No. 6 Florida men’s swim and dive claims Georgia invite victory

Day 1 Results | Day 2 Results | Day 3 results

ATHENS, Georgia — The No. 6 Florida men’s swimming and diving took first place at the Georgia Invite, overtaking No. 4 Georgia, No. 15 Auburn, No. 19 Florida State and Georgia Tech to win by over 100 points.


No. 9 Florida women’s swimming and diving went back and forth, leading the invite for a time on the final day before securing a second place finish from two competitive opponents.



Alexas Savickas and Joshua Liendo both set two of the fastest times in program history on the final day. Savickas swam the second-fastest 200-meter breaststroke, while Liendo added to his impressive college honors with the second-fastest 100-meter leisure behind Caeleb Dressel.


Final:

Women 1650 Free
In the only morning finale of the day, Anna Auld finished fourth with 16:11.64 and 15 points for the team classification. Camille DeBoer finished not far behind her in sixth place in 16:24.42 Tylor Mathieu Seventh with 16:25.94. Elise Bauer finished eighth with 16:29.96 and Lea DeGeorge was on the 10th



Gentlemen 1650 Free

Alfonso Mestre finished second in 14:54.44 Eric Brown Fourth in 14:56.86. Giovanni Linscher, Jake Mitchelland Jack VanDeusen finishes eight-nine-ten, all on B-cut times. The Gators finished the event with nine B-cut times.



200 women’s backs

Mabel Zavaros captured first place on the podium and touched the wall in 1:54.27 to claim first place Zoe Dixon Eighth in the A final with 1:57.87.



Gentlemen 200 back

Cameron Abaqueta 2nd in C-Finals, 18th overall with 1:45.14.



Women 100 Free
With the event’s top 4 slots, Florida dominated the event, led by Talia Bates’ 47.75 time and first place. Micayla Cronk finished second with 48.28, Ekaterina Nikonova third with 48.56, and Katie Mack Fourth with 48.60. All four recorded B-cut times.



Men 100 Free
It was a clean win in the 100 free men led by freshman sensation Joshua Liendowho now has the second fastest time in school history with a time of 41.70, behind only Caeleb Dressel with 39.90. Macguire McDuff scored 41.95 in second place, a time that puts him in the top-5 in Florida history. Julian Smith finished the top-3 with 42.08 while Eric Friese and Alberto Mestre both put on B-cut times.



women 200 breast

Tylor Mathieu and Olivia Volker Both registered B-Cut qualifying times in an event that came under 2:14.00 eleven times.



Chest 200 for men

Alexas Savickas entered the Florida record books, swimming the second fastest 200 breaststroke in school history in 1:51.29 for an A-cut qualifying time. Kevin Varga finished third with an impressive 1:55.06 while Dillon Hillis secured a B-cut time of 1:56.86 in the B final.



200 women’s bow tie

Amanda Ray finished second in 1:56.10, cutting her provisional time by nearly a second Allie Piccirillo posted a 1:58.60 for sixth place.



Men’s 200 bow tie

Joaquin Gonzalez Pinero finished first in the event at 1:42.30, with Jace Crawford behind him in third place with a time of 1:43.95. Mason Laur Seventh place at 1:46.04.



Platform diving for women

Elettra Neroni achieved a top 3 result with a score of 257.60 Carina Lumia and Caroline Pagac in ninth and tenth place. Casey Greenberg finished 13th at 200.55.



Platform diving for men

Elisa Dees continued an impressive start to his college career, finishing third with 350.30. Skip Donald finished fifth with 341.35 while Anton Svirskyi scored a 312.80. Brandon Wegner finished 13th with 261.30.



400 Women’s Free Relay:
Florida’s A team of Ekaterina Nikonova, Talia Bates, Micayla Cronkand Katie Mack set a 3:12.91 to finish with an A-cut time and over a second clear of the field. The team that holds the school record was just over a second off their program record from last season.



Men’s 400-meter free relay:
The team of Macguire McDuff, Joshua Liendo, Adam Chaneyand Eric Friese completed the 400 free relay for Florida and swam a 2:47.94 A-Cut qualifying time, the 8th fastest in school history.


Front matter:

200 women’s backs

Mabel Zavarosthird and Zoe DixonSixth, both qualified for the A finals in the opening competition of the finals day.



Gentlemen 200 back
He just stretches Adam Chaney finished 15th with 1:45.74 and qualified for the B final.



Women 100 Free
The Gators scored a sweep led by B-cut finishes Talia Bates, Katie Mackand Ekaterina Nikonova. Micayla Cronk placed sixth with four Florida swimmers set for the A Finals.



Men 100 Free

Joshua Liendo and Macguire McDuff scored a one-two, with Liendo leading the field at 42.40. The Gators posted five B-cut times and advanced to the A Finals with four.



women 200 breast

Tylor Mathieu posted the best time for the Gators, finishing in 2:13.56 for a B cut and advancing to the A Finals.



Chest 200 for men

Alexas Savickas and Kevin Varga finished at the head of the field, with Savickas swimming a 1:53.10 to beat the rest of the field by over a second. The Gators had four B-cut times and qualified twice for the A Finals and three for the B Finals.



200 women’s bow tie

Amanda Ray set the best time in the group with 1:57.08 and won the preliminary round. Mabel Zavaros and Allie Piccirillo joined her in the A final.



Men’s 200 bow tie
Florida placed three of the top five in qualifying, led by Joaquin Gonzalez Pinero Second with 1:43.65 and Mason Laur Third with 1:44.64. Jace Crawford registered a B-cut time of 1:45.08 for fifth.



Results – Women
Women – Team Ranking – Until Event 42
1. Maroon 1005.5

2.Florida 974
3. Georgia 906.5
4. State of Florida 615
5.Georgia Tech 471



Results – Men
Men’s Team Ranking – through Event 42

1.Florida 1187.5
2. Maroon 1087
3. Georgia 823
4. State of Florida 456.5
5.Georgia Tech 431









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