Towson's Benzing Claims Silver Medal In 100 Breast At NCAA Men's Swimming Championship

Towson's Benzing Claims Silver Medal In 100 Breast At NCAA Men's Swimming Championship

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RICHMOND, Va. (March 29, 2024) – Towson senior Brian Benzing earned All-America status after a second-place finish in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Men’s Swimming Championship on Friday night at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.

Benzing shattered his own CAA record with a time of 50.59 to claim the silver medal. He finished second to California’s Liam Bell, who set a new NCAA mark with a time of 49.53.

 

Benzing qualified for the finals after breaking his CAA record (51.30) with a time of 50.92 during the preliminaries on Friday morning. That time was the third-fastest among the 39 swimmers in the preliminaries.

It has been a great week thus far for Benzing, who also broke his own CAA record in the 200 IM on Thursday with a time of 1:42.82. That effort placed him 23rd overall.

Benzing and Delaware junior Toni Sabev will be back in the pool on Saturday morning as they compete in the preliminaries of the 200 breast. Sabev finished 21st in the 100 breast preliminaries on Friday morning with a time of 52.03.