Buffalo, Missouri State Win Relays On Night One Of MAC Championships

Photo Courtesy: Missouri State Athletics Twitter

The 2017 MAC Men’s Championships began today at Southern Illinois University. Today’s action saw the 200 medley and 800 free relays.

2017 MAC Men’s Championships Day 1 Results – Results

Buffalo began the meet with a win in the 200 medley relay. The team of Hudson Carroll (22.40), Itai De La Vega (23.91), Mason Miller (20.54), and Eric Jensen (20.03) stopped the clock in 1:26.88. They were just off the meet record.

Southern Illinois’ Alex Crawford (23.02), Bobby Wood (24.21), Joao Facciotti (21.00), and Andre Luiz Brilhante (19.28) took second in 1:27.51 and Missouri State’s Jake Schultz (22.84), Phillip Willett (24.53), Artur Osvath (21.15), and Samuel Senn (19.78) finished third in 1:28.30.

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Missouri State dominated the 800 free relay, winning by just over seven seconds. The team of Michael Mollak (1:36.64), Kacper Cwiek (1:35.49), Osvath (1:38.42), and Will Brand (1:36.43) won in 6:26.98.

Eastern Michigan’s Jake Tyson (1:37.14), JF Murphy (1:40.07), Alexander Arrieta (1:39.48), and Logan Burton (1:37.34) finished second in 6:34.03 and Buffalo’s Jensen (1:39.97), Martin Leigh (1:37.63), Scott Huang (1:38.82), Reid Zyniecki (1:38.27) took third in 6:34.69.

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Team Scores:

1. Missouri State-72
1. Buffalo-72
3. Southern Illinois-62
3. Eastern Michigan-62
5. Miami Ohio-60
6. Evansville-50
6. Ball State-50

Prelims will begin tomorrow at 11 a.m. CST.

Results can be found on Meet Mobile-2017 MAC Men’s Swim and Dive Championships.

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