SAINT LOUIS – [DAY ONE RESULTS] At the end of a solid day in the pool, the Billikens put their mark on the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship in a big way on Wednesday. The men’s 800 free relay team captured the only win for Saint Louis and set the stage for day two on Thursday at the Spire Center in Geneva, Ohio.
The Saint Louis men’s 800 free relay team of Ryan McCoy, Collin O’Brien, Grant Streid and Isaiah Williams ended the day on a high note for the Billikens with a time of 6:32.50 to earn the gold. Wednesday’s win in the event makes it two years in a row that the Billikens have earned the top spot.
The Billiken women’s 800 free relay team of Erica Morris, Mina Glenesk, Riley Kirby and Elaine Mahon put together a Saint Louis University record-setting final time of 7:24.61, edging Massachusetts by .15 seconds.
The men’s 200 Medley Relay team of T.J. Halliburton, Justin Mars, Ryan McCoy and Isaiah Williams nabbed a fifth place finish in a hotly-contested race, with a final time of 1:28.72. The time set a new record for the Billikens in the race. George Washington grabbed first place with an A-10 Championship record time of 1:27.47. The record pace bested the 2017 Colonials’ record of 1:27.53.
The Billikens get back to work on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. as the day will kick-off with the women’s 500 free prelims.