MAC Championship Psych Sheet Released

By Allison Peters, Swimming World College Intern

The season is coming to a close, and as any good swim fan would know, this is the time records are broken and season-long dreams come true. The Middle Atlantic Conference, which is comprised of Lycoming, Widener, Misericordia, Arcadia, Wilkes, Albright, Messiah, Fairleigh Dickinson, Hood, Stevenson, King’s and Lebanon Valley, will be competing at the Graham Aquatic Center in York, PA. from Feb. 12-15 for their championship meet.

See the psych sheet!

Day One
The meet will open up its first night of races with the 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays. The number one seed for the women’s 200 medley relay is Misericordia, who will challenge the event’s 2014 winner, Messiah (1:48.35). The women’s 2014 800 freestyle relay champions, Widener (7:53.53), are seeded second this year behind Messiah. For the men, the 2014 200 medley relay champions from Albright are seeded second to Messiah by just under a second. In the men’s 800 freestyle relay, Widener holds the top seed with the 2014 gold medalists from Albright in second.

Women 200 Medley Relay
1.) Misericordia 1:52.14
2.) Messiah 1:53.13
3.) Widener 1:53.52

Men 200 Medley Relay
1.) Widener 1:36.79
2.) Albright 1:37.52
3.) Misericordia 1:38.50

Women 800 Freestyle Relay
1.) Messiah 8:01.67
2.) Widener 8:12.13
3.) Misericordia 8:12.57

Men 800 Freestyle Relay
1.) Widener 7:03.35
2.) Misericordia 7:23.11
3.) Arcadia 7:25.79

Day Two
The second day consists of the 400 medley relay, 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, and 50 freestyle. Seeded first in the women’s 400 medley relay is Widener, with Misericordia, the 2014 champions in the event, in second. In the 500 freestyle, Widener’s Anna Pelligra holds the first spot, with Amanda Osterlind from Albright in second. Osterlind is the 2013 and 2014 500 freestyle MAC champion. In the 200 individual medley, freshman Katie Wingert from Messiah has the top seed. Messiah’s Tara Freeman is seated first in the 50 freestyle. Freeman is the defending champion of the event.

For the men, Widener holds the number one seed in the 400 medley relay. Albright’s Ricky Sutton defends his 2012, 2013, and 2014 title in the 500 freestyle, holding the top seed in the event for his fourth year in a row. In the 200 individual medley, Thomas Scott of Misericordia is the number one seed and also the defending champion of the event. The 50 freestyle top seed goes to Widener’s Ian Gaynor.

Women 400 Medley Relay
1.) Widener 4:09.54
2.) Misericordia 4:10.20
3.) Messiah 4:10.24

Men 400 Medley Relay
1.) Widener 3:32.99
2.) Misericordia 3:35.77
3.) Hood 3:36.82

Women 500 Freestyle
1.) Anna Pelligra Widener 5:21.79
2.) Amanda Osterlind Albright 5:24.66
3.) Lauren Clune Messiah 5:25.39
4.) Lauren Fogarty Hood 5:26.47
5.) Kerri Ciriello Misericordia 5:26.98

Men 500 Freestyle
1.) Ricky Sutton Albright 4:51.83
2.) Cameron Rogers Hood 4:54.86
3.) Aaron Eckman Messiah 4:59.45
4.) Vadim Belogorodsky Widener 4:59.83
5.) Charlie Pletz Lycoming 5:00.50

Women 200 Individual Medley
1.) Katie Wingert Messiah 2:15.79
2.) Whitney Boeckel Arcadia 2:16.63
3.) Dani Blass Misericordia 2:17.53
4.) Erin Neugebauer Widener 2:17.89
5.) Lauren Fogarty Hood 2:18.33

Men 200 Individual Medley
1.) Thomas Scott Misericordia 1:58.30
2.) Dan Woods Lycoming 1:59.29
3.) Eric Lam Arcadia 2:00.23
4.) Timothy Graham Arcadia 2:00.94
5.) Ken Richardson Albright 2:02.25

Woman 50 Freestyle
1.) Tara Freeman Messiah 24.65
2.) Ashley Griffin Hood 25.19
3.) Aryn Zimmerman Misericordia 25.25
4.) Codi Herr Albright 25.27
5.) Christine Kunzler Widener 25.32

Men 50 Freestyle
1.) Ian Gaynor Widener 20.37
2.) Alex Bodine Hood 21.58
3.) Nate Brown Messiah 21.80
4.) Matt Runtas Albright 21.81
5.) Alex Bauer Albright 21.82


