@AU_SwimDive Heads to Bison Invitational

Garrett Sooter swims the freestyle

LEWISBURG, Pa.– American University's swimming and diving teams this Saturday get an early-February look at the pool that will host the upcoming Patriot League Championships when they compete at the Bison Invitational.

AU will join Army West Point, Delaware, Lafayette, Shippensburg and host Bucknell on Saturday.

The Eagles are in final preparation for the PL meet, which takes place Feb. 20 to 23 at Bucknell.


• The Bison Invitational is the final tuneup for the Patriot League Championships.

• Sophomore Kyra Manson led American at its most recent competition at George Mason. She was second in the women's 100-yard butterfly in 57.97 and third in the 50 freestyle.

• Four other Eagle women – Alex Brosvik, Lily Koenig, Alex Feys and Ryan Jolley – also had third-place finishes at Mason.

• Senior Scott Callander had the best individual finishes two weeks ago for the AU men. He was fifth in the 100 fly and seventh in the 200 fly.

• Sophomore Liam Riebling has a pair of marks this season among the all-time top-16 on the men's side.