Spartan Men's Swimming Rings in New Year With Win

Marc-Olivier Caron
Marc-Olivier Caron

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's swimming team returned to action with an easy victory over visiting William Jewell College in a New Year's Day matchup.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
 Tampa 149, William Jewell 94
Location: UT Aquatic Center | Tampa, Fla.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
• Tampa took first-place in eight of the 13 races on Sunday.

• UT also claimed first in both relay events.

TOP PERFORMERS:
• The Spartans opened and closed the meet with first-place relay efforts. The 200 Medley Relay team of Christian Berg, Nicholas Stoski, Marc-Olivier Caron and Aaron James won in 1:37.44. The 200 Free Relay group of Caron, James, Bryan Mattingly and Zach Potter won in 1:27.34.

Berg also took first in the 50 Back with a time of 25.06.

• The 100 Fly was won by Caron, who was clocked at 51.34. He also won the 50 Fly in 23.26.

• UT had a first-place time of 55.34 in the 100 Back by Dominic Russo.

• Freshman Brett Saunders won the 100 Breast in 1:00.44 and the 100 IM in 53.17.

UP NEXT:
Tampa travels to Fort Pierce on Friday for a matchup with Indian River State College.

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