Jan. 6, 2018
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Atlantic University men's and women's swimming and diving teams ended the week with the first road meet of 2018 at Florida on Saturday afternoon.
The women's team fell to the Gators, 180-101, while the men were defeated, 179-103.
Spence Atkins had the top time in the 200 yard butterfly (2:02.75) and finished second in the 400 IM (4:25.01). Abby Marshall had a big day with a second place finish in the 100 yard backstroke (00:58.32) and she claimed fourth in the 50 yard freestyle (0:24.24).
Will Smith highlighted the day on the men's side with a second place finish in the 1000 yard freestyle (9:37.95) and third place in the 500 yard freestyle (4:41.81).
Logan Downey took first place in the 1 meter diving event for his second first place of the week. He achieved a score of 304.05.
The Owls will celebrate Senior Day on Saturday, January 13 against Fordham and Central Connecticut's women's team. That meet is set to begin at 11 a.m. at the FAU Aquatics Center.
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