BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Freshman Michael Viscardi along with five Union College relay teams have a total of seven Top-20 times, announced Wednesday by the NAIA.
Viscardi’s (Marietta, Ga.) Top-20 individual times are in the 100-yard and 200 breaststroke events. The higher ranking, No. 14, is in the 200 with a time of two minutes and 19.99 seconds. His time of 1:03.52 in the 100 is the 19th-best time.
He also a part of the 800 freestyle relay that owns the No. 12 time of 8:03.42. Colin McEachran (Blenheim, Canada), Karl Smith (Lexington, Ky.) and Jeremiah Back (Flatgap, Ky.) joined Viscardi on the team.
Two more freestyle teams comprised of Smith, Back, Viscardi and Adam Woodard (Hopkinsville, Ky.) are 13th in the 200 and 400. The team posted a time of 1:35.46 in the 200 and 3:34.93 in the 400.
The combination of McEachran, Viscardi, Smith and Woodard swam to a time of 1:48.99 in the 200 medley relay, the 14th best time nationally. The 400 medley relay team of McEachran, Viscardi, Back and Woodard are also 14th with a 4:01.71.
Union dives back into action Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Berea (Ky.) College.