Eastern Finishes Day One of OSU Winter Invite

COLUMBUS, Ohio (EMUEagles.com) – The Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team wrapped up day one of competition at the Ohio State Invitational, Saturday Feb. 10. Overall, the Eagles turned in three top-15 finishes and four career-best times.Freshman Gus Maxwell (Crawfordsville, Ind.-North Montgomery) and redshirt junior Max Wilkinson (South Lyon, Mich.-South Lyon) paced the Green and White, both turning in a top-10 finish. Maxwell claimed eighth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:40.57, but clocked a career-best time of 4:38.64 during the morning preliminaries session. Meanwhile, Wilkinson’s top finish came in the 100 free where he posted a career-best time of 45.99, good for a ninth-place finish.Senior Josh Kreider (Coopersburg, Pa.-Southern Lehigh) had a top-15 finish on the day when he touched in a season-best time of 50.74 to take 12th in the 100 butterfly.The Green and White concluded the day with a fifth-place finish in the 200 free relay at 1:25.94.The Eagles return to the pool tomorrow, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. for prelims. The finals session is slated for 4 p.m.EMU Individual Results 
*Denotes season-best
#Denotes career-best500 Free
8. Gus Maxwell        4:38.64#4:40.57100 Fly
12. Josh Kreider     50.89/50.74*100 Free
9. Max Wilkinson    46.07/45.99#
17. Wilson Burton    47.96/48.10#
x. Gus Maxwell    47.80#

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