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Tigers Swimmers open season with a bang

written by Cameron Honey
October 26, 2015 1:04 am

Competing in their first meet of the 2015-16 season, the Tigers swim team absolutely crushed it at the UNB Amby Legere Invitational meet. Tigers in the pool won 26 of the 34 events as both the men’s and women’s sides cruised to victory.

There were 13 different Tigers swimmers to find themselves on top of the podium with second year Pheobe Lenderyou and Tony Liew each winning four races.

Four first-year Tigers were able to race their way to the top in their first AUS event. Claire Yurkovich, Lise Cinq-Mars, Tyler Immel-Herron and Annie Douglas each raced to first place.

The men’s team won with 343 points while the women took home 315.5 points, each more than doubling the second place team.

The individual race winners for the Tigers were: Pheobe Lenderyou – 50m, 100m and 200m Back, 50m Fly, Tony Liew – 50m and 100m Back, 50m Free, 50m Breast, Gavin Dyke – 100m, 200m and 400m Free, Claire Yurkovich – 400m and 800m Free, 400m IM, Keenan Teghtsoonian – 100m and 200m Breast, 400m IM, Lise Cinq-Mars – 100m IM and Fly, Tyler Immel-Herron – 200m Back and IM, Lucy MacLeod – 50m Free, Kaetlin Fenton – 200m Free, James Profit – 200m Fly, Katie Webster – 200m Fly, Kyle Watson – 1500m Free, Annie Douglas – 200m IM 400m Mixed Relay, Men’s 400m Medley Relay, Women’s 400m Meldey Relay.

Up next for the Tigers swimmers is the Jack Scholz Invitational at Acadia on Saturday, Oct. 31.