Mount Allison returns to the AUS swim circuit

Mount Allison returns to the AUS swim circuit

The Mount Allison Mounties hosted their first AUS swim meet in 15 years on Saturday as they welcomed teams from Dalhousie, the University of New Brunswick and Acadia University.

The defending conference champions from Dalhousie University once again were top overall performers for both the men's and women's categories.

Dalhousie had top finishes in 12 of the women's races on the day. Lise Cinq-Mars was the fastest in the pool for three of the women's races, including the 100M women's freestyle race, the 50M women's butterfly and the 100M butterfly. Olivia Feschuk, who swam four years for the Mounties before graduating and now swimming her fifth and final season with the Tigers, finished with the fastest time in the women's 100M breaststroke during her return to Mount Allison.

UNB's Leah Smal finished first in the women's 50M backstroke. For Acadia, Cali Bruce posted the day's fastest time for the women's 50M breaststroke. For the host Mount Allison team, senior Maddy Henry finished 2nd in the women's 100M backstroke, just three tenths of a second behind the winner.

On the men's side, Dalhousie swimmers finished first in 10 events on the day while Acadia finished first in 4 events, including the men's 200M freestyle relay.

Alec Karlsen let the way for Dalhousie with wins in 3 races including the 200M men's individual medley, the 800M freestyle and the 100M butterfly. Brett Liam picked up two wins for Acadia, finishing 1st in both the 50M breaststroke and the 50M butterfly events.  For the host Mounties Oliver Keith finished 3rd in the 100M breaststroke while Iain Crowell finished 5th.

AUS swimming returns to action with the Kemp Fry Invitational at Dalhousie University from November 16th-18th.


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Source: Mount Allison Sports Information