Abribat Sets Third Record; Saints Wrap up 2011-12 Season at States
Casey Abribat, who established records in the 200 IM and 100 back earlier in the meet, set another new University mark in the 200 back with her time of 2:10.77. Brynn Hagen followed in 14th place with a time of 2:13.89.
Chasity Barcomb earned the highest finish of the night as she earned a season-best score of 365.45 off the 3 meter boards.
The women's 400 free relay team of Abribat, Hagen, Natalie Dellinger, and Samantha Moffitt earned an 11th place finish with a time of 3:44.99.
Molly Lunn was 14th in the 1650 free (18:30.69), while Moffitt finished 19th in the 100 free (54.97). In the 200 breaststroke, Elizabeth Canne was 9th with her time of 2:29.93
On the men's side, Russ Newton earned the highest finish for the men with an 8th place finish in the 1650 free (16:37.27), while Tad Deatly followed in 21st in 17:39.26.
In the 200 back, Jason Dutra earned a 14th place finish (1:57.64) while Andrew Hayes was 15th (1:57.73).
Dutra and Hayes were joined by Newton and Kirby Kaylor to capture a 9th place finish in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:15.49.
Earlier in the day.....
The St. Lawrence University swimming and diving teams advanced eight individuals and four relay teams advance to the finals.
Leading the way for the Saints was a ninth place finish by Canne in the 200 breaststroke. She had a season-best time of 2:31.04. Also advancing to the finals was Moffitt in the 100 free as she was 20th with a time of 55.24.
Four individuals advanced to finals in the 200 backstroke, led by Abribat's 13th place finish with a time of 2:11.93. She was followed by Hagen (15th in 2:14.61), Goodrich (18th in 2:16.74) and Molly Sneden (19th in 2:16.83), all who posted their personal best times of the season.
The 400 free relay team of Hagen, Abribat, Moffitt and Natalie Dellinger took 13th place in the preliminaries with their time of 3:44.63, which was a significant time drop from earlier in the season. Sneden, Maria Anselmi, Caroline Winslow and Molly Lunn also qualified in the event with their season-best time of 3:56.75, good for 24th.
On the men's side, Hayes and Jason Dutra both qualified for the finals in the 200 back as they posted personal bests of the season. Hayes was 12th with a time of 1:57.69, while Dutra was 15th with a time of 1:58.16.
Dutra and Hayes were joined by Kirby Kaylor and Russ Newton to qualify for the 400 free relay finals with their season-best time of 3:16.63, along with Lane Heed, Michael Murray, Luke Peleggi and Tad Deatly who qualified with their 24th place finish in 3:38.29, also their best of the season.