On the men's side, Seton Hall took home top honors in the 200-yard freestyle medley (1:24.52). UMBC's Carlos Canepa and Jakub Sroczynski each set a meet records in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard IM, completing the races in 4:31.62 and 1:51.55, respectively. Brad Green of UMBC won the 50-yard freestyle swim in 20.78, while Duke set a meet record in the 400-yard medley relay (3:25.32).
The Patriot Invitational continues Saturday at 10 a.m. with 16 events. Finals will take place, beginning at 6 p.m.
Friday Team ScoresWomen1. Duke, 290; 2. George Mason, 195; 3. UMBC, 175; 4. UNC Wilmington, 122; 5. George Washington, 94; 6. Seton Hall, 72; 7. Shippensburg, 67; 8. Georgetown, 42; 9. American, 20; 10. Saint Francis, 8
Men1. Duke, 201; 2. UMBC, 183; 3. George Mason, 168; 4. Seton Hall, 163; 5. American, 137; 6. UNC Wilmington, 103; 7. George Washington, 60; 8. Shippensburg, 52; 9. Georgetown, 18