Justin Plaschka Notches 5th Victory in 50-yard Freestyle

Jamaica’s Justin Plaschka continued his good form in his senior season with the University of Notre Dame as he recorded his 5th victory in the 50-yard freestyle this season at the Shamrock Invitational, on the weekend.

He won the event in 20.22-seconds just holding off teammate Daniel Speers who touched in 20.28 seconds.

Plaschka was also a member of three Fighting Irish relay victories.

In the 400 medley relay he contributed a 46.4 seconds butterfly as the team touched in a winning time of 3-minutes-13.94 seconds.

Plaschka swam the second leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay to help his team win in 2-minutes-54.59 seconds. He was also a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team.

Plaschka also won the 200-yard butterfly in what could be considered an off event for the sprinter.

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