BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Penn men's swimming and diving team started 2009 with a first place finish at the Florida Atlantic University Invitational on Saturday. The all-day event pitted the Quakers against three schools including Ivy opponent Brown. The Red and Blue accumulated 830.5 points in 16 events to easily take first place. The host Owls were over 200 points behind the Quakers to place second with 625 points.
The meet also served as a dual meet between Penn and Brown. In addition to easily taking first in the invitational, top finishes throughout the meet allowed the Quakers to cruise to their second Ivy League win of the season, 195-105.