Purdy and Brannick Highlight Day Two at Championships
Feb. 17, 2012
Annapolis, Md. -
A pair of school records were broken and multiple individual top 10 places were claimed on day two of the Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championships at Navy's Lejune Hall.
Following 26 events, Lafayette's women's team sits in sixth place while the men's squad is in seventh overall.
Junior Dana Purdy broke the school record in the 100-yard breaststroke with her time of 1:05.41 in the prelims. Purdy's time of 1:06.15 in the finals earned her a sixth place finish. Liz Geary previously held the school record of 1:05.46.
The 100-yard backstroke record fell again as senior Alexandria Brannick topped her time from yesterday's events, clocking in at 56.61. Brannick placed sixth in the event.
The 400-yard IM saw junior Christina Brown clock in at 4:35.51. Her mark is the second best in school history.
Megan Kaveney swam the 100-yard butterfly in 58.85 to place her in seventh all-time at Lafayette.
Cory Schutz's performance in the 100-yard breaststroke ranks second all-time in Lafayette history. The senior touched the wall in 56.84, coming in seventh overall.
Freshman Evan Newbold now holds the eighth position in the Lafayette all-time top 10 after finishing the 100-yard backstroke in 52.46.
In the 100-yard butterfly, Stephen McCormick took ninth overall with his time of 49.79. The senior now owns the top two times in school history.
The Championships wrap up tomorrow and can be seen throughout the day via GoLeopards.com/allaccess