Men’s swimming sweeps all events in win over Rollins

Men’s swimming sweeps all events in win over Rollins

WINTER PARK, Fla. – Saint Leo men's swimming won all 14 events and posted a 186.00 – 68.00 win over Rollins College, Friday afternoon at the Alfond Swimming Pool.

Junior Jan Urbaniak took first place in three individual events against the Tars to lead the Lions to the victory.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Saint Leo swept the night's two relay events, winning the 400 Medley Relay (3:24.46) with the team of Milosz Mikicin, Jan Dahrendorff, Hunter Bains, and Luka Vulic; and capped the meet with a victory in the 200 Free Relay (1:26.38) with the team of Bains, Vulic, Christian Cioffi, and Kane Klimczak.

Urbaniak won the two distance freestyle events, touching the wall first with NCAA "B" cut times in the 1000 Freestyle (9:34.89) and the 500 Freestyle (4:35.78). He also captured first place in the 400 Individual Medley (4:06.86).

Dahrendorff won both the 100 Breaststroke (59.31) and the 200 Breaststroke (2:13.30), to go with his efforts in the 400 Medley Relay.

Mikicin swept the dual meet's two backstroke events, winning the 100 Backstroke (50.68) and the 200 Backstroke (1:58.50).

Newcomer Lucas Dengler-Harles touched the wall first in the 100 Freestyle (47.02) and the 200 Freestyle (1:41.66), while fellow newcomers Logan Lamb and Cioffi won the 200 Butterfly (2:01.52) and 50 Freestyle (21.68) respectively.

Junior Hunter Bains also posted a first place finish for the Lions, winning the 100 Butterfly (52.37).

FROM THE COACH

Head Coach Paul Mangen: "Our men were greatly improved from our last meet, which is a positive sign. The relay swims were improved this time around and something they can build on. I know they are changing gears and focusing on our midseason invite, as they should."

NEXT UP

The Lions return to competition on Thursday, Nov. 17, when they travel to Melbourne, Fla., for the four-day Florida Tech Invitational – the final event of Saint Leo's fall slate of events.

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NOTE: The meet was rescored by Rollins later on Friday evening, switching from championship scoring to dual meet scoring.