Men’s Swimming and Diving Concludes MAC Championship


OXFORD, Ohio- The University of Evansville men’s swimming and diving team competed in day three of the Mid-American Conference championship meet on Saturday, bringing their season to an end.


Jackson Caudill finished his historic freshman season in the 1650-yard freestyle race. He finished in sixth place with a time of 16:08.60. Grant Kay came in behind him and finished in ninth place with a time of 16:27.41.


Three Aces competed in both the 200-yard backstroke with Jackson Kennedy (1:53.08) finished in tenth, Sam Leatherwood (1:53.42) finished in eleventh, and David Killian (1:54.23) finished in thirteenth in the backstroke.

In the 200-yard breaststroke Max Dehen (2:04.94) finished in twelfth, Eli James (2:05.80) finished in thirteenth, and Pierce Lively (2:07.44) finished in fourteenth in the breaststroke.


Riccardo Domenico finished out his season by placing eleventh in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 45.03. He also helped his team place fifth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:03.85) with Credence Pattinson, Zeke Metz, and Austin Smith.


Metz, Griffin Hammet, and Tsien EE Tan swam in the 200-yard butterfly. Metz (1:52.33) placed twelfth, Hammet (1:52.96) placed fourteenth, and Tan (1:53.87) placed fifteenth.


The Aces finished in fifth place with 301 points, while Miami University (Ohio) took the championship with 932 points.


The women’s swimming and diving team will compete for the Missouri Valley Conference championship next week, April 15-17, in Carbondale, Ill.



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