Men's Swimming Sits Eighth After First Day of EISLs

EISL Championship results

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Penn men's swimming team is in eighth place after the first day of the EISL Championship Meet, witha team score of 161. Harvard is currently in the lead with a score of 485.

James Fee had the best individual showing of the day for Penn when he reached the championship final of the 500 free. After swimming a 4:27.13 in the prelims, Fee posted a 4:27.57 in the finals to take seventh place overall.

The competition started with the 200 free relay, where Penn's team of Devon Carr, Pat Gallagher, Chris Weitekamp and Kyle Loughran posted a 1:22.11 to finish seventh overall.

After Fee swam in the 500-free, Kyle Yeager took to the pool in the 200 IM. A swim of 1:53.60 earned him 19th place overall.

Chris Weitekamp was the Quakers' top scorer in the 50 free, where he swam a 20.94 to take 12th place overall. Close behind was Devon Carr, whose 20.98 was good for 15th place. Also earning points in the C-final of the event were Chris Buck (20.91), Kyle Loughran (20.97) and Pat Gallagher (21.18).

The day concluded with the 400 medley relay, where Larkin MacDonald, Chaz Maul, Jack Wiese and Pat Gallagher swam a combined 3:20.34 for seventh place.