LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Sewanee Swimming & Diving teams concluded the 2018 portion of its schedule this past weekend at the Transylvania Invitational. The women's team took home third place, while the men's team came in fourth. The event took place at the Lancaster Aquatic Center, home of the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
INSIDE THE MEET
Women's Meet: Finished in 3rd out of nine teams
Men's Meet: Finished in 4th out of nine teams
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MEN'S TOP PERFORMERS
-Anthony Carbone recorded a season-best mark in the 200 freestyle. The freshman won the preliminary and final with similar 1:42.30 marks. The time is the best this season in the event and is the second-best in program history.
-The Nashville native also took home third place honors in the 200 individual medley relay (1:55.71), as well as earned a season-best in the 100 breaststroke with a 59.26-second finals time after a 58.64-clip in the prelims.
-James Hoyt also took home season-best marks in the 500 free (4:49.55) and the 1,650 free (16:49.59), where he finished second in the event.
WOMEN'S TOP PERFORMERS
-In the 200 free relay, the quartet of Kate Mabry, Anna Hawkins Dulaney, Gabby Acker and Annie Heller finished third in the event with a 1:40.36 time.
-They also swam the 400 and 800 free relays, finishing in third (3:43.44) and fourth (8:16.90), respectively. They finished their relay weekend with the 400 medley relay, coming in third with a 4:09.01.
-Acker continues to impress with the breaststroke, as she earned wins for the third consecutive meet in the 100 and 200. The freshman improved on her season-best times with wins in the 100 (1:06.12) and the 200 (2:24.56).
-Kate Mabry earned third place finishes in the 200 individual medley (2:12.29) and the 100-yard backstroke (58.99). Earning a 2:08.16 time in the 200 backstroke, the freshman earned season-best marks in each event.
-On the diving boards, Noel Whitlock won the three-meter dive with 417.25 points, and she finished second in the one-meter with 428.80 points.
Following Christmas Break, the Tigers will compete in two dual meets in January. The first of those two will be against Rhodes on Senior Day, Jan. 19.