Feb. 28, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS - The University of Connecticut men's swimming and diving team opened competition on Wednesday at the 2013 BIG EAST Championship at the IUPUI Natatorium. The championship runs through Saturday.
UConn's 200-yard medley relay team finished in third place in a school-record time of 1:29.98. That group consisted of junior Keith Piper (Napverville, Ill.), sophomore Lachezar Shumkov (Sofia, Bulgaria), freshman Diguan Pigot (Miami, Fla.) and senior Kyungsoo Yoon (Toronto, Ont.).
Senior Grant Fecteau (Delmar, N.Y.) finished in third place in the one-meter diving with a score of 304.45 while freshman John Brice (Bala Cynwood, Pa.) was seventh in 288.15. The UConn 800-yard freestyle relay team finished fifth in a time of 6:40.33.