Jabari Baptist Photo courtesy of gopack.com

Trinidad and Tobago’s Jabari Baptiste opened his season for North Carolina State against the University of Wisconsin at a 2 day meet from Friday Oct 21 to Saturday Oct 22 at the Willis R Casey Aquatic Center in Raleigh North Carolina.

Jabari started the 2016 2017 season with action in the 400 yard medley relay as a member of the B team. The team placed 3rd in a time of 3:18.24 with Baptiste anchoring with a freestyle split of 44.87.

In the 100 yard backstroke he finished 3rd in a time of 50.10 (split time 24.17).

In the 200 yard medley relay his C swimming exhibition finished in a time of 1:32.33. Baptist led off the team with a backstroke split of 23.25.

In another exhibition swim the former Fatima College and Bolles School student clocked 50.99 (split time 24.02) in the 100 yard butterfly.

The Wolfpack beat the Badgers 224 to 121.

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