AUS Swimming Championships: Day 2 sees AUS history book re-written

AUS Swimming Championships: Day 2 sees AUS history book re-written

Weeks, Crowell add to win total on Saturday

(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Kicking off the evening session, Elodie Martin (UNB) won the women's 50m freestyle followed by Sara Bennett and Grace Earle of Acadia. On the men's side, Chris Weeks of Memorial won his second event of the weekend, narrowly missing out on lowering his AUS record. Acadia's Lucas Mazier touched in second and Noah Mascoll-Gomes touched in third.  

Up next was Ella Collins and the 200m breaststroke. After setting a new AUS record in the preliminary races Saturday morning, she lowered it further in the evening finals with a time 2:28.59. Jordan Thomas (MTA) and Emilie Schofield (DAL) touched in second and third.  

Blake Kingston (UNB) won the men's 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:16.21 followed by Connor Maloney and Jake Gysel of Dalhousie.  

Reagan Crowell won her second individual race of the weekend in the 400m freestyle with a time of 4:21.41. Natalie Smart of Memorial was second followed by Abbey Nichols of DAL. On the men's side Mascoll-Gomes touched in first place followed by fellow Tiger Logan Sparkes and Axeman David Harvie.  

In the women's 100m backstroke, Sophie Rooney touched the wall in a time of 1:01.56 for first place followed by Grace Earle of Acadia and Allison Gauthier of Mount Allison. Mount Allison's Sebastian Cariaga won the men's 100m backstroke. Dalhousie's Liam Ferguson finished second with UNB's Maxime Kenny in third.  

Emilie Schofield won the women's 200m IM race with a time of 2:18.94. Fellow Tiger Kate Tuck captured the silver medal and Mount Allison's Jordan Thomas the bronze. 

The Dalhousie men's and women's teams continue to lead their respective divisions. On the men's side, Dal has collected 714 points, while Acadia (513.5) and UNB (292) sit in second and third place.

In the women's draw, the Tigers lead with 668 points, followed by Acadia with 540 and Memorial with 311.

- Recap by Dalhousie Athletics

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