PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Lions had a great second night at the ECAC championships. Thiago Rosa broke the EC record in the 100 back.
The men's 200 medley relay finished runner up (2nd) to the U.S. Naval Academy.
On the women's side:
In the 200 medley relay (Calka, Simioni, Monges, Arnold) finished 5th in 1:48.24
In the 400 IM, Anna Calka finished 10th (4:38.73), Carmen Arnold finished 12th (5:07.34)
In the 100 fly, Clara Monges finished 11th (56.99)
In the 800 free relay (Monges, Ostojska, Mafla, Ribeiro) finished 6th in 7:51.43
After day 2, the women are currently in 9th place out of 33 teams.
On the men's side:
In the 200 medley relay (Rosa, Courteaux, Aleksandrowicz, Sobers) finished 2nd in 1:30.86
In the 400 IM, Mathieu Danjou finished 6th (4:01.31), Alasdair McGhee finished 13th (4:10.76)
In the 200 free, Alex Sobers finished 3rd (1:37.11)
In the 100 breast, Theo Courteaux, finished 15th (58.63)
In the 100 back, Thiago Rosa finished 3rd (48.66) school record, Adrian Aleksandrowicz finished 13th (51.01)
In the 800 free relay (Raczynski, Danjou, Mendes, Williamson) finished 7th in 6:51.51
After day 2, the men have moved in 3rd place with 215 points, behind NAVY and Colombia University.
Day 3 Prelims events include the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and 1650 free. GO LIONS!
Rutgers swimming & diving is hosting the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships at the Rutgers Aquatic Center Feb. 23-25. All 3 days consist of prelims in the morning and finals at night. Only the top 16 swimmers in each morning prelims event qualify for finals at night. Swimmers can only score points for their team in the finals at night. 33 teams are competing in this year's ECAC Championships, including schools form NCAA Div. I, II, & III.
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