Edkins sweeps diving events to lead Saints at Don Richards Invitational
Matthew Edkins made it a clean sweep, winning the 1-meter diving event on Saturday after claiming the 3-meter title yesterday to lead the St. Lawrence University men's swimming and diving team at the Don Richards Invitational on Saturday.
Edkins won the 1-meter event with a score of 464.50 points, beating the field by more than 87 points. The four-time All-American also swept both diving events at the Don Richards Invitational in 2017.St. Lawrence finished in fifth place in the six-team invitational, scoring 253 points. RIT won the meet with 1,104.5 points.
Isaac Brinkman led the St. Lawrence swimmers, finishing third in the 200-yard freestlye and fourth in the 200 butterfly.
St. Lawrence Point Scorers (Saturday)
Matthew Edkins - First place, 1-meter diving (464.50)
Isaac Brinkman - Third place, 200 free (1:47.66); Fourth place, 200 butterfly (2:01.25)
Duke Kriksceonaitis - Sixth place, 1-meter diving (189.70)
Calin Arnold - Ninth place, 100 free (51.07); 12th place, 100 breaststroke (1:06.91)
Robert Burke - 10th place, 400 IM (4:41.19); 13th place, 200 backstroke (2:20.72)
Doug Connell - 11th place, 200 free (1:54.10)
Terry Li - 11th, 200 breaststroke (2:33.22)
200 medley relay (Burke, Li, Brinkman, Arnold) - Fifth place, 1:46.42
400 free relay (Brinkman, Connell, Burke, Arnold) - Fifth place, 3:24.88
Up Next: At SUNY Potsdam, Saturday, January 19, 1 p.m.