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Coe swimmers break 7 school marks


ELSAH, Ill. – The Coe men's and women’s swimming team broke seven school records during the third day of competition in the Liberal Arts Championship on Friday.

The Coe women held third place with 254.5 points after Friday’s competition, and the Coe men were sixth with 221. Luther leads the women’s standings with 548.5 points and Franklin leads the men with 531.

Ayaka Okamoto, Sam Fitzgerald, Katie King and Alanna Thompson finished second in the 200-yard medley relay in a school-record time of 1 minute, 48.64 seconds for the Coe women. Okamoto also finished second in the 100 backstroke in 57.56.

The Coe men finished sixth in the 200 medley relay in a school-record time of 1:38.75, Corbin Faidley was third in the 200 freestyle in 1:46.31, Tucker Dangremond was fourth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:00.00, Collin Flynn was fourth in the 100 backstroke in 53.58 and Coe was fifth in the 800 freestyle relay in 7:17.15.

Coe has broken 13 school records so far in the meet, which continues Saturday.


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