Freshman Matt Lequang won the 500 free, posting his first best time in the event since 2018. His winning time of 4:25.94 was a best by a second and a half.
The Rider women opened the 2020 MAAC Championships with a new MAAC Record, taking down the 200 medley relay record by over a second.
The Rider University men’s swimming and diving team defeated visiting Lehigh, 180-118, while the Lehigh women picked up a 187-106 win.
The Fairfield sophomore women continued to build on last year’s success, sweeping the individual events on the 2nd day of the 2019 MAAC Championships.
The Fairfield rode a young team to a MAAC Championship last year. They still have a young team this year, and not much has changed after day 1 of the 2019 championship.
Harnish finished over 5 seconds ahead of the field, flipping in 51.04 en route to her 1:44.73 victory.