Men’s swimming falls to Florida Tech in road meet

Henrik Dahrendorff posted an NCAA "B" standard time of 2:01.16 in the 200 Breaststroke in Friday's meet with Florida Tech.
Henrik Dahrendorff posted an NCAA "B" standard time of 2:01.16 in the 200 Breaststroke in Friday's meet with Florida Tech.

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Victories in seven out of 14 events were not enough to propel Saint Leo men's swimming to victory over Florida Tech, as the Lions fell to the host Panthers, 143.00-118.00, on Friday afternoon at the Panther Aquatic Center.

Saint Leo did come away with one NCAA "B" standard performance, when freshman Henrik Dahrendorff posted a time of 2:01.16 in the 200 Breaststroke.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Henrik Dahrendorff posted three first-place finishes during the afternoon. In addition to his triumph in the 200 Breaststroke, Dahrendorff was first in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 55.65 – just .10 seconds off the NCAA "B" standard time. He also won the 200 Individual Medley (1:57.71).

Junior Milosz Mikicin took first place in the 100 Backstroke (49.90), to go with a second-place finish in the 100 Butterfly (50.48).

Junior Jan Urbaniak finished first in the 1000 Freestyle with a time of 9:49.38 in the first individual event of the men's meet. He then came back toward the end of the program in the 500 Freestyle, and clocked a winning time of 4:41.42.

In the relays, the team of Mikicin, Dahrendorff, Christian Cioffi, and Luka Vulic

NEXT UP

Saint Leo men's swimming will be back in action on Saturday, Jan. 21, when the Lions host Rollins College and Division III Trinity University (Texas) in a double-dual meet.

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