NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Two school records were broken on the first day of the Metropolitan Conference Championships, as the Queens College men's and women's swimming and diving teams hit the pool on Friday. Both the men's and women's 400-yard medley relay teams set new program records on the opening day.
The men's team finished the day seventh with 130 points among 15 teams in the team standings, while the women's squad currently sits in 11th with 72 points.
Both records were broken during preliminary action during the morning session.
The men's 400 medley relay team of Joseph Mo, Mateusz Stypulkowski, Louis Alers and Jordan Melidor-Fuxis set the record with a time of 3:33.69. The group then placed eighth in the 400 medley finals with a time of 3:35.21, while they also finished eighth in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a mark of 1:27.64.
Meanwhile, the women's team of Jennifer Arana-Perez, Anna Lee, Katie Waszkiewicz and Elizabeth Hodges finished the 400 medley relay in 4:08.11 to set a new mark. The relay team then finished 11th in 4:12.01 in the finals. Lee, Chelsy Espinosa, Nicole Weinsheimer and Amanda Giordano finished ninth in the 200-yard freestyle relay at 1:46.36.
Moustafa Ibrahim also finished in third place for the Knights in the men's one-meter dive with a score of 475.15.
The Knights will be back at it for Day Two of the Metropolitan Championships on Saturday. The morning session will begin at 9:30 a.m.