Men's Swimming

 
Minutemen Remain On Track For Sixth Straight A-10 Crown

Chris Inglis knocked off Drew Donovan's 500 freestyle record set back in the 1985-86 season.

Chris Inglis knocked off Drew Donovan's 500 freestyle record set back in the 1985-86 season.

Feb. 24, 2012

AMHERST, Mass. -

The UMass men's swimming and diving team continued to sit atop the leaderboard at the conclusion of day two of the Atlantic 10 Championships from Buffalo, N.Y. amassing a total of 248 points, 47 points ahead of second place St. Bonaventure. Rounding out the rest of the scoreboard is Xavier (200), La Salle (173), Saint Louis (156), Fordham (139) and George Washington (138).

The men kicked off the day with record setting finish in the 500-yard freestyle, as Chris Inglis took second with a time of 4:27.52. His time was good enough to knock off Drew Donovan's record set during the 1985-86 season. Joey Sbordon came in behind Inglis with a time of 4:28.71. Kyle Jennings took seventh touching with a time of 4:37.23.

The Minutemen had four swimmers score in the 200 IM led by Troy Nichols who took seventh with a time of 1:53.15. He was followed closely by Ryan Bobianski in eighth (1:53.62), Michael Glenn in eleventh (1:53.50), and Timmy O'Neill in twelfth (1:53.53).

In the A-final of the 50-yard freestyle John Conway took seventh with a time of 21.17. In the B-final, Peter Sacco finished with a time of 20.87 good for tenth in the event. He was followed up by Eric Ziemetz in twelfth with a time of 21.18.

 

 

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