February 19, 2011

UMW Swim Teams On Verge of Repeat CAC Championships

The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swimming teams widened their substantial leads on day two of the 2011 Capital Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday. The men have 666 points, 297 ahead of second place York, while the women have 640 points, 222 ahead of second place St. Mary's.

Winners on Saturday for the men included the 200 medley relay team, consisting of Stephen Clendenin, Austin Clark, Billy Norfolk, and Brian O'Donnell with a CAC record and NCAA B cut time of 1:33.32; Nick Eckhoff in the 400 IM at 4:08.84; Billy Norfolk in the 100 fly with an NCAA provisional time of 50:27; Austin Clark in the 100 breaststroke at 58.21; Stephen Clendenin in the 100 backstroke with an NCAA B cut and new CAC record time of 51.43; and the 800 free relay, consisting of Nick Eckhoff, Billy Norfolk,Brad Dunn, and Stephen Clendenin, with an NCAA B cut time of 6:52.94.

The women saw wins from the 200 medley relay, consisting of Sarah Crockett, Megan DeSmit, Kelly Scott, and Adriana Lesiuk, with a time of 1:48.71; Lesiuk in the 100 butterfly at an NCAA B cut time of 57.97; Crockett in the 200 free at an NCAA B cut time of 1:52.98; DeSmit in the 100 breaststroke at 1:06.92; and the 800 free relay (Cameron Figuers, Jessica Singer, Carooline DeLuca, Ashley Green) at 7:52.51. Figuers also had a strong NCAA B Cut in the 400 IM at 4:32.12 in placing second.

The championships will conclude on Sunday.