Swimming finishes day one at Miami Invitational|
Dec. 5, 2013
OXFORD, Ohio - The University of Cincinnati swimming and diving teams opened the first day of the Miami Invitational by competing in the 800 freestyle relay and 1,650 freestyle.
The UC team of Aleksandra Kaminska, Iuliia Fedoreeva, Amanda Hardewig and Andrea Bartel placed sixth in the 800 freestyle relay. The Bearcats clocked a time of 7:36.18. Kendra Bierman, Haley McLellan, Lindsay Rossi and Brenna Stout teamed up to finish 10th in 7:59.19.
Tommy Easley, Dean Waite, Donovan Kearns and Joe Scherpenberg swam the men's 800 freestyle relay in 6:46.44 to finish fourth. The other UC squad of Michael Palleros, Rob Walsh, Jay Guffey and Robbie Caudy touched in 6:56.94 to place seventh.
Action resumes at the Miami Invitational on Friday, Dec. 6, with preliminary swimming starting at 9:00 a.m. Preliminary diving for the women's three-meter and men's one-meter begin at 2:00 p.m. and the day's finals competition get underway at 6:00 p.m.