Men's Swimming Finishes Eighth at EISL Championships

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Penn men's swimming team finished eighth out of nine teams at the EISL Championship Meet. In the process, though, the Quakers set five school records and had their highest individual finisher in five years when Chaz Maul took silver onFriday in the 100 breast.

James Fee set his second school record in the opening event of Saturday when he finished eighth overall in the 1650 free with a swim of 15:30.06. Fee had earlier set a school record in the 500 free. The time was good for an NCAA B-cut time, which could set him to the NCAA championships. Also earning points in the event was Alex Kalish, who swam a 16:18.05.

Kyle Yeager won the C-final of the 200 backstroke, swimming a 1:50.44 to come in 17th overall. Also earning points for the Quakers in the event were Larkin MacDonald (1:51.66), Brad Farris (1:52.28) and Joe Woodard (1:54.45).

Senior co-captain Pat Gallagher set the Quakers' final individual school record of the meet when he swam a 44.93 in the 100 free, good for sixth place overall. Chris Buck finished the event in 20th place, swimming a 46.11

Andrew Creamer paced the Quakers in the 100 breast. His time of 2:08.05 was good for 21st place overall, two spots ahead of 100 breast silver medalist Chaz Maul who swam a 2:08.87.

Jack Wiese took eleventh place for Penn in the 200 butterfly, swimming a 1:50.23. Alex Keeney finished 15th in 1:51.19, and Devon Carr was right behind him in 16th place, swimming a 1:51.74.

The meet concluded with the 400 free relay team, which finished seventh in 3:02.46. The team was comprised of Devon Carr, Pat Gallagher, Chris Buck and Chris Weitekamp.