Session 4 Results
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MADISON, N.J. –
The Drew University men's swimming & diving team broke four school records and won eight events to close out a tremendous weekend at the eighth annual Ranger Invitational on Saturday at Kirby Pool.
The Rangers captured the team title for the third-straight season, racking up 252.5 points to beat runner-up Montclair State University by 70 points.
For the meet, Drew finished with six school records.
Leading the charge on Saturday was junior Michael Ma
, who broke two individual school records with his victories in the 200-butterfly (1:58.57) and the 200-backstroke (1:56.42). In addition, he swam on the winning 400-freestyle relay that came within two hundredths of a second of a school record. For the meet, Ma had a hand in six victories, including the 200-freestyle team that also set a school record.
Joining Ma on the 400-freestyle relay team were freshman Josh Roberts
, sophomore Matheus Macena
, and junior Jack Mahoney
Roberts turned in another strong showing for the Rangers on Saturday, winning the 500-freestyle in 4:50.17 while anchoring the 800-freestyle relay team that broke the school record in 7:08.12. In addition, he placed second in the 200-backstroke (2:01.64). One day earlier, he broke the Drew record in the 200-freestyle and helped the 200-free relay team to an addition school record.
The 800 free squad also included Mahoney, sophomore Alexandre Sannibale
, and junior Garrett Pilkington
. The foursome bettered the previous mark of 7:11.22 set in 2016 that also included Mahoney and Pilkington.
Sophomore Angelo Angione
also came away with an individual school record on Saturday, lowering his own mark in the 3-meter diving (six dives, 195.65). He also turned in the second-best 1-meter, six-dive mark of his career with a score of 204.85.
Mahoney added a victory in the 100-freestyle (46.98).
Pilkington (500-freestyle, 4:53.73), Macena (100-freestyle, 53.49), and freshman Patrick Nowak
(200-breaststroke, 2:13.47) all contributed runner-up showings while Sannibale (500-freestyle, 4:53.75) and Nowak (100-breaststroke, 59.95) each took third. Sophomore Alex Longacre
contributed a fourth-place finish in the 200-backstroke (2:06.33).
The Rangers are now off until Jan. 19, when they visit the University of Scranton in a dual meet.