Day Three

The third day of competition will include the 200 freestyle relay, 400 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, and 100 backstroke. In the women’s 200 freestyle relay, Messiah is the first seed and also the defending champion of the event. Dani Blass of Misericordia holds the top spot in the 400 individual medley, which puts the 2014 champion of the event, Lauren Fogarty, in second. Blass is also the lead seed of the 100 breaststroke in which she holds the title from 2013. The 100 butterfly’s top spot is held by Messiah’s Tara Freeman. Katie Wingert of Messiah leads the competition in the 200 freestyle. The 100 backstroke’s number one seed is Whitney Boeckel of Arcadia.

For the men, Widener holds the fastest seed time for the 200 freestyle relay, almost eight seconds ahead of Albright, last years gold medalist of the event. The defending champion of the 400 individual medley, Arcadias’ Eric Lam, holds the top seed for preliminaries. Dan Woods looks to come away with his second gold in the 100 butterfly as he is seated first in the event. Widener’s Ian Gaynor has the chance to end the third day with his second gold in the 200 freestyle, as he hold the top time and is also the defending champion in the event. Thomas Scott of Misericordia holds the top spot going into prelims in the 100 breaststroke. Scott was the 2014 champion of the event as well. Hood’s Chris Gardner leads the competition in the 100 backstroke.

Women 200 Freestyle Relay
1.) Messiah 1:40.60
2.) Widener 1:41.20
3.) Misericordia 1:41.33

Men 200 Freestyle Relay
1.) Widener 1:24.50
2.) Messiah 1:28.93
3.) Hood 1:29.44

Women 400 Individual Medley
1.) Dani Blass Misericordia 4:46.61
2.) Lauren Fogarty Hood 4:50.59
3.) Amanda Osterlind Albright 4:51.70
4.) Emily Reale Messiah 4:57.52
5.) Lauren Clune Messiah 4:59.87

Men 400 Individual Medley
1.) Eric Lam Arcadia 4:14.21
2.) Evan Perkowski 4:26.12
3.) Dakota Schmalz Messiah 4:28.21
4.) Chris Gardner Hood 4:30.37
5.) Thomas Machi Misericordia 4:32.75

Women 100 Butterfly
1.) Tara Freeman Messiah 59.45
2.) Macawley Brown 59.64
3.) Codi Herr Albright 59.65
4.) Danielle Loiseau Lycoming 1:01.56
5.) Morgan Hanadel Misericordia 1:01.63

Men 100 Butterfly
1.) Dan Woods Lycoming 52.07
2.) Alex Bodine Hood 53.20
3.) Timothy Graham Arcadia 53.28
4.) Andy Madore Widener 53.72
5.) Alex Bauer Albright 53.79

Women 200 Freestyle
1.) Katie Wingert Messiah 1:57.93
2.) Melaney Heald Widener 1:59.37
3.) Rachel Finnegan Misericordia 1:59.83
4.) Codi Herr Albright 1:59.93
5.) Gwen Stefan Albright 2:00.80

Men 200 Freestyle
1.) Michael Grajek Widener 1:45.47
2.) Ian Gaynor Widener 1:45.92
3.) Joe Grzech Misericordia 1:47.85
4.) Matthew Morano Arcadia 1:48.10
5.) Tom Platt Widener 1:48.19

Women 100 Breaststroke
1.) Dani Blass Misericordia 1:08.95
2.) Erin Neugebauer Widener 1:09.06
3.) Sarah Woods Messiah 1:11.69
4.) Emily Reale Messiah 1:12.11
5.) Lauren Cormier Albright 1:12.34

Men 100 Breaststroke
1.) Thomas Scott Misericordia 59.78
2.) Ken Richardson Albright 1:00.26
3.) John Brady Misericordia 1:00.68
4.) Dan Woods Lycoming 1:00.75
5.) Andy Madore Widener 1:00.99

Women 100 Backstroke
1.) Whitney Boeckel Arcadia 59.78
2.) Gabby Corpuz Kings 1:01.89
3.) Rachel Finnegan Misericordia 1:02.26
4.) Caitlin Magaw Messiah 1:02.72
5.) Kaitlyn Huizing Albright 1:03.15

Men 100 Backstroke
1.) Chris Gardner Hood 53.87
2.) Joe Grzech Misericordia 54.11
3.) Michael Grajek Widener 54.12
4.) Alex Bodine Hood 54.84
5.) Brad Thomas Misericordia 55.07


