W&M Men Add Another Win En Route to Silver-Medal at TYR Invitational

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The William & Mary men’s swimming team added another event win in the first event on Sunday night at the TYR Invitational, and used that momentum to pull away from the field and finish the meet in second place overall.  The host Northwestern Wildcats won the meet with 1,225.5 points, while the Tribe finished second with 697 points and Michigan State was third with 638.5 points.  Saint Louis finished fourth with 556 points, with UIC (401) and Truman State (367) rounding out the team standings.50 Fly
– Junior Ian Thompson (Alexandria, Va.) led things off for the Tribe, and defended his top seed from this morning to win the 50 fly in 21.96 seconds.  That performance was just .05 off of the school record in the event.
 
200 Back- In the 200 back, sophomore Jake Kealy (Wilton, Conn.) continued to drop time from this morning, and improved to sixth overall in a season-fast 1:48.80.- Junior Lee Bradley (Crestwood, Ky.) won the consolation finals in 1:50.10, placing ninth overall, and his classmate Philip Barto (Midlothian, Va.) added five more points with his 12th-place time of 1:52.14.- Senior Joey Rento (Newport News, Va.) matched Bradley with a heat win of his own, taking the bonus finals in 1:51.32.  Freshman Kade Younger (Newport News, Va.) finished right behind him 1:52.42 for 18th overall, while his classmate Jack Galbraith (Vienna, Va.) was 20th in 1:54.01.  Sophomore James Mostofi (Darien, Conn.) rounded out the line-up in 21st overall, stopping the clock in 1:54.38. 
100 Free- Junior Colin Wright (Williamsburg, Va.) earned a spot on the podium in the 100 free, finishing third overall in 44.84 seconds, and was joined in the top heat by Thompson, who took sixth in 45.53 seconds to add 13 more points to his tally.- In the consolation finals, senior Eric Grimes (Louisville, Ky.) touched the wall in 46.27 seconds, good for 15th place and two more points.- In the bonus heat, sophomore Aristides Speres (Rye, N.H.) swam 46.38 seconds …

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