Maine Sets Three School Records at Day Two of ECAC
ANNAPOLIS, Md- The University of Maine men and women's swimming and diving teams completed day two of the ECAC. Maine men set a new school record in the 200-yard medley relay. John Carlucci (Danbury, Conn.) set a school record in the 400-yard IM. Matt England (Bangor, Maine) set a new school record and earned second place in the 100-yard back. Maine men are in seventh place with 132 points, Maine women in 13th.
Maine started off the finals with ninth place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. Matt England, Caleb Hoffman (Waterville, Maine) Carlucci and David Vittori (South Berwick, Maine) led the way and set a new school record.
Carlucci set another school record in the 400-yard IM at 4:00.47 and grabbed tenth. Ryan Fahey (Quincy, Mass.) finished 16th with a time of 4:09.51.
Senior Erica Smrcina (North Falmouth, Mass.) took 14th in the 100-yard butterfly 56.44. Lauren Dwyer (Orono, Maine) had a great swim in the 200-free grabbing tenth place 1:53.06.
Vittori earned a 14th place finish in the men's 200-yard free 1:42.66. Hoffman nabbed 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke at 58.45. England set a new school record in the 100-yard backstroke at 49.66 and touched for silver.
The Black Bears ended day two with an eighth place finish in the 800-free relay. Competing for Maine was Cam Dwyer (Orono, Maine), Carlucci, Fahey and Vittori.
In the morning session Maine men finished ninth in the 200-yard medley relay. Competing for the Black Bear was Keith Chandler, Caleb Hoffman, Matt England and David Vittori.
Carlucci placed 11th in the 400-yard IM 4:04.59 followed by teammate Ryan Fahey in 15th at 4:06.96.
Cameron Dwyer competed on the 100-yard fly with a 25th place finish.
Dwyer placed 11th in the 200-yard freestyle 1:53.69.
Smrcina took 25th in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:08.93.
Vittori nabbed a 15th place finish in the 200-yard free at 1:42.89. Caleb Hoffman finished 15th in the 100-yard breaststroke 58.84.
England grabbed a spot in the finals after a sixth place finish in the 100-yard backstroke 50.71.
Maine will continue at the ECAC on Sunday. The prelims begin at 9am and the finals start at 4:30.