W&M Men’s Swimming Sets Wins Record with 184-110 Victory at Old Dominion

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The William & Mary men’s swimming team tied the all-time record for most consecutive road wins with a 184-110 victory at Old Dominion on Saturday.  The win, W&M’s seventh in a row on the road, improved the Tribe to 9-1 overall, while the Monarchs fell to 1-4 on the season.W&M started the meet down 32 points due to diving held earlier in the day, and though it took until the seventh event to take the lead, the Tribe’s momentum was as irresistible as the tides with 11 wins in the 14 swimming events.  That included a sweep of the two relays, starting with the 200 medley relay where Colin Demers (Virginia Beach, Va.) staked the Tribe to a wire-to-wire win in 1:32.18 alongside teammates Devin McNulty (Herndon, Va.), Jack Doherty (Middletown, Conn.), and Kyle Neri (Wallingford, Conn.).  On the other end of the meet, Neri led-off the 400 free relay before handing off to Colin Wright (Williamsburg, Va.), Eric Grimes (Louisville, Ky.), and Ian Thompson (Alexandria, Va.) who brought the win home in 3:03.87.In between the two relays, six men won nine events.  Among the double-winners was Thompson, who took the 50 free by nearly a second in 20.69 and turned around immediately to win the 100 free in 45.69, finishing ahead of his teammate Neri in both events.  Fellow sophomore Ben Skopic (Marriottsville, Md.) showed his impressive range with a win in the 200 IM in 1:41.37 and later the 200 IM in 1:53.08, and junior Carter Kale (Williamsburg, Va.) kept his perfect streak alive in the 500 free with a 4:36.75 win.  Kale also won the 200 fly in 1:52.26.  The three single winners included Doherty, who won the 100 fly in 49.99 seconds, as well as Demers in the 100 back (51 seconds flat) and freshman Jake Kealy (Wilton, Conn.), winning the 200 back in 1:51.64.Event Winners
200 Medley Relay – W&M 1:32.18 (Colin Demers, Devin McNulty, Jack Doherty, Kyle Neri), ODU 1:33.77 (Anton Mikealsson, Peter Durisin, Filip …

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