NEWARK, Del. -- The University of Delaware men’s swimming and diving program dropped a 196-104 decision to George Mason Saturday afternoon at Rawstrom Natatorium.

Delaware (0-2) received great performances both in the pool and on the diving board as freshman Jacob Lukens (below) Jacob Lukens Divewon the one-meter title with 258.15 points and finished second on the three-meter board with 260.33 points.

Senior Patrick Savidge again swam well for the Hens as the South Windsor, Conn. native won the 200 individual medley (personal-best 1:51.68) and the 200 breaststroke (2:04.73) and finished second in the 100 breaststroke (58.11) and the 200 medley relay (1:34.61). His time in the 200 IM won the race by nearly seven seconds.

Freshman Bryce Ciecko won the 500 yard freestyle (4:42.61) and finished second in the 1,000 freestyle (9:41.57) while sophomore Asher Kiely finished first in the 100 backstroke (52.13) and second in the 200 backstroke (1:53.16). 

Head Coach John Hayman
“Today was an outstanding performance by our young team. We dominated some events but lacked some depth in others. The men were highlighted once again by Pat Savidge with big wins in the 200 breastroke and 200 IM.”

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