Patriot League Championships - Day Two

Sophomore Steven Berkowitz breaks school record in the 400 IM during preliminaries on Friday morning.

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Feb. 15, 2002


ANNAPOLIS, Md. ( - The Lafayette men's and women's swimming and diving teams resumed competition today at the Patriot League Championships in Annapolis, Md.

Sophomore Steven Berkowitz began the day by breaking a school record in the 400-yd IM during preliminaries with a time of 4:09.89. Berkowitz, who took seventh place in the finals (4:11.52), breaks Sean Henson's record that stood intact since 1998.

Freshman Jakub Pritz, who smashed a school record in the 50-yd free on Thursday, placed fourth in the 200-yd free event with a time of 1:42.87.

The men's 200-yd medley relay team of Kristopher Klein, Dan Sherry, Colin Sinatro and John Veltri captured sixth place (1:37.90). The 800-yd free relay team of Matt Haggerty, Pritz, Janis Eisl and Stephen Connlain took fifth place in the event (7:03.72).

Connlain also took eighth place in the 100-yd fly event (52.30) while Klein and junior Lucas Kimmel took seventh (54.05) and eighth (54.12) in the 100-yd back.

On the women's side, co-captain Brenda Thayer swam to an eighth place finish in the 400-yd IM event in 4:40.57.

The 200-yd medley relay team of Alison Scudder, Erika Hoke, Nancy Haystrand and Katie Duffy took seventh place (1:53.12). The 800-yd free relay team of Erin Rosensteel, Thayer, Jessica Howell O'Neill and Jenny Moerschbacher also took seventh with a time of 7:55.97.

Lafayette concludes competition on Saturday at Navy.