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Swimming: Sun Belt Conference Championship Day 2 Results


Swimming: Sun Belt Conference Championship Day 2 Results

On the second day of competition at the Sun Belt Conference (SBC) Championships in Nashville, Tennessee, the Florida Atlantic University swim and dive team set numerous seasonal bests, captured one individual conference title and set another school record.

Senior Lauren Harvath won the three-meter dive by posting a score of 253.25, winning by just .25 over the runner-up. It was Harvathís first conference crown for her record-setting career. Stase Michota took eight seconds off her seasonal best 500 yard freestyle, finishing 12th with a time of 5:01.04. Melissa Miller also had a good outing in the 500 yard freestyle, taking six seconds off her seasonal best. Senior Lindsey Alexander, who helped set a school record yesterday in the 200 yard medley relay, finished fourth in the 200 yard IM, stopping the clock with a seasonal best 2:04.30. Jennifer Forcht swam 23.84 in the 50 yard freestyle race, finishing 10th and knocking nearly one second off her time, substantial in a short event.

On the menís side Csaba Pek broke a school record in the preliminary round of the 200 yard IM, a record set 11 years ago. It marked the second straight day that FAU set a school record. Pek came back in the championship final and finished eighth. Anthony Fermin, Evan Boley, Tyler Griffith and Mikolaj Czarnecki teamed together on the 200 yard freestyle relay and dropped their time by over seven seconds to 1:23.69 and finished fifth. Jonathan Van Zee took over 10 seconds off his 500 yard freestyle time, lowering his best to 4:33.81.

Fridayís events are the 400 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, 400 medley relay and the menís one-meter dive. A team champion will be crowned at the conclusion of events on Saturday.

Womenís Team Standings After Day Two

1. Western Kentucky University- 487 Points

2. North Texas University- 455 Points

3. University of Denver- 440 Points

4. Florida Atlantic University- 286 Points

5. University of New Orleans- 281 Points

6. Florida International University- 181 Points

7. University of Arkansas-Little Rock- 140 Points

Menís Team Standings After Day Two

1. University of Denver- 447 Points

2. Missouri State University- 412 Points

3. Eastern Michigan University *- 366 Points

4. Western Kentucky University- 320 Points

5. Miami University ( Ohio )*- 260 Points

6. Southern Illinois University *- 242 Points

7. University of Buffalo *- 226 Points

8. Florida Atlantic University- 197 Points

9. Ball State University *- 170 Points

10. University of Evansville *- 119 Points

11. University of New Orleans- 83 Points

* Member of the Mid-American Conference

Source:† FAU Media Relations

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Re: Swimming: Sun Belt Conference Championship Day 2 Results

Wow our girls are doing good but we need to step it back up. We used to be number one in women's swimming.† :-\

Oh how I miss swimming, minus the crazy amount of practices.

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Re: Swimming: Sun Belt Conference Championship Day 2 Results

Side Note: The Men's side of the meet seems to have Finals, Consolation Finals, plus a Bonus Final? Weird. Normally it's just finals and consolation's. I'm confused!

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