XU Swimming Finishes Strong At Magnus Cup Invitational
Nov. 18, 2012
CLEVELAND - The Xavier University women's swim team finished in third and the men's team finished in second in the Magnus Cup Invitational hosted by Cleveland State. In the six-team women's field, Xavier outswam Saint Francis, Duquesne and Youngstown State. The men only trailed Cleveland State, while besting both Michigan State and Ohio State.
Mackenna Rife had a strong showing in the 1650 free, touching second in 17:10.82. Nick Foster and Kiernan McGeehan finished second and fourth, respectively, in the long-distance event. Foster turned in a time of 16:10.17 and McGeehan finished in 16:17.13.
In the women's 200 breaststroke, Natalie Hyde picked up a second-place finish in 2:24.20. Xavier took third and fourth in the men's 200 breaststroke with performances by Michael Gordon and Rick Stewart.
Carolyn Stewart set a Magnus Cup Invitational record with a time of 26.80 in the 50 backstroke. Misanik added a fifth-place result in the event. Maxwell, Joe O'Hara, Luke Johanns and John Kinney claimed third, fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively, in the men's 50 backstroke.
Molly Kroeger, Claire Brolsma, Randi Windemuller and Anne Frigo teamed to finish third in the women's 400 free relay and, on the men's side, Johanns, Pablo Morejon, Maxwell and Conchuratt finished second.