Dec. 1, 2007
New Haven, CT - The Bulldogs completed the first day of competition at the Nutmeg Invitational Saturday at home. Junior Ilya Byzov, junior Matt Sweitzer, and freshman Lugar Choi all came up with first place finishes in the competition.
In the first session, the Bulldogs dominated the 500-yard freestyle with first, second, fourth, fifth, and seventh place finishes. Byzov took first place with a 4:46.04 time. Freshman Jerrold Lee, senior Reid Madden, junior Kyle McElroy, and junior Paolo Benvenuto finished in second, fourth, fifth and seventh place, respectively.
In the 200-yard IM, senior Morgan Locke took second place with a time of 1:58.12 and freshman Kyle Veatch came in third place with a time of 1:58.61. Sophomore Craig Steen, freshman Alex Gornitzky, and sophomore Colin McCarthy finished in fifth, seventh, and eight place respectively.
Sophomore Jon Taylor took second place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.08.
In the second session, senior Bily Rubenstein and senior Jed Lynch took third and fourth place in the 400-yard IM. In the 100-yard Butterfly, Lugar Choi finished second, Veatch finished third and Locke finished fourth.
In the 200-yard freestyle, Lugar Choi locked up first place with a time of 1:44.61. Sweitzer took first place in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 58.94. Senior Colin Stalnecker and freshman Sam Goldsmith took fourth and fifth place, respectively.
Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity