CHARLOTTE, N.C. – College of Charleston performed well against tough competition in the first day of the Wingate Fall Frenzy in Charlotte, N.C.
With the men coming in as two-time defending champions, CofC saw a number of high finishes in the relay events and freestyle events.
College of Charleston finished second in the 200 yard freestyle relay as Alex Wood, Zack Lambert, David Sherrier and Greg Karel combined for a time of 1:23.30 in the finals. The Cougars placed fourth in the 400 yard medley relay with a time of 3:26.51, swum by Jackson Marine, Karel, Mike McCarthy and Sherrier.
Karel posted a high finish in the 50 free sprint as he placed third with a time of 21.01. Wood finished right behind him with a mark of 21.06. In the 200 yard IM, sophomore Pablo Ortiz placed eighth with a time of 1:59.35.
On the women’s side, CofC placed first (3:51.70) and second (1:35.88) in the 400 medley and 200 medley, respectively.
In the diving events, reigning CCSA Diver of the Week took a fourth-place finish in the one-meter dive with a score of 216.70.
The Fall Frenzy continues tomorrow and Sunday from Wingate.