UC Swimmers in Seventh and Eighth After Day Three
gobearcats.COM Bjorn Mates finished ninth in the 100 back
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Bjorn Mates finished ninth in the 100 back
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Feb. 16, 2007

Day 3 Finals | Day 3 Prelims

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Cincinnati swimming teams posted eight top 10 finishes on day three of the 2007 BIG EAST Swimming & Diving Championships at the Nassau County Aquatics Center on Friday.  Heading into the final day, the UC men stand in seventh, while the women are eighth.

The Bearcats set season-bests in eight of the 12 events.  The top finisher was Jeremy Peter, who shaved five seconds off his best time to place third in the 400 IM in 3:55.47.  Marcel Kleiner posted his second fourth-place finish in the championships, finishing the 200 free in 1:39.03.  The 400 Medley Relay team cut its best time by five seconds to place fifth in 3:19.69.

For the women, Elinore de Jong was the top individual finisher, placing seventh in the 100 fly in 55.69.  The 400 Medley Relay team finished sixth in 3:51.38.

The final day of the meet, which features 12 more events, begins at 10 a.m. with the women's 1650 free.

2007 BIG EAST SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Day 3 - Feb. 16, 2007 - Long Island, N.Y.

CINCINNATI SCORERS
Men
400 IM: Jeremy Peter, 3rd, 3:55.47; Jakub Carda, 10th, 3:58.72
100 Fly: Josh Schneider, 7th, 49.39
200 Free: Marcel Kleiner, 4th, 1:39.03; Steve Wood, 14th, 1:41.19
100 Breast: Steve Marshall, 11th, 55.90
100 Back: Bjorn Mates, 9th, 50.61
400 Medley Relay: 5th, 3:19.69

 

 

Women
100 Fly: Elinore de Jong, 7th, 55.69; Randi Vogel, 12th, 56.47
200 Free: Alex Doyle, 15th, 1:51.79
100 Back: Randi Vogel, 13th, 57.38
400 Medley Relay: 6th, 3:51.38

                       Team Rankings - Through Event 27

Women - Team Scores Place School Points =================================================================== 1 Notre Dame ND 529 2 West Virginia Univeristy WV 358 3 Rutgers Swimming and Diving RU 349 4 Pittsburgh UP 272.5 5 University of Louisville UL 245 6 Villanova University VU 205.5 7 University of Connecticut UC 154 8 Cincinnati Bearcats CIN 147 9 Syracuse University SU 120 10 Georgetown University GU 73 11 Seton Hall University SH 36 12 Providence College PC 34

Men - Team Scores Place School Points =================================================================== 1 Notre Dame ND 554 2 West Virginia Univeristy WV 508.5 3 University of Louisville UL 292.5 4 Pittsburgh UP 267 5 University of Connecticut UC 216.5 6 Rutgers Swimming and Diving RU 215.5 7 Cincinnati Bearcats CIN 214 8 Syracuse University SU 145 9 Seton Hall University SH 125 10 Villanova University VU 65 11 Georgetown University GU 55 12 Providence College PC 32