Women's Swimming Fifth Entering Final Day of Championships
Feb. 21, 2004
BALTIMORE -- The Rider men's and Marist women's swimming and diving teams lead the league after two days of competition at the 2004 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, held at the Fitness and Aquatic Center at Loyola College.
The Rider men maintained their lead with 593 points, while Marist has registered 576 points for second place. Loyola is in third with 342 points, followed by Iona (286), Fairfield (224), Niagara (167), Saint Peter's (150) and Canisius (73).
On the women's side, Marist has tallied 545 points, 66 points ahead of second-place Rider (479). Loyola is in third with 368 points, followed by Iona (258), Siena (242), Fairfield (238), Niagara (173), Canisius (111), Manhattan (89) and Saint Peter's (73).
One MAAC record was broken this evening. Marist's Nick Chevalier recorded a new time in the men's 1000 freestyle with 9:30.91, breaking the old record of 9:40.83 set by Rider's Brad Lacey in 2002.
1. Marist 545