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Women's Swimming & Diving
Chapman sets solo, relay marks
FREDONIA, N.Y. – Freshman Lexie Chapman (Lockport/Lockport) was part of two school records Friday on the first day of the Blue Devil Invitational.
Chapman had one individual mark -- a 18:57.62 clocking in the 1,650-yard freestyle. She also joined freshman Alison Eckert (Eden/Eden), senior Katie Gordon (Hamburg/Hamburg), and sophomore Cassie Austin (Cuba/Cuba-Rushford) to set a new 400-yard medley relay mark (4:24.32).
The day included seveal SUNYAC qualifying swims by the Blue Devils and a third-place finish by Austin in the 50-yard freestyle. The Blue Devils earned 104 team points and trail Oswego (232) and Nazaeth (154) after the first day of competition. Mercyhurst-North East is fourth (10).
The Invitational resumes Saturday at 10 a.m. with preliminaries. The diving competition begins at noon, and meet finals at 6 p.m.
Competition is also secheduled for Sunday.