Nov. 12, 2005
In its second meet in as many days, Florida Atlantic University swam at Indian River Community College on Saturday afternoon. The Owls' women's team defeated the Pioneers 180-177 while the FAU men fell 109-185.
Lindsey Alexander, Ellie Weberg, Jennifer Forcht and Stephanie DeRito opened the meet with a win in 1:49.13 in the 200 medley relay. The relay team of Geni Burts, Hallie Kiehlmier, Jessica Lampkin and Bianca Murphy followed in second with a time of 1:50.25.
Jennifer Forcht, Lindsey Alexander and Geni Burts all won two individual events. Forcht took first in the 200 free (1:55.19) and 100 fly (57.72). Dominating the backstroke events, Alexander took the 100 back in 1:00.81 and swam 2:09.11 in the 200 back. By swimming a time of 2:07.47 in the 200 fly and 5:02.50 in the 500 free, Burts added two wins.
In the 1650 free, Lauren Shue won the event in 17:12.66.
For the men, diver, Nick McMahon won both the one and three-meter events with a score of 284.10 on the one-meter and 284.70 on the three -meter.
In the 200 back, Jonathon Pinto won the 200 back in 1:55.67. Eight other men took second in their individual events.
Florida Atlantic hits the road again next weekend when the teams compete in the three-day Georgia Tech Invitational beginning on Friday.
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