KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) – The Florida Keys hosted the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic Saturday.READ MORE: Confessed Parkland School Shooter Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty Wednesday To Massacre
The University of Michigan and West Virginia University won the women’s and men’s divisions respectively.
Michigan ladies crushed their opponents, winning by 195 points over second-place West Virginia University Saturday at the Jacobs Aquatic Center. The University of Vermont women’s team placed third
“When you are at Michigan you are expected to win,” said Michigan Head Coach Mike Bottom. “We are a long way from winning a (women’s championship) but we’re getting closer.”READ MORE: Missing Miami Woman Yennyfer Rodriguez Found
In the men’s division, West Virginia University beat second-place Saint Leo University by 81.5 points. George Mason University male swimmers placed third.
“Saint Leo has a very strong group of men, but we won on the depth of our team.” said West Virginia Head Coach Vic Riggs. “We used it (the Classic) as an opportunity to get a good indication of where we are training wise and if we need to make changes,”
The 24-event meet was the highlight of the collegiate swimming training season in the Keys.
The Florida Keys New Bureau contributed to this report.
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