Dukes Win Gold and Silver in Day Three A-10 Champ. Action
Miriam McGeath

Feb. 21, 2014

Results / Photo Gallery From Day Three Finals / Day Three Preliminary Results

Friday evening, the Duquesne swimming team captured a gold medal, a silver medal, broke two school records and a pool record in moving up a spot into fifth place at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championship in Geneva, Ohio.

The Dukes set the tone early by finishing first and second in the evening-opening 400 IM. Miriam McGeath set a Spire Institute pool record and broke her own Duquesne school record with a gold medal time of 4:17.23. Fellow senior Meghan Smith followed in second place for silver in 4:18.13. Also scoring team points in the 400 IM were Kylie Dickman in 12th place and Nicole Bruneel in 16th.

Line Lovberg followed up that exciting event with a seventh place showing in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.18 for 12 more team points.

Samantha Ray was the star of the next event for DU as she secured fifth place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:50.80.

In the ensuing 100-yard breaststroke, Lilly Nelson captured sixth place while Laura Murphy took 11th.

In the final individual event of the evening, Morgan Fink placed 11th in the 100 backstroke, slightly ahead of 14th placed teammate Hallie McCue.

The evening ended with the 400-medley relay team of Morgan Fink, Miriam McGeath, Meghan Smith and Claire Nobles breaking the school record in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:47.04.



The fourth and final day of action at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championshp begins with preliminaries at 10:30 am and finals at 6:30 pm.

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