Chrisman's record day helps Monroe women back into fifth

Heather Chrisman set school records in the 100 IM and 100 breaststroke on Friday.
Heather Chrisman set school records in the 100 IM and 100 breaststroke on Friday.

BUFFALO - Heather Chrisman set new school records in the 100 breaststroke and the 100 IM to help the MCC women's swimming team back into fifth place after Day 3 of the NJCAA national swimming and diving meet Friday.

The Monroe men kept their hold on seventh place heading to Saturday's final round of action. Indian River State College continues to lead on both sides.

Chrisman's record runs helped the Tribunes (287) leap back over Lincoln College (262.5) ahead of Saturday's action. She was third overall in the 100 breast (1:07.96) and fourth in the 100 IM (1:01.81).

The 100 breast team record had stood since 2006, which Jaclyn Cowles set in a time of 1:08.67.

Megan Mack continued her strong meet with a fifth-place finish in the 500 free (5:23.94). Andrea Toussaint was 12th in the 200 fly (2:49.42). The 800 free relay team of Mack, Hallie Marquart, Toussaint, and Ashley VanDermeer placed sixth in 8:33.24.

On the men's side, Ben Metzger took home sixth place in the 100 IM in a time of 54.45. Patrick Marsh was also sixth in the 200 fly (2:06.22), while Jon Manwarren was eighth in the 500 free (5:01.65).

Maclaine Conner took 12th in the 100 breast (1:02.33) and Caleb Puzio was 15th in the 100 back (57.60).

The 800 free relay team of Puzio, Manwarren, Marsh, and Metzger was sixth in 7:21.20.