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    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Sawyer Franz was foruth in the 400-yard IM on Friday.
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    Sawyer Franz was foruth in the 400-yard IM on Friday.
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    Feb. 17, 2012

    Results

    PITTSBURGH - The BIG EAST Swimming Championship continued Friday evening at Trees Pool at the University of Pittsburgh with the men's and women's finals of the 400 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke and 400 medley relay. After the evening's events, Notre Dame continues its hold on first place in the men's competition with 626 points and Louisville stands atop the women's leaderboard with 539.5 points. The Connecticut men's and women's team are both in fifth place.

    The UConn men were led by Sawyer Franz, who was fourth in the 400-yard IM medley in 3:53.60, That time set a new school record and was also an NCAA Championship "B" cut mark. He had set a school record also earlier in the morning in the preliminaries.

    UConn senior Kyungsoo Yoon won the consolation finals of the 100-yard butterfly.

    On the women's side, Jordan Bowen was eighth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:48.52. Bowen broke the school record in the 200-yard freestyle twice on Friday -- once in the preliminaries and then again in the finals.

    UConn senior Caitlin Gallagher (Lawrence, Kansas) was fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:01.06 for an NCAA "B" cut time and a school record, which she also topped in the morning preliminaries. In the women's 100-yard backstroke, Kati Kyle was sixth in 55.19, just missing a "B" cut time by 0.02 second. Kyle's time in the finals was a school record, after she also set the school record in Friday's preliminairies.

    For complete results of the 400-yard IM, 100-yard fly, 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 100-yard backstroke and the 400-yard medley relay visit the BIG EAST Swimming & Diving Championship Central page and check out the results link.


     

     

    BIG EAST Championship swimming action concldues Saturay with the 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard fly, and the 400-yard freestyle relay. Preliminaires begin at 10 a.m., followed by the finals at 6 p.m.

    Women's Team Standings

    1 Louisville 539.5

    2 Notre Dame 403.5

    3 West Virginia 357

    4 Pittsburgh 275

    5 Connecticut 261

    6 Villanova 237.5

    7 Rutgers 201.5

    8 Cincinnati 186

    9 Georgetown 72

    10 Seton Hall 70

    11 Providence 55

    Men's Team Standings

    1 Notre Dame 626

    2 Louisville 574.5

    3 Pittsburgh 381

    3 West Virginia 363.5

    5 Connecticut 164

    6 Cincinnati 114

    7 Georgetown 113

    8 Seton Hall 109

    9 Villanova 99

    10 Providence 63