Men's Swimming and Diving Kick Off New Year in Boca Raton, Fla. for Florida Atlantic Invitational

Jan. 4, 2008

Miami University's men's swimming and diving team kick off 2008 by competing in the Florida Atlantic Invitational at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Missouri State, Penn, and Florida Atlantic are the other teams participating in the invitational.

The RedHawks last meet was the Miami Invitational Nov. 29 - Dec.1, where the RedHawks finished in fourth place out of 13 teams. During the invitational, junior Chris Heaton finished in first place in one-meter and three-meter diving, while seniors Ryan McHugh and Paul Ricard finished in second place in the 100 free and 500 free, respectively. Ricard also registered a first-place finish in the 1,650.

Following the Florida Atlantic Invitational, the RedHawks will have 10 days off before facing local rival Cincinnati at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center in Oxford. The RedHawks and Bearcats competed against each other in the Miami Invitational with the RedHawks earning a fourth place finish (1,114 points) compared to a sixth place finish for the Bearcats (852 points).

Results from the Florida Atlantic Invitational will be posted as soon as results are received following the event.