Salisbury men fall to 4th, women remain fifth heading into final day of CAC championships

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Day two of the Capital Athletic Conference championships ended on Saturday with the Salisbury University men's swimming team falling one place to fourth with 267 points, just seven points behind third-place York (Pa.) College, while the women's team held its fifth-place spot with 167 points.

The Sea Gull men had another strong start, as the team of juniors, James Gough and Chris Franklin, sophomore Daniel Keller and freshman Will Gough placed third in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:41.43.

Freshman Nikki Schult had another top-10 finish for the women's team by placing 10th in the 400-yard individual medley (4:51.80).

The women's highest placement of the day came in the 100-yard butterfly with senior Sarah Ault, who finished seventh (1:03.15).

The Salisbury men had top-10 finishers in four of five individual races during the day. Senior Paul Zoli gave the Sea Gulls their best place of the day coming in third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:45.07). 

Junior Mike Bengtson, Keller and Will Gough each placed eighth in the 400-yard individual medley (4:42.80), 100-yard butterfly (54.46) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.63), respectively.

Salisbury will complete its CAC championship weekend on Sunday at St. Mary's (Md.) College, as the preliminary heats will take place at 10 a.m. and the finals will begin at 5:30 p.m.

 

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