For Immediate Release: February 26, 2010
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Binghamton swimming & diving competes in day two of the America East Conference Championship
Freshman David Gleason wins Binghamton's first race of the meet

[Day two results...]
[Day one recap...]

[Championship event schedule...]
[Championship Central...]

BOSTON, Mass. -- The Binghamton swimming and diving teams wrapped up day two of the America East Conference Championships at the Boston University Aquatic Center. After 14 events, the men's team sits within striking distance in third with 252 points, behind Boston University (292) and UMBC (277). The women moved into fifth place with 139.5 points and are eyeing Vermont who currently holds fourth with 160.

In day two action, freshman David Gleason highlighted the Bearcats efforts with a win in the 500 free (4:31.14) ahead of sophomore teammates Nolan Slesnick (3rd, 4:31.59) and Dan Feeley (8th 4:40.83).

Junior Jason Chen took seventh in the 200 IM (1:52.58) and sophomore Joe Perez-Rogers also placed seventh in the 50 free (21.29).

Leading the women, junior Amanda Ciccone claimed a fifth place finish in the 200 IM (2:06.76), while senior Allyce Brand placed 11th in the 50 free (24.53) and freshman Tin Wai Siu placed 15 in the 500 free (5:03.46).

On the three-meter board, Sophomores Morgan Neal and Jenna Easton placed fifth (420.35) and sixth (420.10) respectively, while junior Liz Esposito placed eighth (413.75).

In the 200 free relay, the Binghamton men placed third and the women touched in fifth place.

The Bearcats will compete in day three of the America East Championships tomorrow. Competition wraps up Sunday, February 28.

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