Eagle Men, Women Earn Second at Relay Meet

Fisheye view of the Frailey Pool at AU

WASHINGTONTori Haviland and Ellie Kight swam on two first-place relays to lift the American University women's team to a second-place finish in the team standings at the Potomac Relay Invitational that opened the 2017-18 swimming and diving season.

The Eagle women finished with 378 points, just two points behind George Mason's women's team.

American's men's team also placed second in the four-team competition, scoring 319 points to finish behind the Patriots' 354.

Shannon Exley, Alex Brosvik, Kight and Havlland won the 500 freestyle relay in 4:45.04, touching just a half-second ahead of Mason.

Haviland had the lead leg and Kight the anchor in joining Ellen Johnson and Natalie Hamlet in the winning 800 free relay in 7:56.33.

Anna Derrow (1-meter) and Fiona Caulfield (3-meter) each finished second for the Eagles in the diving events, held at Georgetown.

On the men's side, Scott Callander, Jason Tillotson, Garrett Sooter and Sam Fromkin were second in the 800 free relay at 7:17.79.

Tillotson, Giancarlo Payamps, Fromkin and Callander placed second in the 400 medley relay in 3:45.54.

AU diver Ben Cook was second on the 3-meter board, as the diving events featured one scorer per team earning points.