CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Acadia swim team finished the final night of AUS championships in style with two gutsy swims in there 4x100m Medley Relay. Both teams garnered silver medals.
It was a total team effort. Over the course of the weekend the team collected over 21 medals including 3 AUS champions including Brett Liem 50m freestyle, Adam Deutsch 200m breaststroke and Alison MacEachern 200m buttlerfly.
"Although there were many great individual performances it was the total team effort by everyone that stood out," pointed out head coach Gary MacDonald.
The men's team ended in a solid 2nd place and the girls narrowly came 3rd in the overall points race. Combined, the Acadia swim team easily placed second overall.
Looking ahead, the team has 3 swimmers who will continue on to the CIS champs in two weeks hosted by the Universite de Sherbrooke. Top sprinter Brett Liem, butterflyer Alison MacEachern and breaststroker Hannah Doiron all have qualified to attend this prestigious meet.
This past weekend's top medal winners included Adam Deutsch's gold, silver and bronze. Brett Liem's gold, silver and two bronze medals. Alison MacEachern's gold, silver and bronze. Other medal winners listed below.
DAY 3 - Sunday Acadia medals
Brett Liem - bronze - 50m Breaststroke
Adam Deutsch - bronze - 200m Individual Medley
Alison MacEachern - silver - 200m Individual Medley
Axewomen - silver - 400m Medley Relay (Kristin MacKinnon, Hannah Doiron, Nicole Windsor, Alison MacEachern)
Axemen - silver - 400m Medley Relay (Patrick Henger, Adam Deutsch, Ben Henger, Brendan Vibert)
DAY 2 - Saturday Acadia medals:
Brett Liem - gold - 50m freestyle
Adam Deutsch - gold - 200m breaststroke
Alison MacEachern - gold - 200m butterfly
Ben Henger - silver - 100m backstroke
Brett Liem - silver - 50m butterfly
Patrick Henger - silver - 200m butterfly
Nicole Windsor - bronze - 50m butterfly
Hannah Doiron - bronze - 200m breaststroke
Axewomen 800m freestyle relay - bronze (Kristin MacKinnon, Aileen Feschuk, Nicole Windsor, Alison MacEachern)
Axemen 800m freestyle relay - silver (Patrick Henger, Adam Deutsch, Mike Adams, Brendan Vibert)
DAY 1 - Friday Acadia Medals
Ben Henger - Bronze 50m Backstroke
Adam Deutsch - Silver 100m Breaststroke
Brett Liem - Bronze 100m Breaststroke
Nicole Windsor - Silver 100m Butterfly
Alison MacEachern - Bronze 100m Butterfly
Axemen - Silver 400m Freestyle Relay (Patrick Henger, Adam Deutsch, Ben Henger, Brendan Vibert)