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Connecticut College 191, Middlebury College 97 Tilneac, Eigner Lead Camels Past Panthers

Connecticut College 191, Middlebury College 97 Tilneac, Eigner Lead Camels Past Panthers

NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men's swimming team opened its season with a 191-97 victory against Middlebury College at Lott Natatorium today. 

The Camels won 10 individual events and a pair of relays in the Whaling City this afternoon.

Junior All-American George Tilneac (New York, N.Y.) posted wins in both the 100 butterfly and the 200 yard freestyle with respective times of 52.40 seconds and 1:45.40.  Sophomore Andrew Eigner (Cheshire, Conn.) prevailed as the winner in both the 100 and 200 yard backstroke with times of 54.34 and 1:58.68. 

Senior Niko Brosnihan (Troy, N.Y.) posted a winning time of 22.19 seconds in the 50 yard freestyle. Freshman Adam Ambrosey (Milford, Conn.) checked in with a victory in 1:02.29 in the 100 yard breast. In the 200 yard butterfly, senior Stephen Skaperdas (New Canaan, Conn.) triumphed in 1:57.21.

In the 100 yard free, Trebor Lawton (Gorham, Maine) won in 49.24 seconds. Freshman John Easton (Oreland, Pa.) secured a victory with a time of 2:16.92 in the 200 yard breast. Junior All-American AJ Pite (Orange, Conn.) won the 200 yard individual medley in 1:58.90. 

In the 200 yard medley relay, Lawton, Pite, Weston Stephens (Springfield, Ill.) and Mike Fothergill (Medford, Mass.) secured a victory in 1:37.32.

Brosnihan, Lawton, Tilneac and Fothergill earned another Camel win with a time of 1:27.25 in the 200 yard free relay.