Sunday caps off great weekend at MAC Swimming Championships

Senior Milvana Ban finished her career on to

Senior Milvana Ban finished her career on to

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Senior Milvana Ban finished her career on top, taking first in the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 2:14.19 on Sunday, Feb. 15 at the 2009 Middle Atlantic Conference Swimming Championships. As a team, Lycoming College finished third overall, earning 511 team points.

Fellow senior Nichole Zoller finished fourth in the same event, in a time of 2:17.82 and grabbing 15 points. Sophomore Stacy Flick touched the wall second in the 200-yard breaststroke, finishing with a time of 2:29.71 and earning 17 team points.Freshman Claire Zido wrapped up her rookie campaign with an eighth place finish, navigating the 1,650-yard freestyle event in 19:26.14. The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Flick, Amy Bentz, Zoller and Ban came in fourth, dropping five seconds off of its seed time, finishing in 3:48.36.

In the men’s events, freshman Joe Andrie continued to swim strong, finishing his 200-yard breaststroke event in a time of 2:17.56 and earning fifth place. Senior Brian Fausel finished in third place in the 200-yard butterfly, touching the wall in 2:03.23.

The 400-yard freestyle relay team, made up of Chad Lemmons, Sean Berrier, John Doughtery and Brandon Good completed its race in 3:23.35, good enough for a fifth place finish and 28 team points.

With the completion of the season, the Conference office will be announcing post-season awards. Stay in tuned on our website, http://www.lycoming.edu/athletics for up-to-date information from the MAC.

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