A pair of Connolly Center Pool records went down on Friday with strong swims from the men of Grand Canyon University.
Illya Glazunov of Grand Canyon set a pool record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 45.53. Glazunov beat Arizona State’s Barkley Perry by almost a second. Perry came in at 46.33.
The record came after Glazunov won the 50 free with an equally impressive 20.66. In the 50, Glazunov beat another Arizona State swimmer in Tadas Duskinas, who came in at 21.13.
The other record was set by Glazunov’s teammate, Iegor Lytvenok, in the 400 IM. The new mark for the Connolly Center Pool now stands at 3:55.06. Lytvenok won by over 11 seconds while setting his record and negative split his freestyle leg en route to the record. Lytvenok beat Arizona State’s Zac Dalby. Dalby came in at 4:06.76, followed by his teammate, Kyle Sockwell in 4:07.60.
Lytvenok would double with a win in the 100 back in 50.30, again in a dominant way, finishing almost a second faster than Seattle’s Bart Wanot.
He was also part of the winning 400 medley relay along with Youssef El Kamash, Stanislav Saiko, and Glazunov. Grand Canyon finished with a 3:21.80, while Arizona State’s A relay came in at 3:21.90.
In the 200 free, Arizona State’s Patrick Park came in at 1:41.22, just ahead of Saiko who was 1:41.63. Park doubled up with another win over Saiko in the 100 fly. Park was 49.77, the only man under 50. Saiko took second with a 50.33, Jack Baldoni of Seattle was third with a 51.08.
Arizona State got another double from Juhan Hong, who won both the 1000 and the 500 free, blowing out the field in 1000.
Hong finished in 9:41.72 in the 1000. Seattle Nick Connors was second with a 10:02.16. In the 500, he again out swam one of the Seattle men, this time it was Kyle Moline who was runner up to Hong. Hong was 4:45.13, Moline was 4:47.13.
Arizona State’s fifth and final win of the evening came from Thibaut Capitaine in the 100 breast with at time of 57.13. Mantas Auruskevicius of Grand Canyon was second with a 57.53.
Grand Canyon won the final event of the evening, the 400 free relay, with a 3:05.63 from their A relay, while their B relay came in second with a 3:14.17. Arizona State’s A relay was disqualified.
Full results are available here