Cambridge, Mass. - Penn men are swimming in eighth position with 183.50 team points after one day of action at the 2005 EISL Championships being held at Harvard this weekend. Pat Maloney grabbed the Red and Blue's highest individual swimming finish, placing 11th overall in the 200-yard IM with a time of 1:52.77.
Maloney also helped the 400-yard medley relay team finish sixth in the championship final today. Maloney, along with teammates Ted Rainaud, Jon Kaufman and Devon Carr finished with a time of 3:23.60. Carr and relaymatesKevin Scott, Pat Gallagher and Tim Howett finished seventh in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.22. Scott finished 15th overall in the 50-yard freestyle event, touching pad in 21.28 seconds. Jason McGrath placed 13th overall in the 500-yard freestyle event with a finishing time of 4:35.50.
Tyler Markman was Penn's top diver in the 1-meter competition, placing 11th with a score of 239.05. Nick Corsano followed in 14th with a score of 216.50. Guillermo Marx finished 21st in the event with a score of 4.00.
Princeton leads the championship event after the first day of competition with 444.00 team points. On the schedule for Friday is the 200-yard medley relay, 800-yard freestyle relay as well as the 100-yard freestyle, 400-yard IM, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke individual events.
Written by Mat Kanan, associate director of athletic communications