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Emory Men's Swimming and Diving Topples Birmingham-Southern, 163-121

Emory Men's Swimming and Diving Topples Birmingham-Southern, 163-121

The Emory University Men's Swimming and Diving won all 16 events on Saturday en route to the team's first dual meet victory of the season, defeating Birmingham-Southern College, 163-121, on Saturday afternoon at the Madeleine Jude Brown Aquatic Center in Atlanta. The Eagles shared the wealth on Saturday as 12 different Eagles registered at least one individual win.

Sophomore diver Trevor Burke and freshman swimmer Sven Mesihovic highlighted the Emory winners on the afternoon as both Eagles captured a pair of wins. Burke swept the diving events, posting a NCAA B Cut mark of 321.45 in the 3-meter, 6-dives and 281.25 points in the 1-meter event. Mesihovic touched first in the 200 Backstroke in a time of 1:53.51 and added a 200 IM win, finishing at 1:57.40.

Adding individual victories for Emory were senior Henry Copses in the 1000 Freestyle (9:48.23), junior Matt Rogers in the 200 Freestyle (1:44.44), sophomore Sage Ono in the 100 Backstroke (51.63), senior John Copses in the 100 Breaststroke (59.61), sophomore Evan Brock in the 200 Fly (1:53.77), senior Oliver Smith in the 50 Freestyle (20.47 – NCAA B Cut), junior Trey Kolleck in the 100 Freestyle (46.15), senior Cooper Tollen in the 200 Breaststroke (2:11.44), junior Thomas Gordon in the 500 Freestyle (4:48.14) and junior Zachary Chen in the 100 Fly (53.28).

The Eagles added first place showings in both relay events, leading off the meet taking first in the 200 Medley Relay by Ono, senior Michael Grenon, junior Alex Kohlman and sophomore Andrew duPont (1:35.38) and rounding out the meet in the 200 Freestyle Relay with Chen, senior Alexander Hardwick, sophomore Connor McCourt and freshman Connor Duggan posting a time of 1:26.86.

Emory returns to the pool the weekend of November 3rd and 4th as the Eagles host Wingate, Catawba and Georgia Southern for a two-day meet.