FAIRFAX, Va. - The Towson women's swimming and diving team began the Colonial Athletic Association Championships Wednesday with a record-breaking performance in the 200-yard medley relay and sits in second-place overall with 110 points after the first day of competition. James Madison leads the meet with 127 points.
"That was unbelievable," Towson head coach Pat Mead said. "It was an amazing race. We're ahead of where we were seeded and our divers did an unbelievable job, too."
The relay team of junior Courtney Sepich, freshman Jenna Van Camp and sophomores Amanda Barber and Victoria Oslund finished fourth in the 200-yard medley relay event with a time of 1:41.60, breaking the school record of 1:42.55 set in 2011.
The Tigers also had three divers qualify for the finals of the three-meter diving competition, headlined by sophomore Lyndsey Dickson, who finished in second-place with a score of 276.20 points. However, a pair of freshman, Catie Tarr and Natalee Szopo were also performed well in the three-meter finals. The duo finished in seventh place with 249.25 points and eighth with 245.55, respectively.
The four-day meet continues on Thursday.