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Milford To Host 2019 ECC Swimming Championships Saturday Evening

Posted on: January 26, 2019

THE UPCOMING DOCKET: A look at Milford’s upcoming schedule:

  • Saturday, Jan. 26, ECC Championships, Milford HS, 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 28, West Clermont Diving Invitational, Miami University, 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 2, Carroll Invitational, Sinclair Community College, Noon

 

THE BOYS REPORT: January 19-20 at Southwest Classic: The weather was none to kind to the annual Southwest Classic as all of the Saturday evening finals, as well as the Sunday prelims at Milford were cancelled. That led to all of the preliminary marks being used as part of a timed final across all sites. As a team, the Eagles placed 11th among the 38 squads that scored points.

 

A look at the Milford swimmers that placed in the timed finals, with prelim finish followed by finals place:

  • 50 freestyle: Chase Fisher 1st (5th) 21.82;
  • 50 freestyle: Tyler Babinec 2nd (11th) 22.24
  • 500 freestyle: Dylan Vearil 3rd (46th) 5:24.70
  • 100 backstroke: Chase Fisher 1st (13th) 54.73
  • 100 backstroke: Sam Leatherwood 2nd (16th) 55.27
  • 50 breaststroke: David Niehaus 2nd (7th) 29.91
  • 200 breaststroke: Tyler Babinec 1st (8th) 2:12.04
  • 100 IM: David Niehaus 1st (10th) 59.84
  • 200 free relay: 1st (7th) 1:29.89
  • 400 medley relay: 1st (7th) 3:37.82

 

Click here for the updated season-to-date performance list.

 

THE GIRLS REPORT: January 19-20 at Southwest Classic: The weather was none to kind to the annual Southwest Classic as all of the Saturday evening finals, as well as the Sunday prelims at Milford were cancelled. That led to all of the preliminary marks being used as part of a timed final across all sites. Unfortunately for the Eagles, none of their swimmers posted a time that earned points.

 

A look at Milford’s top preliminary performers:

  • 200 freestyle: Lauren Clark 7th 2:08.36
  • 100 backstroke: Lauren Clark 6th 1:06.18
  • 50 breaststroke: Lauren Bell 2nd 35.09
  • 200 breaststroke: Megan Krieger 4th 2:49.61
  • 100 butterfly: Lauren Menker 10th 1:17.73
  • 100 IM: Lauren Bell 6th 1:11.00
  • 200 free relay: 4th 1:50.54

 

Click here for the updated season-to-date performance list.

 

BABINEC SCORES WELL AT PRO SERIES EVENT: Senior Tyler Babinec had a successful performance at the first Pro Swim Series meet of 2019 at the University of Tennessee. Competing in five events, Babinec placed among the top-25 swimmers in four races, including a best of 12th in the 100 breaststroke.

 

Representing the Mason Manta Rays club, Babinec took to the UT pool to participate against some of the nation’s best. His best swim of the meet came in the 100 breast when he stopped the clocks in 1:03.96 to place 12th. He also grabbed a top-15 in the 50 breast, placing 14th in 29.22.

 

In the 200 breast, Babinec took 18th in 2:23.76. His other finishes were 23rd in the 200 IM (2:16.90) and 29th in the 50 free (24.67).