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Tartans Split with Denison and Calvin in First Action After Break

men's swimmer doing breaststroke

(GRANVILLE, Ohio) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team competed in a double-dual meet with Denison University and Calvin University on Saturday, January 14 at Denison. The Tartans topped Calvin by a 171-129 score while falling to Denison, 169.50-130.50.

Top Performances

  • The 200-yard medley relay team of freshman Arnav Deshpande, sophomore Christian Lanuza, freshman Nick Schmid, and freshman DJ Lloyd placed second in 1:32.63.
  • Senior Doug Johnson placed third in the 1,000-yard freestyle in a season-best time of 9:56.82 which is also a team-best time for the year.
  • Junior Santiago Gomez touched second in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:43.02 and finished first in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:43.02, more than three seconds faster than the second-place finisher. 
  • Deshpande was the winner of the 100-yard backstroke in 51.73.
  • Lanuza won two events, the 100-yard breaststroke in 56.68 and the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:05.65.
  • Sophomore Samuel Telanoff closed the individual events with a win in the 400-yard IM in 4:10.62.
  • The 200-yard freestyle relay of freshman Kevin Zhou, senior Erik Feldmann, Deshpande, and Lloyd placed third in 1:24.11.
  • Senior Matthew Wagner won the 1-meter diving event with 307.35 points with graduate student James Kyle placing second with 302.25 points.
  • Graduate student Jud Kyle won the 3-meter diving event with 379.20 points while James was second with 375.10 points.

Next Up

  • The Tartans will host a time trial meet on Saturday, January 21 while celebrating the senior class starting at 12:00 p.m.