UMW Swimmers Sweep Salisbury in Saturday CAC Dual Meet

The University of Mary Washington men's and women's swim teams swept a Capital Athletic Conference dual meet at Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon, with both teams winning every race. The Eagle men set four pool records on the day. The women won, 170-35, and the men won, 140-65.

Winners for the women included the 200 medley relay of Katie Fago, Hannah Hagy, Ashley Walnut, and Riley Scalzo at 2:07.49; Walnut in the 800 freestyle at 9:55.97; Abby Cox in the 200 freestyle at 2:15.26; Elizabeth Lewan in the 50 freestyle at 28.70; Robin Brazier in the 200 IM at 2:33.35; Fago in the 100 butterfly at 1:10.39; Stephanie Hallock in the 100 freestyle at 1:01.75; Meredith Thompson in the 100 backstroke at 1:10.52; Brazier in the 400 freestyle at 4:48.65; Hagy in the 100 breast at 1:18.41; and the 200 free relay of Tara Banks, Brazier, Coax, and Allison Martin at 1:57.50. The women went 1-2-3 in every race of the day but one.

The men saw pool records in the 200 medley relay (Sean Mayer, Peter Slattery, Tom Rinaldi, Matt Arnold) at 1:49.59; Zach Eisig in the 400 freestyle at 4:17.36 and the 800 freestyle at 8:53.70; and Alex Anderson in the 50 freestyle at 23.98. Other winners included Mayer in the 200 freestyle at 2:03.17; Ryan McGhee in the 200 IM at 2:19.43; Michale Yelmgren in the 100 butterfly at 1:01.85; Matt Garstka in the 100 freestyle at 55.68; Mayer in the 100 backstroke at 1:02.60; and Michael Perdue in the 100 breast at 1:10.20.

Both teams will return to action on January 26 when they host Gettysburg College in the final home meet of the season.