Swim and Dive Win Three Events, Mabry Shatters Backstroke School Record in Third Day of SAA Champs

Swim and Dive Win Three Events, Mabry Shatters Backstroke School Record in Third Day of SAA Champs

Results | Championship Central

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Sewanee swim and dive teams saw three victories and a school record fall in the third day of the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships Friday from the Birmingham CrossPlex.

INSIDE THE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap

Women's Results After Day 3
1. Birmingham-Southern (622 points)
2. Rhodes (566)
3. Centre (413.5)
4. Berry (376)
5. Sewanee (300)
6. Hendrix (230.5)

Men's Results After Day 3
1. Birmingham-Southern (597)
2. Rhodes (431)
3. Centre (428)
4. Berry (388)
5. Sewanee (292.5)
6. Hendrix (279.5)

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TOP FEMALE PERFORMERS
-Kate Mabry not only earned a new personal-best in the 100 backstroke prelims, but she also broke a school record in the event. The freshman swam a 57.88, breaking Caty Hueske's 58.06-second performance in 2014. In the final, Mabry finished in second with a 57.99-second performance.

-Gabby Acker led the way in the 100 breaststroke. The freshman finished with a season-best 1:05.83 time in the prelims and won the final with a 1:05.91.

-Noel Whitlock swept competition on the diving boards. After winning the one-meter dive on Wednesday, the junior won the three-meters on Friday. Paisley Simmons finished in third in the event.

TOP MALE PERFORMERS
-Lee Haber took home top honors in the 400 individual medley. The sophomore swam a 4:12.75 to win the prelims, a season-best. In the final, he would shatter his personal best with a winning time of 4:07.02.

-In the 200 free, Anthony Carbone qualified for the finals with a 1:42.96 time. In the final, he swam a 1:42.66 time with Ryan Emili from Birmingham-Southern for third place.

UP NEXT
The final day of the SAA Championships happens Saturday from the Birmingham CrossPlex.

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