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Cal Poly Breaks Another Record At Second Day of MPSF Championships

Cal Poly Breaks Another Record At Second Day of MPSF Championships
MONTEREY PARK, Calif.— The Cal Poly swimming program broke yet another record Thursday during the second day of competition at the MPSF Championships. Swimming in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the quartet of sophomores Nic Clark and Paul Rogers and juniors Zack Allen and Dominic Dalpiaz finished third in the event as they swam a program record time of 1:20.44, breaking the previous record set in 2010.

The Mustangs women's squad of freshmen Emelia Piccininni and Sascha Keir as well as junior Emily Imfeld and sophomore Emily Peters finished sixth in the 200-free relay with a time of 1:35.84.

In the individual events, senior Nolan Newland placed fourth in the men's 500-free finals, swimming a time of 4:22.58.

Sophomore Amelia Feick placed fourth in the women's 200 IM finals with a time of 2:02.79.

In the men's 200 IM finals, senior Zachary Cootes finished fifth with a time of 1:47.33. Allen placed fifth in the men's 50-free with a time of 20.31.

Through the first two days of competition, the Cal Poly men's team is currently in fourth place overall while the women's team sits in sixth place.

The third day of competition gets going Friday starting with the prelims at 10 a.m. and the finals later in the day at 6 p.m. The men and women will be competing in the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back and 400 medley relay.