Women sit fourth, men sixth after day one of MIT Invitational

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Wheaton College women's swimming & diving team completed day one of the MIT Invitational Friday afternoon in fourth place with 126 points while the men were sixth with 50 points.

The women were led by sophomore Adrianne Madden (Falmouth, Maine/Falmouth), who placed third in the 50-yard freestyle. Freshman Cara Morris (Irvington, N.Y./Irvington) was right behind Madden in fourth place.

The Lyons also recorded a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard medley relays. Morris and Madden teamed up with junior Dana Auger (Milford, Mass./Milford) and sophomore Nina Lanctot (Chatham, Mass.) for the 400-yard medley while Morris, Auger and Miller were joined by senior Sarah Miller (Madison, N.J./Madison) comprised the 200-yard freestyle team.

The men's best finish of the evening came in the 200-yard freestyle relay as junior Sam Neill (Ludlow, Mass./Belchertown), sophomores Sam Jackson (Darien, Conn./Darien) and Emerson Jenkins (Kansas City, Mo./Pembroke Hill School), and freshman Ben Oliveri (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) placed ninth.

The MIT Invitational concludes on Saturday with both a morning and afternoon session.

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