ANNAPOLIS, Md. The University of Pennsylvania men’s swimming and diving team lost at Navy Saturday, 140.5 100.5. The Quakers won five events on the day, led by Matt Blaszko’s victories in the 800-meter freestyle and the 400-meter freestyle.
Blaszko (8:28.70) won the800, followed by teammate Neville Mitchell (8:33.94). Penn’s next victory came in the 200 butterfly by Pat Maloney (2:06.65). Blaszko (4:07.64) then picked up his second victory in the 400 freestyle, whileDevon Carr finished second at 4:08.47.
The Quakers won the final two events, the 200 breaststroke and the 400 freestyle relay. Yuchi Zhang (2:24.13) won the breaststroke. The Red and Blue took the top three spots in the relay. Chris Weitkamp, Tim Howett, Kevin Scott, and Carr placed first with a time of 3:35.59. Coming in second were John Gillette, Robert Casey, Steve Martucci and T.J. Hutter at 3:41.61.
Penn will be in action again Friday, Feb. 3 hosting West Chester at 3 p.m.
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