Saint Louis men and women swimmers broke 13 school records at the Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championship Feb. 20-23. The meet took place at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
The women's 200 medley relay team of Emily Smith, Emily Kishish, Savannah Nichols and Mary First set a school record with a time of 1:42.98. They broke the record set last year of 1:43.88.
While competing in the 200 medley relay, Kishish set the 50 breast stroke split record of 28.98.
Justin Mars broke the men's 50 breast split record with a time of 24.37. He also broke the record in the 100 breast with a time of 54.17 when he qualified first after the preliminaries.
Collin O'Brien broke his own 200 IM record with a time of 1:48.20, placing him fifth in the event. He also broke his own 200 breast school record with a time of 1:58.73, which was good enough to win a gold medal in the event.
Keegan Paulson broke the 100 back school record with a 48.36.
The women broke the 400 medley relay school record with a time of 3:45.32. Swimming on this relay was Smith, Kishish, Nichols and Natalie Daniel.
While competing in this event, Nichols broke the 100 fly split team record with a time of 54.70.
The men's 400 medley relay team of Paulson, Mars, Isaiah Williams and Grant Streid broke the school record by 1/100th of a second, with their time of 3:14.89. That time placed second in this event.
On the men’s 400 medley relay, Paulson broke the 100 back relay lead-off record with a time of 48.31.
Nichols broke the school record in the 200 fly with a time of 2:00.93. That earned her a silver medal in the event.
Streid broke the school record and tied the old A-10 record in the 200 fly with a time of 1:47.10. He earned the silver medal in the event.
The men’s side finished the four-day competition with 344 points, and the women scored 181.