First Road Meet Results in One-Sided Tampa Win

First Road Meet Results in One-Sided Tampa Win

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's swimming team continued its excellent start to the 2016-17 season with an easy win over Sunshine State Conference opponent Rollins College.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
 Tampa 176, Keiser 74
Records: Tampa Spartans (3-0), Rollins Tars (0-2)
Location: Alfond Pool | Winter Park, Fla.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
• The Spartans took first, second and third in the opening relay, the 200 Medley. UT's team of Christian Berg, Brett Saunders, Tomas Manso-Fraga and Aaron James took first with a 1:36.24.

• The Spartans took first place in 12 of the meet's 14 races.

• The lone races Rollins claimed a first in were the final two events of the meet, the 200 IM and 200 Free Relay.

TOP PERFORMERS:
• Manso-Fraga won the first men's individual race, finishing the 1,000 Free in 9:50.66. 

• Senior All-American Martin Hammer took first in the 200 Free with a time of 1:51.10.

Dominic Russo was the first to finish the 100 Back, being timed at 54.24.

• The 100 Breast had a trio of Spartan freshman in the top three. Saunders led the way with a 1:00.58, followed by Zach Potter and Austin Simpson.

Alberto Orejuela finished first in the 200 Fly. His winning time was clocked at 2:01.21.

•  The 50 Free was championed by another Spartan, with Marc-Olivier Caron notching a showing of 21.45.

Forrest Lundy had a 48.22 to win the 100 Free.

Nick Tinucci turned in a first-place finish in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:15.51.

• Berg took first in the 200 Back with a time of 1:55.62.

UP NEXT:
Tampa returns home to host SSC opponent Nova Southeastern on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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