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UB men second in Mid-American Conference swimming

With a third-place finish by the 400 yard freestyle relay of Antonio Lanzi, Aaron Durrence, Martin Leigh, and Mason Miller, the University at Buffalo secured second place at the Mid-American Conference Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Ypsilanti, Mich.

The Bulls earned 54 team points in the 3-meter dive to move into second place and the relay held that spot by beating Missouri State by a margin of .26 seconds.

It’s UB’s best finish at the MAC Championships since a second place in 2012.

Troy Birdsall finished third in the 3-meter dive to lead the Bulls effort in that event.

The UB team broke broke four school records at the Championships and placed six individuals on the All-MAC teams. Itai De La Vega and Miller were named All-MAC First Team, while Charles Barry, Scott Huang, Lanzi, and Reid Zyniecki earned second team.