Leopard Swimming Breaks School Records on Day 1
Feb. 19, 2014
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Lafayette swimming and diving opened the 2014 Patriot League Championships by setting a pair of school records on Wednesday at the U.S. Naval Academy's Lejeune Hall.
The 800 free relay team of Kate Durkan, Jacqueline Johnson, Lauren Berry and Megan Kaveney, swam a time of 3:53.39 to beat the previous school record by five seconds. The Leopards took eighth place in the event.
The women's 200-yard medley relay fell just short of a school record as Meridith Guro, Andrea Parish, Jaclyn Andrews and Allie Berger touched the wall in 1:49.01, all posting their career best split times.
The men's 800 free relay grouping missed the school record by 3.3 seconds, swimming the school's second-best time. Adam Gill, Newbold, Christopher Wickwire and Lowery all had splits of their best times and moved into the all-time top 10. The team finished in 3:26.32.
Day two of the Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championships begins at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.