Florida Tech Panthers Swim Team Finish Second in Opener at UNF Season Kickoff in Jacksonville
By Daniel Supraner, Florida Tech // September 27, 2021
panthers earns eight top-three finishes in season opener
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech opened the 2021-22 season by finishing second at the UNF Season Kickoff on Saturday in Jacksonville.
Tech’s first victory of the season happened courtesy of Daniel Aizenberg, who earned a win in the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 23.39.
Aizenberg also placed second in the 50-yard butterfly with a finish of 22.90 and third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 51.95.
John Fonnotto took home the win in the 100-yard butterfly with a finish of 50.42. He also placed second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 51.67 and third in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 23.24.
Sean Foster placed second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.39 as well as second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 56.47.
The Panthers registered their relay win of the season in the 4X200-yard free (1:32.73) with Daniel Aizenberg, Sean Foster, John Fonnotto, and Max Martino.
The team of John Fonnotto, Max Martino, and Jacob Coutant took third in the 3X300 yard butterfly relay with a time of 2:42.69.
The team of Daniel Aizenberg, Nathaniel Allen, and Michael Panariello took third in the 3X300 yard backstroke relay with a time of 2:40.00.
Tech took home second in the 3X300 breaststroke relay through the team of Sean Foster, Kyle Gibson, and Connor Orth with a time of 2:54.91.
The Crimson and Gray placed second in the 4X400 individual medley relay with a time of 3:11.62 via the team of David Armstrong, Farran Barker, Max Martino, and Sean Foster.
Final Team Results
■ 1st Florida Southern (988.5)
■ 2nd Florida Tech (847)
■ 3rd Rollins (567.5)
Tech will return to action on Friday, October 29th when they will host Lynn and Saint Leo. The meet is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
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