Musketeers Swamp Raiders, Topple Pool Records

On senior day, Rick Stewart helped the men's medley relay team set a new pool record at O'Connor Sports Center.

On senior day, Rick Stewart helped the men's medley relay team set a new pool record at O'Connor Sports Center.

Feb. 2, 2013

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CINCINNATI - On a cold winter Saturday morning, the Xavier men's and women's swim teams provided the heat inside O'Connor Sports Center with a pair of wins over Wright State. In the process, the men's 400 medley and 200 free relays established new pool records.

Throughout Saturday's meet, 12 senior Musketeers were honored for their time at Xavier. Sam Conchuratt, David Gordon, Landon Graham, David Maxwell, Pablo Morejon, Joseph O'Hara, Daniel Schneider, Steve Sharp, Rick Stewart, Anne Frigo, Courtney Shields and Randi Windemuller competed in their final home meet.

Xavier will have the next two and a half weeks to prepare for the Atlantic 10 Swimming Championships held at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio from Feb. 20-23.

Women's Results
Following a strong second-place finish by the women's 400 medley relay team, which consisted of Carolyn Stewart, Maddie Day, Courtney Shields and Anne Frigo, the women turned in an impressive day by downing the Raiders, 113-91.

Frigo had a great senior day. She picked up second-place finishes with the 400 medley and 200 free relay teams and won the women's 50 free with a time of 24.49.

Freshman Mackenna Rife touched second in the 1000 free, but regrouped to win the 500 with a time of 5:17.03. Olivia Wilkes and Haley Dresner helped the Musketeers take the top three spots after finished second and third, respectively, in the 500 free.

Courtney Shields, Lynn Brotherton and Randi Windemuller claimed the top three spots in the 100 fly. Shields posted a time of 1:00.73 to win the race. Stewart and Jacquelyn Misanik finished one-two in the 100 back.

Men's Results
The men's 400 medley relay team sparked the Musketeers from the onset of the meet, turning in a time of 3:26.35 to break the pool record at the O'Connor Sports Center. Seniors Maxwell, Stewart and Conchuratt swam the first three legs and freshman Luke Johanns wrapped up the record swimming anchor.

The meet concluded with Johanns, junior Chad Thompson, Maxwell and senior Pablo Morejon toppling the 200 free relay pool record after dropping a time of 1:23.85.

Conchuratt continued his winning ways, turning in the top time in the 200 free. The Musketeers actually claimed the top two spots in the 200 free, with Morejon finishing second. Conchuratt also finished second in the 100 fly.

Thompson added a victory in the 400 IM to his daily total, swimming with a time of 4:09.29. And, Johanns claimed a third victory to add to his two pool records by winning the 50 free.

The men's team finished the meet with a 114-90 margin of victory over Wright State.