Oct. 27, 2011
Boca Raton, FL - The Florida Atlantic University men's and women's swimming teams will open their home seasons in competition against Florida Gulf Coast University and Princeton University on Saturday, October 29, beginning at 1 p.m. The meet will take place at the FAU Aquatic Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
The Owls will be competing for the second time this fall after having a strong showing in last month's All Florida Invitational. The men's team placed third, while the women finished in fifth place. Two freshmen set school records in their first collegiate competitions: Annet Kovacs, in the 200-yard butterfly, with a time of 2:02.41; and Iwona Lefanowicz, in the 200-yard backstroke, in 2:02.18.
The men's team is led by senior Mikolaj Czarnecki, in the butterfly and distance freestyle events, senior Csaba Pek, in breaststroke and individual medley races; junior Eric Williams, in the sprint freestyle events; and junior Alan Forbes, a strong competitor in several events.