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Tartans Win 10 Events in Dual Meet Win at Washington and Lee

men's swimmer doing breaststroke

(LEXINGTON, Va.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team topped Washington and Lee University on the road on Saturday, October 21 in the first dual meet of the season for the Tartans who are ranked 10th in the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) national dual meet poll. The Tartans racked up 178 points to 85 for the Generals.

Top Performances

  • Relays: the 200-yard medley relay of freshman Brayden Morford, junior Christian Lanuza, sophomore Arnav Deshpande, and sophomore DJ Lloyd won in a time of 1:32.76. The 200-yard freestyle relay of Morford, freshman Harrison Quach, Deshpande, and Lloyd closed the meet with a win in 1:24.73.
  • Freshman Miles Haraldsson led a sweep in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a near three-second victory in 9:54.18.
  • Morford picked up his first collegiate individual win in the 100-yard backstroke in 51:05 ahead of Deshpande who touched in 51.39.
  • Lanuza led a sweep in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 56.13, more than two seconds ahead of freshman Aaron Lee, and later led another sweep in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:05.52, more than three seconds ahead of freshman Thomas Xiao.
  • Freshman Henry Rosenhagen touched first in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:55.63.
  • Lloyd won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.23 for his third dual meet victory in the event for his career.
  • Graduate student Willem Goedecke won the 200-yard backstroke in 1.81 with a time of 1:55.96 to lead a sweep by the Tartans.
  • Freshman Cole Venters earned the win in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:44.63.

Next Up

  • The Tartans will race against the University of Chicago and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, October 28. The meet is set to begin at 1:00 p.m.