Mar 17, 2010
For the men, freshman Nick Eckhoff (Williamsburg, Va., Jamestown) opened the meet for the Eagles in prelims swimming the 500 yard freestyle, and finished 31st with a time of 4:41.09. In the women's 200 IM, Sawyer seeded herself 15th fvor the finals by swimming 2:06.82 in the morning, and sophomore Megan DeSmit (Bridgewater, Va. , Turner Ashby) finished 42nd with a time of 2:12.56. Sawyer came back in the evening and held her 15th place in the finals with a time of 2:07.47. In the women's 50 yard prelims, Adriana Lesiuk (Bensalem, Pa., Nazareth ) finished 22nd with a time of 24.02. The women's 200 yard medley relay was disqualified in the morning preliminaries.
The Eagles will continue at the NCAA Championships with multiple swimmers competing on Thursday. Prelims start at noon Eastern time, with finals starting at 8:00 p.m.