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Swim team dominates Pitt

The Cavaliers broke three pool records Sunday in Pittsburgh, as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took down the Panthers, 142-96 and 131-103, respectively.

Virginia senior Pat Mellors and sophomore Claire Crippen both set pool records in the 400 IM. Crippen touched at 4:17.69, while Mellors clocked in at 3:49.15. Junior Mei Christensen added to the Cavaliers’ record-setting performance with her 54.65 mark in the 100 back and also had a stand-out performance in the 50 free, finishing in 23.62.

Though no other records fell in Pittsburgh, Virginia also managed to sweep both the men’s and women’s 200 medley relays, as well as the women’s 100-, 200- and 1000-yard freestyle events, and the 100 fly.

Meanwhile, the Virginia men took first place in the 100, 200, 500 and 1000 freestyles, 100 fly and 100 back.

Having defeated the Panthers, the Cavaliers’ next hurdle will be the ACC Championships later this month in College Park, Md.

— compiled by Chloe Newschwander


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