JORDAN AUGIER WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL AS THE SPARTANS BREAK THE 200 YARD FREESTYLE RELAY RECORD ON DAY 2 OF SUNSHINE STATE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

University of Tampa Spartan Jordan Augier continued to add to his medal collection on the second day of swimming action at the

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Spartan Bronze medal winners in the 400 yard medley relay From left to right Jordan Augier,Wayne Denswil,Jeremy Parkerand Runar Borger Photo courtesy of http://tampaspartans.com/

. The 6’4 St Lucian swimming on the third leg 19.69 teamed with Khalid Aldaboos 20.34,Jeremy Parker 19.52 and anchor man Martin Hammer 19.45 to  combine for a total time of 1:19.09.That performance is a new Championship record lowering the 1:19.80 set by the Spartans in 2015.It was also under the NCAA Division 2 automatic qualifying mark of 1:19.49.

Augier would again be among the medals in the 400 yard medley relay. With Augier clocking 49.82 for the backstroke he teamed with Suriname’s Wayne Denswil (breaststroke) 55.38, Runar Borgen (butterfly) 48.43 and Jeremy Parker (freestyle) 43.50 to win the Bronze medal in 3:17.13.Augier had also won Bronze in this event in 2015.

Florida Southern’s Jamaican freshman Nico Campbell lowered his lifetime best in the 200 yard freestyle twice. In the morning he lowered it from 1:40.32 to 1:39.81. Making it to the Championship final of the event he lowered it to 1:39.23 to place 7th . His performances were under the NCAA Division 2 B time of 1:41.44. Campbell’s relay team in the 200 yard freestyle relay would place 5th in a time of 1:21.58.Nico’s 3rd leg split was timed at 20.35

Denswil’s Spartans B team would top the B final of the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.17.Wayne started the relay with a 21.14 split.

Bahamian Drew Bastian’s Panthers team would place 4th in the 400 yard medley relay B final with a time of 3:25.03.The Florida Institute of Technology freshman clocked 57.07 for his breaststroke leg.

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