Eastern Finishes OSU Invite Strong

COLUMBUS, Ohio (EMUEagles.com) – The Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team completed competition at the Ohio State Winter Invitational Sunday, Feb. 11. The Eagles posted four top-15 finishes on seven career-best times.In the 200 freestyle, freshmen Gus Maxwell (Crawfordsville, Ind.-North Montgomery) and Wilson Burton (Galesburg, Ill.-Galesburg) both posted career-best times in the preliminaries before locking up sixth and 10th-place, respectively, in the finals. Redshirt junior Max Wilkinson (South Lyon, Mich.-South Lyon) won the ‘B” finals in the 50 free with a career-best time of 20.95, while Burton turned in a time of 21.76, good for 16th-place.In the 200 fly, senior Josh Kreider (Coopersburg, Pa.-Southern Lehigh) had a sixth-place finish with a career-best time of 1:52.97.The Eagles return to the pool next weekend when they travel down the road to participate in the Michigan 1st Chance Meet, Saturday-Sunday Feb 17-18.EMU Individual Results
*- Denotes season-best
#- Denotes career-best200 Free
6. Gus Maxwell        1:43.16#/1:43.66
10. Wilson Burton        1:46.73#/1:47.21
x. Max Wilkinson         1:42.63#50 Free
11. Max Wilkinson        21.08/20.95#
16. Wilson Burton        21.70#/21.76200 Fly
6. Josh Kreider        1:53.88/1:52.97#200 IM
x. Wilson Burton        2:02.71#
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