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Tigers swimmers bring home some hardware from CIS championships

Competing in the CIS Swimming Championships at Laval University from Feb. 26-28, both men’s and women’s Tigers teams finished in the top ten. The women’s team finished in fifth place with 342 points and the men came in sixth with 239 points.

The University of Toronto Varsity Blues were the winners in both divisions.

The highlight of the opening day of the competition for the Tigers was when AUS female swimmer of the year Phoebe Lenderyou won a bronze medal in the 50m back event with a time of 29.27.

The Tigers were able to bring home more hardware on day two. Katie Webster raced her way to a bronze medal in the 400m free event, clocking in at 4:22.69.

Webster doubled up on bronze on day three. She followed up her great 400m free performance with another one in the 800m free event placing third with a time of 9:01.62.

Tigers swimmer Jeremy Ryant was awarded the CIS student athlete community service award. The award was accepted on his behalf by teammates Kyle Watson and Tony Liew.

Full Tigers results:

Day one (Friday Feb. 26)

Claire Yurkovich: 14th 200m Free
Lucy MacLeod: 20th 200m Free
Gavin Dyke: 7th 200m Free (NS Rec/AUS Rec-Heats)
Phoebe Lenderyou: Bronze 50 Back (NS Rec/AUS Rec- Heats) & 7th 100m Fly
Morrgan Payne.:11th 50m Back
Tony Liew: 12th 50m Back & 12th 100m Breast
Lise Cinq-Mars: 13th 100m Fly
Katie Webster.:11th 400m IM
Rachel Shin: 7th 400m IM
Keenan Teghtsoonian: 15th 400m IM
Lenderyou, MacLeod, Cinq-Mars, Fraser: 6th W-400m Freestle Relay
Dyke, Herron, Liew, Watson: 11th M-400m Freestle Relay

Day two (Saturday Feb. 27)

Phoebe Lenderyou: 4th 100m Back (NS Rec)
Morrgan Payne: 11th 100m Back
Tony Liew: 14th 100m Back
Lise Cinq-Mars: 13th 50m Fly
Kat Webster: BRONZE 400m Free
Claire Yurkovich: 7th 400m Free
Gavin Dyke: 14th 400m Free
Kyle Watson: 8th 400m Free (NS/AUS Rec in Heats)
Gavin Dyke: 10th 50m Free
Lise Cinq-MarsM 18th 200m Fly
Rachel Shin: 6th 200m Fly
Kat Webster: 7th 200m Fly
Lenderyou, Webster, Yurkovich, Cinq-Mars: 8th W- 4x200m Freestyle Relay
Dyke, Watson, Herron, Inches: 10th M-4x200m Freestyle Relay

Day three (Sunday Feb. 28)

Tony Liew: 11th 50m breast

Morgan Payne: 12th 200m back

Tyler Herron: 19th 200m back

Phoebe Lenderyou: 4th -200m back

Rachel Shin: 14th 200m back

Gavin Dyke: 12th 100m free

Lise Cinq-Mars: 18th 100m free

Lucy Macleod: 20th 100m free

Keenan Teghtsoonian: 14th 200m IM

Rachel Shin: 12th 200m IM

Kyle Watson: 5th 1500m free

Mackenzie Holden: 20th 1500m free


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