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Teddy Pender '18, Men's Swimming

Senior Teddy Pender won four individual events and helped win a pair of relays to help the Bates men sweep their opponents at the Maine State Meet. (File photo: d3photography.com) 

Pender won the 50 free (21.33), the 100 free (46.77), the 100 fly (52.66) and the 100 IM (53.27) to lead the men's swimming team to a sweep of Bowdoin, Colby and the University of Maine at the Maine State Meet.

The men opened the meet Friday night with a convincing victory and a 1:26.32 in the 200-yard freestyle relay, anchored by Pender. They opened Saturday morning's session with a dominating win in the 200 medley relay, as Pender helped the team finish in 1:34.40, well ahead of runner-up Bowdoin (1:38.23). 

Pender anchored the victorious Mixed 400 Yard Medley Relay team as well.  

Pender finished second in the 50-yard breastroke to teammate Alex Bedard and third in the 100-yard breaststroke. He anchored the 400-yard freestyle relay team that finished in second place. 

The Bates men outscored runner-up Bowdoin 1,096 points to 869. Colby took third place with 648, followed by the University of Maine with 521.