LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's men's swimming team advanced nine swimmers from this morning's preliminaries into tonight's finals at the F&M Invitational.
In the 50-yard freestyle, Ryan Caffrey advanced to tonight's final with a time of 22.52, good for 15th out of 57 swimmers. Patrick Greaney was solid in the 400-yard individual medley with an eight-place finish in 4:25.76, while Matthew Pozmanter also advanced to the final at 4:28.53.
Jack Currie (56.12) and Denton (56.47) are through to the 100-yard backstroke final after finishing 13th and 14th, respectively.
The only timed final of the morning was the 800-yard freestyle, and a team of Chen, Greaney, Denton, and Lang earned points for the Diplomats with a seventh-place finish at 7:18.77.
After the 800-yard freestyle, F&M remains in sixth place with 93 points, while Stevens holds a strong lead with 232 points.
Day two finals begin at 6:00 p.m. this evening.