F&M Sixth at Yellow Jacket Invitational

F&M Sixth at Yellow Jacket Invitational

CHESTERFIELD, Va. – Franklin & Marshall men's swimming took to the pool at Randolph-Macon's Yellow Jacket Invitational on Friday, taking sixth place after day one with 93.5 points. Washington & Lee holds the lead heading into day two with 228.

Eric Lang posted the highest Diplomat finish of the day on Friday, touching the wall in 1:58.57 to take third in the 200-yard IM. He was followed by Jonathon Sinton, who took 12th with a mark of 2:01.38.

Richard Perry led the charge in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing in sixth place after posting a time of 4:51.06. Next in for F&M was Reeves Connolly, whose time of 4:59.61 was good for 19th.

Keith Kamons paced the Diplomats in the 50-yard freestyle, taking 13th out of 59 competitors with a time of 22.26. Timothy Gould took 19th in 22.45, while Matthew Murphy (22nd, 22.53) and Daniel Sanders (28th, 22.70) also finished in the top half.

A solid relay effort closed out the evening in the 400-yard medley relay. Cody Kalinowski joined Gould, Lang, and Kamons for a time of 3:39.16, taking seventh in the process.

The Diplomats close out action at the Yellow Jacket Invitational tomorrow, with sessions scheduled for 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.