William & Mary took its third-ever title over the weekend, and UNCW took its first title since its 13-year winning streak lasting until 2014.
Benzing used a blistering 24.48 on the first 50 of the race to establish a lead which Sabev would be unable to fully track down on the back half.
The time was well off Cundiff’s season best (and lifetime best) of 21.98, which she swam at the West Virginia Invite in November.
Ali Tyler led the team off in 54.27, which also broke the George Mason team record in the 100 back.
Trying to end a James Madison streak, the William & Mary women won the first two relays and snagged one of three individual events to open the meet.
The W&M women and the UNCW men lead after the first evening of the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association conference championships.
The Johns Hopkins women’s swim team pulled out a one-point win over Division II West Chester in the Thomas Murphy Invitational, while the JHU men also won.
The Seton Hall men won eight individual events in a 170-127 win over Drexel, while the Dragon women grabbed five event sweeps, topping SHU 160-139.
Drexel men’s and women’s swimming and diving started off the 2019-20 season on the right foot with a sweep of city rival La Salle.