Musketeer Swimmers Prepare For A-10 Championships

Junior Michael Zennedjian is looking for another gold medal.

Junior Michael Zennedjian is looking for another gold medal.

Feb. 22, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Xavier swim team will dive into the 2011 Atlantic 10 swimming championships Wednesday, February 23 at Erie Community College's Burt Flickinger Center.

Last season Musketeer junior Michael Zennedjian took the gold medal in the men's 400 IM, with a school-record time of 3:56.82 which was more than two-and-a-half seconds faster than the next competitor. Current senior Nathan Green took home silver in the men's 200-yard freestyle event.

For seniors Green, John Nolan, John Roof, Michael Franke, Andy Knight, Terence Mahon, Andrew Viglione, Bethanie Griffin, Holly Hoover, Kari Peglar, and Kerry Wright this will be their last A-10 championship meet.

The Championship begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, Feb. 23, with the trials of the women's one-meter diving competition, followed by the finals of the men's and women's 200-yard medley and 800-yard freestyle relays at 6:30pm, along with the finals of the women's one-meter diving competition. The Championship continues at 10:30am on Thursday with time trials, followed by the finals at 6:30pm. The same schedule will be followed on Friday and Saturday.

A live broadcast via webstream will run from Thursday, February 24 through Saturday, February 26, with the broadcast beginning at 6:30 p.m. on each of those three days. The web stream will be free of charge for all viewers.