FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (December 17, 2011) - The Tars relays scored big to highlight day two of the Nova Southeastern Shark Invitational on Saturday.
On the women's side, Rollins is battling with former Bluegrass Mountain Conference foes Lenior-Rhyne and Catawba and stand in fourth place. Tampa leads the way, followed by host NSU.
Rollins 200-yard freestyle relay team of Leandra Lima, Jessica Spiegel, Stephanie Decker and Samantha Sigaty took seventh place in a time of 1:40.94. The Tars B-team placed 10th as Chandler Armistead, Ashley Terr, Carsyn Crane and Christine Bianco stopped the clock at 1:45.26. Jenny Nilson picked up a 10th place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:56.63. She later joined Lima, Bianco and Katie Gentsch to place eighth in the 400-yard IM in a time of 4:06.99.
The Rollins men are in fifth place, 15 points ahead of Lenior-Rhyne. Tampa in first and NSU in second pace the field.
Michael Weinstein earned a NCAA B-cut time of 1:42.65 in the 200-yard freestyle, placing seventh. Rollins men's 200-yard freestyle relay took fifth with Weinstein, Scott Barbee, Taylor Powers and Nate Burn coming in at 1:26.29. Brian Sanborn took eighth in the 400-yard IM in a time of 4:11.69, two seconds better than his prelim mark.
The Tars 400-yard medley relay team of Weinstein, Barbee, Garrett Graham and Tim Simpson earned a ninth-place finish with a time of 3:35.13.
The NSU Shark Invitational runs through Monday at on the Ft. Lauderdale campus of Nova Southeastern.