Men's Swimming Picked Third In A-10
Oct. 23, 2012
CINCINNATI - The Atlantic 10 Conference office in Newport News, Va., has released the results of the coaches' preseason poll and the Xavier men's swimming team was picked to finish third. The women's swimming team was selected to finish ninth.
Under the guidance of Atlantic 10 Men's Swimming Coach of the Year Brent MacDonald, Xavier finished third in the 2011-12 A-10 Championships. The team was selected to finish in third again this season. The team will be relying on the experience of several upper classman, including Sam Conchuratt, Chad Thompson and Pablo Morejon, while receiving contributions from several of the newcomers.
The women's team was picked ninth in the annual poll by the coaches after finishing ninth in last season's A-10 Championships. Carolyn Stewart looks to improve upon a pair of bronze medals last season in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events. Jacquelyn Misanik, Natalie Hyde and freshman Mackenna Rife will help lead the Musketeers this season.
Xavier will be in action on Friday night against Bellarmine. The meet is slated for a 5 p.m. start at the O'Connor Sports Center on Victory Parkway.
2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Predicted Order of Finish
2013 Women's Swimming & Diving Predicted Order of Finish