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Club Swimming Performs Well at Phillips Exeter Mini Meet!


Kelsey Treanor

Kelsey Treanor

Warwick, R.I. – February 10, 2020: The CCRI Knights club swimming team traveled to Exeter, NH to compete in the 2020 Phillips Exeter Mini Meet on February 2nd. CCRI was represented by four sophomores; Josh Hernandez (Cranston, RI), Antonio Gonzalez (Cranston, RI), Ryan Theriault (Warwick, RI) and Kelsey Treanor (Smithfield, RI).

Kelsey Treanor had a fantastic day in the Roger Nekton Pool as she had three individual best times as well as set three new CCRI school records. Treanor finished the 500-yard Freestyle in a time of five minutes and 54.64 seconds, finishing first in her division while setting a new school record, personal best time and qualifying for the College Club Swimming National Championships which will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina, April 10-12. She swam the 50yd Freestyle in a first-place time of 26.94, setting another school record, personal best time and qualifying for Nationals. Kelsey won the 200yd Freestyle with a time of 2:10.81, qualifying for Nationals in the process. Treanor swam the 100yd Freestyle in a personal best and school record time of 1:00.45 which was good for second place and qualified for Nationals. She placed second in the 50yd Butterfly with a time of 31.82 to round off her day.

Josh Hernandez competed in four events on Sunday where he won the 50yd Freestyle in a time of 22.83 which qualifies him for the national meet. Hernandez finished second in the 100yd and 200yd Freestyle in times of 1:00.45 and 2.10.81 respectively, qualifying for Nationals in both events. Josh finished the day in the 50yd Butterfly, finishing fourth with a time of 29.32.

Antonio Gonzalez won the 100yd Breaststroke with a time of 1:08.96 while finishing the 50yd Breaststroke in a time of 31.50, good for third place. Gonzalez finished the meet in the 100yd freestyle in fifth place with a time of 57.94.

Ryan Theriault swam the 100yd Butterfly in a time of 1:06.51, earning second place. Theriault finished fifth in both the 100yd Breaststroke and 50yd Butterfly with times of 1:14.30 and 29.39 respectively. Ryan rounded of his day with a sixth-place performance in the 50yd Breaststroke with a time of 33.55.

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