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UMW Men's Swimming Tops SoVa, Marymount in Home Opener

UMW Men's Swimming Tops SoVa, Marymount in Home Opener

The University of Mary Washington men's swimming team defeated Southern Virginia University, 165.5-95.5, and Marymount University, 219-32, on Friday evening in the home opener at Goolrick Natatorium. The Eagles move to 2-1 on the season.

The Eagles opened the meet with a win in the 200 yard medley relay, as Paul Datovech, Aidan Deege, Thomas Leckrone, and Ellis Winfree swam to a first place time of 1:36.94. Sophomore Conrad Tan followed with a win in the 1000 yard freestyle, with a time of 10:21.70. Freshman Jakob Robinette followed with a win in the 200 yard freestyle at 1:47.48, and freshman Kyle Diederich won the 100 yard backstroke at 54.49.

Deege won the 100 yard breaststroke at 1:00.92, and senior Kolin Hoffman won the 200 yard butterfly at 2:04.71, with teammate Sean Blackmer taking second at 2:05.29. The Eagles finished 2-3-4 in the 50 free, before finishing 2-3-4-5 in the 100 free. Alex Aung won the 200 yard backstroke at 2:01.28 as UMW finished 1-2-3, and Tan took the 500 free at 5:01.50, with Hoffman taking second.

Thomas Leckrone won the 100 yard butterfly at 53.22, with Zachary Cherry taking second, before the 400 free relay tied for first at 3:15.05.

The Eagles will be back in action on Saturday in an alumni exhibition at 9 a.m.