Feb. 20, 2010
PITTSBURGH - The University of Connecticut men's and women's swimming teams concluded its competition at the BIG EAST Championship on Sataurday -- the final day of competition. The UConn men finished sixth in the event with 288.5 points while the women finished eighth with 205. Notre Dame won the women's title while Louisville won the men's.
Junior Alex Davidson (Pointe-Claire, Que.) qualified for the consolation finals of the 200-yard backstroke with the 11th-best time in that event with a 1:48.77. He was second in the consolation final in 1:48.26.
Freshman Kyungsoo Yoon (Toronto, Ont.) qualified for the consolation finals in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 45.52 seconds, which was the tenth-best time. He finished eighth in the consolation final in 46.30 seconds.
Junior Tomasz Sobek (Siemianowice Slaskie, Poland) qualified for the consolation finals of the 200-yard breaststroke with a ninth-best time of 2:03.55. Sobek won the consolation final in 2:03.20.
Senior John Hogan (Walkersville, Md.) was 14th in the 200-yard butterfly in 1:51.34 and will swim in the consolation finals. Hogan was seventh in the consolation final in 1:51.70.
Sophomore Caitlin Gallagher (Lawrence, Kansas) qualified for the 200-yard breaststroke finals with a time of 2:16.97, which was the sixth-best time. Junior Kate Baust (Reistertown, Md.) qualified for the consolation finals in that event with a 16th-best time of 2:20.33. Gallagher was sixth in the finals in 2:17.62. Baust was eighth in the consolation final in 2:22.22.
Sophomore Erin DeVinney (Avondale, Ariz.) finished 11th in the qualifying in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:04.40 and will swim in the consolation finals later. DeVinney was third in the consolation final in 2:02.84.
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