Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Head to the 2018 MAAC Championships This Week

Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Head to the 2018 MAAC Championships This Week

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Wednesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 17
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JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Saint Peter's men's and women's swim teams return the Burt Flickenger Center at Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY for the 2018 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Swimming & Diving Championships from February 14-17.

Freshman Oleksiy Polishchuk is the highest seeded Peacock overall, as he enters the tournament seeded second in the 200 breaststroke (2:06.96), 12th in the 400 IM (4:15.91), and 14th in the 200 IM (1:51.62). Senior Igal Oren ranks eighth in the 100 breaststroke (59.30), 13th 100 free (47.72), and 20th in the 50 free (21.90). Junior Arthur Bertrand is seeded 11th in the 100 backstroke (52.57) and 17th in the 200 backstroke (1:58.20). Additionally, the men's 800 free relay team is seeded third (6:54.94).

 

On the women's side, senior Karen Castaneda enters the championship as the highest ranked women's swimmer, ranking 26th in the 500 free (5:22.10) and 27th in the 200 free (1:59.88).