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Min Swims Second in 100 Butterfly at Leagues

Min Swims Second in 100 Butterfly at Leagues
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ITHACA, NY – Tony Min finished second in the 100 butterfly and Lorenzo Gurri competed in the A final in three events on the second day of the four-day Liberty League Championship taking place at the Kelsey Partridge Bird Natatorium on the campus of Ithaca College. RPI, the five-time defending champion, sits in the third place halfway through the meet.

Min was one of two Rensselaer competitors in the 100 fly A final and he posted a time of 50.05, which trailed only Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Drew Schreib (49.36). RPI’s Gurri was fifth in the event with a time of 51.12.

Gurri swam on two relays, helping the 200 free squad to fourth and the 400 medley to third. In the 200, he was the anchor after Nicholas Stefanidis, William Tan and Ethan Gadbois. Together they registered a 1:26.59. The medley team of Daniel SavedgeStefanidis, Gurri and Fernando Gomez Fischer reached in 3:27.47 to outpace the fourth place team from Union College by nearly three seconds (3:30.31).

Savidge and Gomez Fischer were also part of the 400 individual medley which had four from the Engineers in the top seven. Jake Fassora was third in 4:07.60, followed by Savidge in fifth, Anthony Acciani in sixth and Gomez Fischer in seventh.

In the 200 freestyle, Mike Dawd was third with a time of 1:41.60, finishing less than a second from first place (1:40.51).

RIT leads the field with 867 points, followed by Ithaca (853), RPI (656) and Vassar College.

Action continues on Friday with preliminaries starting at 10am.

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