Delaware Swimmers Set Meet Records, Capture Team Titles at Franklin & Marshall Invitational
LANCASTER, Pa. -- University of Delaware swimming teams brought home two meet titles on Sunday as the Blue Hens captured both the men’s and women’s team titles at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational.
The Delaware women outswam 12 other teams with 1,667 points, edging past runner-up Washington & Lee with 1,591 points. On the men’s side, the Hens picked up 1,629 points to outdistance runner-up Washington & Lee (1,401).
Delaware swimmers set several meet records during the three-day meet led by Mina Feyrer, who won the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:01.92, and Samantha Marino, who won the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:01.60 on Sunday. Also on Sunday for the UD women, Sarah Braatz won the 500 freestyle (5:00.46).
The UD women won six events during the week with Braatz having a hand in four of them.
The Delaware men captured nine first place finishes during the weekend, including three on Sunday as Cory Camp won the 200 individual medley (1:53.17), Patrick Savidge won the 500 freestyle (4:34.29), and Asher Kiely won the 200 backstroke (1:52.16). Savidge won four events during the weekend while Kiely had three victories and Camp chipped in with two wins.
Delaware will take a week off and return to action Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 when selected swimmers compete at the USS Winter Nationals in Atlanta.
Women’s Final Team Standing (Top 5): 1. Delaware - 1,667; 2. Washington & Lee - 1,591; 3. Mt. St. Mary’s - 911; 4. Franklin & Marshall - 695.5; 5. Saint Vincent College - 606
Delaware Sunday Winners: Sarah Braatz, 500 freestyle (5:00.46); Samantha Marino, 200 backstroke (2:01.60/Meet Record); Mina Feyrer, 200 butterfly (1:53.17/Meet Record); Delaware Runners-Up: Annie Nunes, 200 IM (2:06.96), 100 breaststroke (1:05.24); Julia Capobianco, 200 butterfly (2:02.53); 400 Freestyle Relay (Manuelli, Jogani, Sawyer, Braatz), 3:30.85
Men’s Final Team Standings (Top 5): 1. Delaware - 1,629; 2. Washington & Lee - 1,401.5; 3. Widener - 963; 4. Franklin & Marshall - 908; 5. Saint Vincent College - 722.
Delaware Sunday Winners: Cory Camp, 200 IM (1:53.17); Patrick Savidge, 500 freestyle (4:34.29); Asher Kiely, 200 backstroke (1:52.16); Delaware Runners-Up: Chris Dryden, 200 IM (1:55.21); Kevin Basch, 500 freestyle (4:38.54)
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