Men's Swim & Dive Picks Up First Win of Season at Double-Dual Meet Hosted by Monks

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

STANDISH, Maine - The Husson University men's swimming & diving team captured their first victory of the season in a win over the host Saint Joseph's College (Maine) 136-68, while dropping the second matchup of the double-dual meet to Maine Maritime Academy (137-113) on Friday night. 

THE RUNDOWN:

  • Dan Egan was victorious in the 50 yard breastroke (32.12), while finishing fourth in the 200 yard breastroke (2:51.05).

  • Steven Johnston captured victories in the 50 yard freestyle (22.43) and the 100 yard freestyle (50.37), before placing second in the 500 yard freestyle (5:22.06). Johnston's 500 free time was fast enough to shave 10 seconds off the previously set program record back in 1973. 

  • Tom Cote claimed a win in the 50 yard butterfly (26.17), and finished second in the 50 yard backstroke (32.01) and third in the 100 yard freestyle (54.78).

  • Joe Vail picked up second place finishes in the 200 yard freestyle (2:00.40), 200 yard backstroke (2:17.50) and set a new school record in the 200 yard IM (2:16.53). Vail swam fast enough to cut down over 30 seconds from the previous record of 2:17.27 which held strong over the past four years.

  • Adam Colter finished fourth in the 1000 yard freestyle (12:32.55, fifth in the 500 yard freestyle (6:02.44) and sixth in the 50 yard backstroke (36.79).

  • Andrew Cote contributed a fourth place finish in both the 200 yard freestyle (2:08.06) and the 50 yard freestyle (25.49).

  • Jordan McCoy swam to a second place finish in the 50 yard backstroke (32.01), before picking up a sixth place finish in the 200 yard backstroke (2:47.58).

  • Spencer Bernat placed third in the 50 yard freestyle (25.41).

  • The quartet of Egan, Vail, Cote and Johnston combined for a win in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:36.68), while Colter, Bernat, McCoy and Cote combined to finish third in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:44.03).

  • McCoy, Egan, Cote and Bernat finished second in the 200 yard medley (1:57.52).

UP NEXT!

The Eagles return to the pool on Sunday, December 8th at 11:00 am as they take part in the Regis Invitational at Regis College.