Yesterday night, the Richmond women and the George Washington (GWU) men built substantial leads at the 2021 Atlantic-10 Championships.
Davidson won the lion’s share of events, claiming two individual wins and one relay victory, while Richmond has been propelled by their depth.
Shelby Stanley split a 23.48 fly on Davidson’s winning 200 medley relay then split 1:48.44 on their winning 800 free relay.
The 2021 Atlantic-10 Conference Championships for men’s and women’s swimming & diving begin tomorrow in Ohio.
St. Bonaventure’s Tjaard Krusch won the men’s 200 IM by over a second, breaking the A-10 Conference Record with the swim.
Jordan Mintz put together a sweep of the breaststroke races for the Gardner-Webb men. He dominated the 100 breast as the only man under 58.
Old Dominion University swimming defeated Davidson on both the men’s and women’s side. The women won 177-117, while the men won 157.5-136.5.
The Georgetown University swimming & diving team swept its third-consecutive dual meet on Saturday as the Hoyas won at Davidson.
The University of Richmond swimming and diving team took its second win in as many days with a 164-131 defeat of Davidson.
The Davidson women topped George Mason 165.5-95.5 while the Patriot men boast a 130-56 lead over the Wildcats at the Richmond Duals.
The Queens University of Charlotte women began its national title defense, winning nine races against Division I Davidson, Georgia Southern and UNC Asheville.
The Davidson women’s swimming & diving team opened their 2018-19 season against Queens University Saturday afternoon at Cannon Pool, falling 195-67.
Lucas Hess and Jinwon Bailar grabbed a state record apiece on their way to winning four state titles at 2016 Utah 3A State Swimming Championships. Hess was the boys’ “Swimmer of the Year,” and Seina Senn took four titles of her own to become the girls’ “Swimmer of the Year.”