Tartans Place Second at Total Performance Invitational
(GAMBIER, Ohio) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming team placed second at the Total Performance Invite at Kenyon College after three days of competition recording 1573.5 points. Kenyon won the meet with 1930.5 points.
- Freshman Miles Haraldsson started the last day with a third-place finish in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:42.14.
- Junior Christian Lanuza won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:01.00 while freshman Andy Lu was second in 2:01.11. Freshman Jerry Chu was eighth in 2:04.57.
- Graduate student Aleksander Tarczynski placed second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:47.52. Freshman Henry Rosenhagen was eighth in 1:50.52.
- Three Tartans swam in the A-Final of the 200-yard backstroke with graduate student Willem Goedecke placing fourth in 1:50.31 and sophomore David Zoota placing fifth in 1:50.67. Freshman Ljubomir Popovic was 10th in 1:57.79.
- Sophomore Arnav Deshpande led three Tartans in the 100-yard freestyle with an eighth-place finish in 45.40. Freshman Brayden Morford and sophomore DJ Lloyd were ninth and 10th in times of 45.48 and 47.03.
- The 400-yard freestyle relay closed the meet with a second-place finish with Tarczynski, Morford, Deshpande, and Lloyd who touched in 3:00.15.
- The 400-yard freestyle provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships.
- Tarczynski, Lanuza, Lu, and Haraldsson each recorded B Cuts to provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships.
The swimmers have off from competition until January while the divers will travel to Washington and Jefferson College for meet on Friday, December 1.