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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The Virginia men and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated Pittsburgh Sunday at Trees Pool in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Cavalier women defeated the Panthers 131-103 while the men earned a 142-96 victory.

Virginia set three pool records against the Panthers. Second-year Claire Crippen set a new mark in the 400 IM, clocking a time of 4:17.69. Teammate Mei Christensen eclipsed the pool record in the 100 back (54.65) and Pat Mellors also set a record in the 400 IM (3:49.15).

The women’s 200 yard medley relay team of Lauren Smart, Katherine McDonnell, Liz Shaw and Erika Stewart took first-place honors, clocking a time of 1:43.34. The men likewise earned a victory in the 200 medley relay. Eric Olesen, Ryan Hurley, Peter Geissinger and Zach Kohl finished in a time of 1:32.39.

Christensen was a double event winner also claiming the 50 free, touching at 23.62. Jen Narum won the 1000 free (9:59.45) while Megan Evo took first-place honors in the 200 free 1:49.83. Other event winners included Shaw in the100 fly (55.97), Hannah Davis in the 100 free (51.84), Katya Bachrouche (4:54.42).

Matt McLean led the Virginia men with wins in the 1000 free (9:10.58) and 100 free (54.65). Scot Robison won the 200 free (1:38.38) while Lee Roberston took home top honors in the 50 free (21.17). Other event winners for the Cavalier men were Pat Reams in the 100 fly (50.27), Eric Olesen in the 100 back (50.93) and Darren Ankosko in the 500 free (4:33.88).

Virginia is back in action at the annual ACC championships, where both the men and women will set out to defend their 2008 titles. The women’s championship meet is up first Feb. 18-21 in College Park, Md.

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