Divers lead @AU_SwimDive Finishes at Mason Quad

AU student-athletes cheer on the pool deck

FAIRFAX, Va. – Senior diver Fiona Caulfield earned a pair of second-place finishes to lead American University performances on Saturday in a quadrangular swimming and diving meet hosted by George Mason.

The Eagles lost the dual matches between the host Patriots, Army West Point and Boston University for both the women's and men's teams.

Caulfield's total of 256.65 on the 3-meter board was her season-high and the best for AU this season. She also scored 241.50 in the 1-meter competition.

Tori Haviland had two top-five finishes for the AU women, placing fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.27) and fifth in the 100 butterfly (58.39). She also was sixth in the 200 fly with a mark of 2:09.10.

Freshman Lily Koenig was sixth in the 200 backstroke in 2:07.521 and seventh in the 100 back at 59.20.

Ben Cook posted AU's season-best on the men's side on the 3-meter board, scoring 156.75. His previous season-high was 149.09. Connor Chidsey also had a season-best 147.30.

Cook improved his spot in 15th on AU's all-time lists, with Chidsey also improving his 16th-place total.

American will compete next Saturday in the Navy Invitational, getting used to the venue that will host the Patriot League Championships beginning Feb. 14.

 

TEAM SCORES

WOMEN

George Mason def. American, 213-84

Boston Univ. def. American, 213-82

Army West Point def. American, 233-64

 MEN

George Mason def. American, 252-39

Boston Univ. def. American, 232-53

Army West Point def. American, 223-59