Lancaster, Pa. (November 17, 2017) – The Mount St. Mary's University men's and women's swimming & diving teams both closed out the first day of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Friday night sitting in fourth place.
The men's team has 188 team points after day one and trails only Delaware (291 pts), Washington & Lee (246) and Franklin & Marshall (212). On the women's side, the Mount has 184 team points, trailing Delaware (258), Washington & Lee (228) and York College (213).
Mary Lombardi clocked in at 17:39.12 in the 1650 free to take second place for the Mount's top individual finish of the day. Maggie deTar earned a seventh-place finish (18:01.88) and Bridget Vaughan finished 12th (18:04.80) as the three Mountaineers each collected points in the event.
In the men's 1650 free, Nicholas Starvaggi registered a sixth-place showing, clocking in at 16:39.97.
The Mount's 'A' relay team made up of Will Twizell, Aidan McCormick, Ryan Carroll and Brock Cudahy claimed a third-place showing in the 400 medley relay in 3:29.37.
In the 200 free relay, Twizell, John Wilson, Carroll and Cudahy finished sixth with a time of 1:27.09.
Day two of the invite continues tomorrow (Nov. 18) with the preliminary heats at 10 a.m. and the final at 6 p.m.