VMI Swimming and Diving Hosts Centre Friday
LEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs will host Centre College (Ky.) Friday at 6 p.m. in Clark King Pool.
The VMI men won five events last Friday at home, but fell to Davidson College 185-114 in the Keydets’ home opener.
Freshman Jack Sheehan won two events for VMI, the 100-yard breaststroke in 59.91 and the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:12.56. Freshman Conner Jorgensen won the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:05.05 and sophomore Zach Emerson captured the 100-yard backstroke in 53.95. The 4x400 freestyle relay team of Kai Green, Emerson, Jacob Smilie and Ryan Schmitz closed out the evening in style with a victory in 3:13.67.
The Centre swim teams competed twice last weekend, opening Friday with both men’s and women’s victories at Campbellsville. The Colonels traveled to Bellarmine University Saturday to compete in the Kentucky Invitational, as part of a four-team field that also included Transylvania and Thomas More. The Centre men's team won the meet with 714 points, while the women's team finished second with 673.5 points.
Schedule of events:
200 Medley Relay
200 Freestyle Relay