St. Mary’s vs. Washington College

CHESTERTOWN, Maryland, November 11. FRESHMAN Greg Lee (Haddonfield, NJ/Haddonfield Memorial) broke his own pool record and the 200 freestyle relay team set a pool record, but St. Mary’s (MD) captured the dual meet with a 107-98 win over host Washington College on Friday afternoon at the Casey Swim Center. The Seahawks improve to 6-0, while the Shoremen drop to 1-2. The Shoremen and Seahawks each won five events with the 100 freestyle ending up in a tie for first.

Lee set the pool record in the 100 butterfly as he won with a time of 53.15, breaking his own record of 53.40 which he set two days ago versus Salisbury. The 200 freestyle relay team of freshman James Ray (Timonium, MD/Towson), Lee, freshman Spencer Kelley (Weston, CT/Weston) and freshman Austin Yocum (Lebanon, PA/Cedar Crest) set the Casey Swim Center pool record with a time of 1:28.91.

Ray captured the 50 freestyle (22.57) and tied for first with St. Mary’s Cameron Hedquist the 100 freestyle (49.17). His time in the 100 freestyle is the 10th best all-time at WC in the event.

Senior Nick Longworth (Media, PA/Strath Haven) was victorious in the 100 backstroke (56.26).

Yocum captured second place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:49.98.

Billy DeBoissiere of the Seahawks won the 500 and 1000 freestyle events. He set the pool record in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:05.32, which broke the record set by Washington’s John Evans ’04. Evans set the mark in 2001. He captured the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:01.85.

The Shoremen return to the pool on Saturday, November 19, against visiting Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference action at 1:00 p.m.

Visiting St. Mary’s (MD) had the top time in nine of the 11 events en route to a 134-69 win over host Washington College on Friday afternoon at the Casey Swim Center. It was the first win the Seahawks over the Shorewomen since a 120-79 win on January 22, 1999. St. Mary’s improves to 6-0 on the year, while WC drops to 2-2.

For Washington, sophomore Elizabeth Miskiel (Gaithersburg, MD/Quince Orchard) won two events. She captured the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.78 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.43.

The Shorewomen picked up the first-place points in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:45.70. The relay team consisted of senior Morgan Phillips (Charlottesville, VA/Abermarle), senior Mary Stroman (Bala Cynwyd, PA/Friends Central), junior Sarah Sykes (Haworth, NJ/Northern Valley-Demarest) and sophomore Hilary Badger (Baltimore, MD/Mount de Sales).

Phillips placed second in the 100 freestyle with a time of 57.39 and Badger grabbed second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:04.82.

For St. Mary’s, Kelly Heyde won the 400 Individual Medley (4:37.48) and 500 freestyle (5:22.72), while Hannah Hafey captured the 200 freestyle (2:03.14) and 100 backstroke (1:02.47).

The Shorewomen, who had their 11-dual meet win streak against St. Mary’s snapped in the loss returns to the pool on Saturday, November 19, against visiting Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference action at 1:00 p.m.

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