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MEN’S SWIMMING DROPS MEET TO NJIT

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: January 28, 2017
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FINAL RESULTS
MEN

NJIT 135
Monmouth 69

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ –
The Monmouth University men’s swimming team fell to NJIT in a non-conference a dual meet on Saturday afternoon at Steadman Natatorium.

The Hawks lost by a 135-69 final and claimed first-place finishes in three individual events. Austin D’Angelo placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke and took second in the 200-yard IM behind teammate Noah Babik. Mitch Simmer and Eric Sorensen also took the top two spots in the 100-yard butterfly.

NOTES & QUOTES
“The men swam with a lot of energy today and are showing many positive signs heading into the MAAC Championships.”
- Monmouth head coach Matt Nunnally

- Babik turned in a time of 2:06.61 and D’Angelo finished the 200 IM in 2:07.56 to secure 13 points for the Hawks.

- Simmer touched the wall in 54.91 with Sorensen right behind him at 55.34 in the 100-yard butterfly.

- D’Angelo’s winning time in the 100-yard breaststroke was 2:07.56.

UP NEXT
Monmouth will compete in the MAAC Championships, beginning on February 8 in Buffalo, N.Y.

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