Ewing, N.J. – The Salisbury University men's and swimming teams opened competition at the three-day TCNJ Invitational on Friday. The first day featured eight individual events and four relays with nine individuals qualifying for the finals.
Men's Day One Score: Salisbury 4th: 77 points
Women's Day One Score: Salisbury 4th: 149 points
HOW IT HAPPENED
The women opened the invitational with a fifth-place finish in the 200-yard relay. Kara Graybill led the Sea Gulls with two top 10 finishes in the 50-yard free and 500-yard free.
Qualified Racers (Final Time)
Thielke: 500-yard free;12th (5:04.84)
Braun: 500-yard free; 15th (5:10.77)
Graybill: 500-yard free; 7th (5:36.04), 50-yard free; 6th (26.42)
Olivia Totaro: 500-yard free; 9th (5:36.01)
Daisy Holder: 500-yard free; 14th (5:46.25)
Mary Green: 500-yard free; 16th (5:55.54)
Jordan DeGruchy: 200-yard IM; 15th (2:22.17)
Olivia Hawkins: 50-yard free; 11th (26.64)
Amelia Nail: 50-yard free; 16th (27.24)
Relay Top-10 Finishes
Women's 200-yard free: Layla Tiberio, Nail, Hawkins, Graybill; 5th (1:45.68)
Women's 400-yard medley: Nail, Peyton O'Brian, DeGruchy, Graybill; 8th (4:25.29)
Women's 400-yard medley: Holder, Totaro, Wolf, Tiberio; 10th (4:32.35)
- The second day of the TCNJ Invitational begins tomorrow with the preliminary races starting at 11 a.m. with the finals starting at 6 p.m.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
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