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Tartans Win Third Dual Meet with 13 Event Victories

men's swimmer in butterfly motion

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team won its third dual meet of the season with a 192-70 score at home against Washington and Lee University.

Top Performances

  • Both the 200-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle relays improved on the season's best times to win races for the third time this year.
  • Freshman David Zoota set a season-best time of 9:59.66 to win the 1,000-yard freestyle and won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:57.31.
  • Freshman Arnav Deshpande won the 100-yard backstroke for the second straight meet and set a season-best time of 51.93.
  • Sophomore Christian Lanuza touched first in the 100-yard breaststroke for the second time this season, winning the race in 57.26. Lanuza also won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:05.73.
  • Senior Aleksander Tarczynski swam the 200-yard butterfly for the first time this season and won in a team-best time of 1:54.36. He did the same in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.26.
  • Freshman DJ Lloyd set a new season-best in the 50-yard freestyle with a victory in 21.14.
  • Junior Santiago Gomez won in the 500-yard freestyle for the first time this year with a time of 4:44.73.
  • Freshman Kevin Zhou cut eight tenths of a second off his top time in the 100-yard butterfly to win for the second time this year at 50.19.
  • Freshman Raymond Welgosh won the 200-yard IM for the second straight meet with a season-best time of 1:56.70.

Diving Results vs. Kenyon

  • Graduate student Jud Kyle placed second on the 1-meter board and third on the 3-meter board with NCAA regional qualifying scores of 322.88 and 304.43, respectively.
  • Graduate student James Kyle placed third on the 1-meter board and met the NCAA qualifying standard for the first time this year with a score of 321.60.
  • Senior Matthew Wagner met the NCAA qualifying score for the second time on the 1-meter board with a score of 285.45.
  • Sophomore Jonathan Lindstrom recorded a score of 302.10 on the 3-meter board to place fourth and earn his first NCAA qualifying score of the season.

Next Up

  • The Tartans will travel to Gambier, Ohio, to swim in the three-day Kenyon Invitational beginning on Thursday, November 17 while the divers will host an invitational on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19.