Savanna, Ga. (December 2, 2007) - The Saint Leo men’s and women’s swimming teams had a successful weekend last week, as they participated in the Third Annual Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) College Invitational.  The women finished fifth, while the men finished sixth in the event.

Several school records were broken by the Lions during the event.  Most notably, freshman Tim Olson (Land O’Lakes, Fla.) set or was a part of eight new records.  In addition, Olson established a new school record with an NCAA B Cut time of 51.75 in the 100-Fly, finishing third in the event.

Saint Leo SCAD College Invitational Results (School Records in Bold)
13th, 1650, Alisha Adams with school record, 19:08.83
7th, 1650, Matt Attal with school record 17:11.55

6th, Women’s 800 Fr Relay, Alisha Adams, Erin Hotchkiss, Erin Lucas, Jessica Pall, with school record of 8:19.86
10th, Men’s 800 Fr Relay, Matt Attal, Matt Szabunio, Tim Olson, Brian Kiessling, 7:33.60

7th, Men’s 400 Medley Relay, Matt Szabunio, Donnie Maclary, Tim Olson, Kyle Gramm, with school record of 3:46.57

11th, 200 Fr, Erin Hotchkiss
12th, 200 Free, Alisha Adams
11th, 200 Free, Matt Attal, he had a school record in the morning of a 1:48.96

4th, 100 Back, Alisha Adams, with school record of 1:01.31
11th, 100 Back, Mindy Pierce, 1:04.68
3rd, 100 Back, Tim Olson, with school record of 54.17
15th, 100 Back, Matt Szabunio, 59.62

14th, 400 IM, Matt Attal, with school record of 4:28.32

11th, 50 Fr, Erin Lucas, 26.16
7th, 50 Fr, Matt Szabunio, 22.34
8th, 50 FR, Donnie Maclary, 22.93 in the morning he set the school record with a 22.27

Thomas Rey set school record in the 200 Breast, 2:39.95

10th, 100 Fly, Erin Hotchkiss, 1:02.49—season best time
3rd, 100 Fly, Tim Olson, 51.75 with a school record and a NCAA B Cut
5th, 100 Fly, 52.71, Donnie Maclary

10th, Women’s 200 Free Relay with a school record of 1:47.97, Erin Hotchkiss, Alisha Adams, Mindy Pierce, Erin Lucas
5th, Men’s 200 Free Relay with a school record of 1:28.90, Matt Szabunio, Matt Attal, Donnie Maclary, Tim Olson

14th, 400 Free Relay, Kristen Stahl, Liz Casey, Sarah Tatko, Erin Lucas
4th, Men’s 400 Free Relay, with a school record of 3:19.83, Donnie Maclary, Kyle Gramm, Matt Szabunio, Tim Olson

11th, 200 IM, Alisha Adams, 2:20.79
12th, 200 IM, Jessica Pall, 2:22.70
13th, 200 IM, Mindy Pierce, 2:22.93

8th, 500 Free, Erin Hotchkiss
3rd, 200 Back, Alisha Adams with a school record of 2:13.11
10th, Mindy Pierce, 2:18.36

3rd, 200 Back, Tim Olson, with a school record of 1:58.56
12th, 200 Back, Matt Szabunio, 2:08.56

8th, 200 Fly, Erin Hotchkiss, 2:24.64

4th, 200 Fly, Matt Attal, 2:00.21 in the morning he record a 1:59.69 to get the school record

12th, 100 Free, Jessica Pall, 57.09
16th, 100 Free, Erin Lucas, 58.88
7th, 100 Free, Tim Olson, 48.30 in the morning he recorded a 47.82 to get the school record
10th, 100 Free, Matt Szabunio, 48.56
16th, 100 Free, Matt Attal, 53.64

11th, Women’s 200 Medley Relay, Alisha Adams, Mindy Pierce, Erin Hotchkiss, Erin Lucas, 2:03.55
7th, Men’s 200 Medley Relay, Matt Szabunio, Donnie Maclary, Tim Olson, Matt Attal, with a school record of 1:40.08

Both teams will head to Winter Park, Fla. this weekend for a dual meet with Rollins College.  The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.