PISCATAWAY, NJ – Day 3 prelims are complete, and 14 Lions have qualified for the finals tonight.
On the women's side:
In the 200 back, Anna Calka qualified 16th in 2:09.12
In the 100 free, Karolina Ostojska finished 28th (53.61), Yara Bouckaert finished 35th (54.08), Carmen Arnold finished 51st (55.52)
In the 200 breast, Julia Simioni qualified 15th (2:27.83), Juliana Ribeiro finished 18th (2:30.15)
In the 200 fly, Clara Monges qualified 16th (2:11.23)
In the 400 free relay, the A relay (Arnold, Ribeiro, Ostojska, Monges) qualified 7th (3:35.71), the B relay (Simioni, Mafla, Bouckaert, Calka) finished 12th (3:43.16)
On the men's side:
In the 200 back, Alasdair McGhee finished 23rd (2:00.67)
In the 100 free, Thiago Rosa qualified 3rd (44.43), Alex Sobers qualified 5th (44.76), Rafael Mendes 23rd (46.95), Adrian Aleksandrowicz 25th (47.00), Harrison Roberson 44th (48.42), David Brown 67th (50.15), Seth Campbell 70th (51.15)
In the 200 breast, Theo Courteaux qualified 13th (2:09.69), Sebastian Riano finished 20th (2:13.37), Robert Jones finished 28th (2:15.59)
In the 200 fly, Mathieu Danjou qualified 12th (1:53.50), Santiago Aguilar qualified 13th (1:55.09), Alasdair McGhee finished 28th (2:04.22)
In the 400 free relay, the A relay (Aleksandrowicz, Mendes, Rosa, Sobers) qualified 1st (3:01.98), the B relay
(Courteaux, Campbell, Roberson, Danjou) finished 15th (3:16.19)
Day 3 finals events include the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
Rutgers swimming & diving is hosting the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships at the Rutgers Aquatic Center Feb. 23-25. All 3 days consist of prelims in the morning and finals at night. Only the top 16 swimmers in each morning prelims event qualify for finals at night. Swimmers can only score points for their team in the finals at night. 33 teams are competing in this year's ECAC Championships, including schools form NCAA Div. I, II, & III.
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