Ninth-ranked Tampa dominates home meet, wins all 10 relay races
TAMPA, Fla. -- No. 9 Tampa claimed a first-place finish among four teams at the annual University of Tampa Relays as the No. 10 Spartan women were second.
UT's men had 140 total points, topping South Dakota State, SUNY-Geneseo and SUNY-New Paltz. Rice won the women's meet with 126 points as the Spartans had 98. SUNY-Geneseo, South Dakota State, Arkansas-Little Rock, SUNY-New Paltz and Minnesota State-Moorehead also competed in the women's events.
Tampa's men took first-place in all 10 races, beginning with the 800 Free Relay of Jeremy Parker, Derek Krell, Elias Dammann and Scott Nocco in a time of 7:09.62.
UT's men won the 3x100 Back Relay with Karl Burdis, Joshua Werner and Jordan Augier (2:37.71), 3x100 Breast Relay from Kevin Doran, Jonathan Wilks and David Soutoul (3:05.34), 3x100 Fly Relay from David Humphrey, Felipe Manzo and Werner (2:37.04)
They also dominated the 500 Free Crescendo Relay from Augier, Khalid Aldaboos, Krell and Parker (4:14.20), 400 Medley Relay from Burdis, Doran, Werner and Humphrey (3:32.59), 200 Free Relay from Aldaboos, Augier, Stephen Zieler and Manzo (1:26.04), 3x166 SNARF Relay from Dammann, Kyle Frediger and Kameron Kilpatrick (5:15.36), 400 IM Relay from Doran, Nocco, Zane Hranac and Werner (3:42.18), 400 Free Relay from Humphrey, Aldaboos, Krell and Parker (3:09.25).
Tampa's women also had a top finish from its 400 IM Relay team of Lexi Webb, Allison Noe, Catherine Parker and Michelle Walcker. They clocked a time of 4:19.99.