Ladas breaks conference record, Brooks earns first place finish

WASHINGTON – Led by freshman Joanna Ladas’ record-breaking performance, the CUA swimming teams wrapped up their first weekend of action on Saturday vs. American and George Washington.  Ladas broke the Landmark Conference record in the 1650 free by 25 seconds with a time of 18:14.65.

On the men’s side, Patrick Flannery was fourth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 55.02, and Justin Kenyon finished third in the 1650 free after crossing in 17:36.92.

In the women’s events, Lisa Brooks won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:09.62 and she also placed third in the 200 breaststroke, as she finished in a time of 2:33.55.  Katherine Kelly placed fifth in the 200 breaststroke and Ladas crossed in third in the 200 free with a time of 1:59.54.

CUA will return to the water on Friday, October 29 when the Cardinals travel to take on St. Mary’s.  Action gets underway beginning at 5:00.

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