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Mustangs Wrap Up Swimming and Diving Tri-Meet Against Hawai'i, UCSB

Mustangs Wrap Up Swimming and Diving Tri-Meet Against Hawai'i, UCSB


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Cal Poly had several swimmers and divers finish in the top five of their respective events during the second day of a tri-meet against Hawai'i and UC Santa Barbara hosted at Anderson Aquatic Center on Saturday.

A day after winning the men's 200-yard individual medley, Mustang sophomore Mickey Mackle was second in the 400 IM, at 4:03.18. Paolo Stanchi finished fifth in the same event, in 4:04.33. Mackle later added a fourth-place swim in the 200 butterfly, touching the wall in 1:57.90.

Rachel Cleak (right), a senior, led the Cal Poly women with a second-place finish in the 200 fly, with a time of 2:07.47.

Kendall Dunn, a sophomore for the Mustangs, was the runner-up in the men's 200 breaststroke, with a time of 2:08.83, ahead of teammate Tyler Pickett, who clocked a fifth-place 2:12.94.

In the 200 freestyle, Cal Poly senior Adrian Brynnel was third, at 1:41.95, while sophomore teammate Sonny Fierro placed fourth at 1:42.26. In the 100 breast, Mackey Hopen (at 57.49 seconds) and Jimmy Deiparine (57.66), both juniors, also finished third and fourth. Fierro was also third in the 1,650 free, at 16:04.07, slightly ahead of Brynnel (fifth; 16:11.51).

Caleb Davies claimed fourth place in the 100 free, in 46.45 seconds. Another freshman, Austin Cunniff, was fifth in the men's 200 fly for Cal Poly, at 2:01.89.

The Mustang women took third and fourth place in the 100 fly, as Taylor Guy finished in 58.87 seconds and Daniella Orlandi clocked a 58.99-second swim. Guy was also fourth in the 200 fly (at 2:08.99).

Taylor Spivey finished third in the women's 1,650 free for the Mustangs, at 17:41.50. In the women's 200 backstroke, Jessi Modlich finished in 2:07.24 to also come in third.

Senior Jill Jones finished in fourth place in the 100 free, in 53.18 seconds. Gabby Lindblad had a fifth-place effort in both the 100 breast (1:07.54) and 200 breast (2:25.66), as did Allison de Peralta in the 100 back (59.33 seconds).

In diving, Paul Fischetti was third on the men's 1-meter board, with a score of 247.25. Sami McIntyre placed fourth on the women's 3-meter board, scoring a 248.40.

The Mustangs will stay home to host the Mustang Invitational at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10 a.m. Nov. 9.