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Colonials and Dukes Remain on Top After Day Two of the 2019 #A10SD Championships

By Atlantic 10 Conference

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GENEVA, Ohio – The George Washington Colonials continue to lead the men while Duquesne tops the leaderboard for the women after day two of the 2019 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships.

The George Washington men are at the front of the pack with 283 points followed by George Mason (206), La Salle (177), St. Bonaventure (143), Massachusetts (140), Davidson (125), Saint Louis (119) and Fordham (84).

Junior Moritz Fath started the day for the Colonials with a win and a new conference record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:19.21, and his senior teammate followed suit with a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.15. Later in the night, the Colonials took another first-place relay finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Alex Auster, Dylan Arzoni, Max Forstenhaeusler, and Tommi Wolst combined for a final relay time of 1:19.85.  Tommi Wolst also earned points for GW with a second-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley.

In the men’s 200-yard individual medley, Mason’s Dylan Peck took the top spot with a time of 1:46.61.

Duquesne leads the women’s teams with 229 points followed by George Washington with 206. Richmond sits in the third spot with 198 points followed by Fordham (193.5), Massachusetts (143), George Mason (98), Davidson (96), St. Bonaventure (95), La Salle (92.5), Saint Louis (63) and Rhode Island (34).

Emma Brinton led the way for the Dukes with a first-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:58.90 breaking pool and meet records. Lauren Devorace took third in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:51.77.

The GW women won the 200-yard freestyle relay with a conference record in a time of 1:31.53 and Emily Zhang took second in the 200-yard individual medley for the Colonials.

In the 500-yard freestyle, Fordham’s Caitlin McNary took first in 4:50.91 and Richmond’s Nicole Piercy came in second with a time of 4:51.63. Massachusetts’ Ansley Baker pulled out a win in the 50-yard freestyle in 22.93 seconds.

A-10 Swimming and Diving Championship action continues tomorrow with prelims beginning at 10:00 am and finals beginning at 6:30.  

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