Asbury Takes 2nd at Conference
ATHENS, Ohio – Asbury’s men came up short in their effort to repeat as champions of the Appalachian Swim Conference, but still managed a strong second place finish in the 13 team meet.
The Eagles won three of the 20 events and had 18 top-8 finishes while setting eight school and two conference records. The men would set three of those team records in the relay events, where they place in the top three of all five events.
Asbury won both the 200 free relay and the 400 medley relay while placing 2nd in the 800 free and 400 free relays and a 3rd place finish in the 200 medley relay. The Eagles set three school records in the relay events: 200 medley (1:38.01), 400 free (3:10.97), and 400 medley (3:29.71). The 400 medley time was also a conference record.
Freshman Daniel Bowman was the only male individual winner for the Eagles over the weekend taking the 200 fly in 1:54.03, which was also a school and conference record. Bowman place second in the 500 free with a time of 4:39.46 and he was also part of the 400 medley relay record.
Trevor Ehrenheim set two school records in the 200 IM and 200 back. He placed 2nd in the 200 back with a time of 1:54.95 and was 5th in the 200 IM at 1:57.85. Matt Hood set one school record and had two 2nd place finishes. Hood broke the school mark in the 100 free at 46.97 and also took second in the 50 free.
Asbury will head to NAIA Nationals in St. Peters, Mo. March 2-5.