Two School Records Fall In Day Two Competition At The CAA Swimming And Diving Championships

February 28, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 28, 2008

FAIRFAX, Va. - Day two of the 2008 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimming and Diving Championships at George Mason saw both the Old Dominion's men's and women's 400 medley relay squads set new school records.

The men's team currently stands in third place with 193 points behind defending champion, UNC-Wilmington, who remains in the top spot with 264 points. George Mason stands in second with 217 points.

The women remain in ninth through the second day of competition with 80 points. Towson is in the lead 268 points, followed by George Mason in second with 200 points, and defending champions, William & Mary, in third with 182 points.

Junior captain Johan Lundberg led the Monarch's on day two by capturing the 200 IM in a time of 1:52.42. Teammate Kevin Latimer placed seventh in the event, capturing a time of 1:54.39.

Lundberg joined teammates Patrik Balint, Wesley Murai, and Chad Gangwer in taking second in the 400 medley relay as the Monarchs set a new school record. The Monarchs, who were edged out by the squad from current first place team UNC-Wilmington, finished in a time of 3:21.18.

Four-time CAA Diver of the Week, Noah Scully, captured fourth in the finals of 1 meter diving. Scully dove his way to a score of 282.15. Peter Stickl took 11th scoring a 201.55.

Other results for the men included Balint's fifth place performance in the 500 free with a time of 4:36.71 and freshman Vincent Pastore taking 13th in the 50 free with a time of 21.38.

For the women, the 400 medley relay team set a new Old Dominion record as well. Kelli North, who anchored the relay squad, was joined by teammate April Barrientos, Jennifer Sargent, and Hannah Kess, in placing sixth in the event. The Lady Monarch team clocked in a time of 3:52.65.

North also placed 13th in the 500 free with a time of 4:58.70.

Action at the 2008 CAA Swimming and Diving Championships at George Mason continues Friday with the 400 IM, 100 Fly, 200 Free, 100 Breast, and 200 Free Relay as well as the 1 meter women's diving finals on the docket. Check out live results by clicking here.