Maine Men Lead After Day One of URI Invite.

Maine Men Lead After Day One of URI Invite.

Maine Men Lead After Day One of URI Invite.
KINGSTON, R.I.- The University of Maine swimming and diving teams completed day one of the URI Invitational. The men are leading the pack in first place. Both the men and women had strong showings.  On the men's side David Vittori (South Berwick, Maine), Brent Williams (Clifton, Maine) and John McLeod had strong finishes.

Kara Capossela( Greenwich, Conn.) continued her streak by winning the one-meter diving with a score of  230.95 followed by teammate Hayli Weitz in second place 200.10. For the men freshman diver Ethan Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass.) finished fifth in the three-meter (176.95).

Shannon Bender had a eighth place finish in the 500-yard freestyle (5:14.68). Senior Lauren Dwyer (Orono, Maine) finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:12.29). Naja Harvey finished eighth in the 50-yard freestyle (24.83).

 For the men Vittori finished first in the 500-yard freestyle with his best time of the season (4:44.47). Brent Williams placed third in the event with a time of (4:54.46). Cody Lachance followed in fifth place (4:55.98).

The men paced the 200-yard IM with Connor Devers (North Attleboro, Mass) finishing second (1:58.60) followed by teammates John Carlucci (Danbury, Conn.) in third (1:59.11) and Ryan Fahey in fourth (1:59.97)

John McLeod and Shane Kinnon (Malden, Mass) had a strong finishes in the 50-yard freestyle placing third and fourth. McLeod touched for third at (22.33) while Kinnon nabbed fourth place  (22.40).


Maine returns home against Bates on Dec.7th.

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