Men Second, Women Sixth After Second Full Day of CAA Championships
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Men Second, Women Sixth After Second Full Day of CAA Championships

CAA Championship Central

 

Fairfax, Va. - Day three of the CAA Swimming and Diving Championships came to an end with both Mason teams still in their same positions as last night. The men remain in second place out of seven with 400 points, trailing UNC-W by 65 points. The women are still sixth out of nine and have a total of 250 points while Towson leads the group having accumulated 454 points.

Ashley Danner and Preston Wolter once again had first place finishes and Austin Witherow also was the leader in two separate events. Danner's first place finish came in the 100-yard breaststroke where she recorded a time of 59.97 and Wolter placed first in the 400-yard IM with a time of 3:50.92. Witherow was the top finisher in the 100-yard butterfly and the 100-yard backstroke with times of 48.44 and 49.25, respectively.

Fernando Rubio was another top finisher for Mason as he put up a second place finish behind Wolter in the 400-yard IM with a time of 3:53.93. Hans Johnsen and David Kiss had a pair of top five finishes as Kiss was fourth in the 100-yard butterfly recording a time of 49.39 and Johnsen came in fourth in the 100-yard backstroke finishing in a time of 50.39. Paige Impink was the only lady Patriot other than Danner to post a top five finish as she put up a time of 55.54 in the 100-yard backstroke, which was good for third.

The Patriot relay teams had a good day as Wolter, Witherow, Kiss and Joey Kelly finished second in the 800-yard freestyle relay with a time of 6:40.31 and Danner, Jenny Kane, Rebecca Anderson and Sophia Graesser finished third in the same event posting a time of 7:28.09. The women also had a third place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with Impink, Danner, Anna Ratana and Brittany Vocke finishing the event in a time of 1:41.58.

The final day of the Championships start tomorrow with events beginning at 10 a.m.

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