ITHACA – First Year Lucas Jauregui set a new school record in the 100-yard butterfly and narrowly missed the school mark in the 100-yard backstroke on Saturday as the Vassar College Men’s Swimming and Diving team closed the second day of events at the Bombers Invitational in eighth place with a score of 299.5 points.
For The Brewers – Session II
Jauregui added his name to the record board at Vassar in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday morning, placing third in the event with a time of 50.80 seconds. The time tops the previous mark of 51.01 seconds set on February 16, 2022.
Alex Garber also turned in a strong individual swim in the 400-yard individual medley, shaving seven seconds off a previous season best time. Garber placed 25th overall in the event with a time of 4:40.81.
The Brewers opened the day with a sixth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with the team of Jauregui, Lukas Johnson, Han Ryu and Hayden Ehrenfeld posting a time of 1:26.99. Saturday’s time is just over a second off the school record in the event.
To close the session, the team off Jauregui, Ricky Kurosawa, Sam Deluca and Ehrenfeld placed fourth in the 400-yard medley relay in a time of 3:31.29. Saturday’s time just under one second shy of the school record.
For The Brewers – Session III
Jauregui closed out a big day for the Brewers with a third-place swim in the 200-yard backstroke. A season best time of 51.38 seconds is just .15 seconds off the school record in the event.
Kurosawa turned in a lifetime best swim in the 100-yard breaststroke for the Brewers, touching out in a time of 59.34 seconds, good for ninth place overall.
Ehrenfeld finished the 100-yard breaststroke in the 22nd position after posting a time of 1:02.56.
Tyler Tsukuda recorded a 21st place finish for Vassar in the 200-yard butterfly, touching out in a time of 2:09.72.
Vassar finished off a strong day on Saturday with a 10th place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay. The quartet of Deluca, Robin Auwaerter, Rory Stumpf and Johnson finished the event in a time of 7:29.50.