Day Four

The final day of events include the 1650 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and 400 freestyle relay. The 1650 freestyle is lead by Albright’s Amanda Osterlind, who is the defending champion from 2012. In the 200 backstroke, Arcadia’s Whitney Boeckel is the fastest seed by over three seconds. The 100 freestyle’s top seed is Messiah’s Tara Freeman, who pushes the defending champion, Codi Herr of Albright, to the second spot. The 200 breaststroke is led by Misericordia’s Erin Neugebauer, two seconds ahead of the 2014 defending champion, Dani Blass. Macawley Brown of Kings leads the 200 butterfly. Misericordia is the top seed for the 400 freestyle relay, ahead of defending champion, Messiah, by less than two seconds.

For the men, Cameron Rogers of Hood is seated first ahead of the three-time defending champion in the 1650, Albright’s Ricky Sutton. In the 200 backstroke Misericordia’s Joe Grzech leads in the rankings. Widener’s Ian Gaynor could possibly swim away with his second individual win in the 100 freestyle, as he’s seated first by over two seconds. Thomas Scott from Misericordia is seated first in the 200 breaststroke and is also the 2014 defending champion in the event. The 200 butterfly’s top seed is Arcadia’s Timothy Graham. Widener leads the heat sheets in the 400 freestyle relay, as their first to second place by over ten seconds.

Women 400 Freestyle Relay
1.) Misericordia 3:41.69
2.) Messiah 3:43.51
3.) Albright 3:49.59

Men 400 Freestyle Relay
1.) Widener 3:06.21
2.) Misericordia 3:17.09
3.) Hood 3:18.13

Women 200 Breaststroke
1.) Erin Neugebauer Widener 2:28.93
2.) Dani Blass Misericordia 2:30.07
3.) Anna McArdle Messiah 2:38.07
4.) Sarah Woods Messiah 2:38.07
5.) Kori Meighan Widener 2:38.55

Men 200 Breaststroke
1.) Thomas Scott Misericordia 2:10.75
2.) John Brady Misericordia 2:13.49
3.) Ken Richardson Albright 2:14.73
4.) Andy Madore Widener 2:14.99
5.) Trevor Endler Lycoming 2:18.12

Women 100 Freestyle
1.) Tara Freeman Messiah 53.90
2.) Codi Herr Albright 54.27
3.) Christine Kunzler Widener 54.57
4.) Aryn Zimmerman Misericordia 55.19
5.) Katie Wingert Messiah 55.29

Men 100 Freestyle
1.) Ian Gaynor Widener 44.90
2.) Michael Grajek Widener 47.17
3.) Jeffrey Hicks Widener 47.74
4.) Tom Platt Widener 48.20
5.) Jeremy Lahn Widener 48.56

Women 200 Butterfly
1.) Macawley Brown Kings 2:14.31
2.) Codi Herr Albright 2:15.67
3.) Liz O’Sullivan Widener 2:15.81
4.) Lauren Fogarty Hood 2:16.60
5.) Renee Ormond Messiah 2:19.87

Men 200 Butterfly
1.) Timothy Graham Arcadia 1:58.45
2.) Dakota Schmalz Messiah 2:01.37
3.) Josh Thomas Lycoming 2:02.89
4.) Nick Wieder Messiah 2:03.67
5.) Mitch Cain Albright 2:03.95

Women 200 Backstroke
1.) Whitney Boeckel Arcadia 2:10.10
2.) Annie Walker Widener 2:13.99
3.) Gabby Corpuz Kings 2:15.42
4.) Caitlin Magaw Messiah 2:16.61
5.) Caitlin Fay Hood 2:17.29

Men 200 Backstroke
1.) Joe Grzech Misericordia 1:56.94
2.) Eric Lam Arcadia 1:57.79
3.) Chris Gardner Hood 1:57.05
4.) Michael Grajek Widener 1:58.38
5.) Andrew Canavan Lycoming 1:59.05

Women 1650 Freestyle
1.) Amanda Osterlind Albright 10:58.95
2.) Gwen Stefan Albright 11:03.07
3.) Lauren Clune Messiah 11:06. 48
4.) Anna Pelligra Widener 11:23.13
5.) Liz Muller Albright 11:25.86

Men 1650 Freestyle
1.) Cameron Rogers Hood 10:06.50
2.) Ricky Sutton Albright 10:10.79
3.) Aaron Eckman Messiah 10:25.89
4.) Vadim Belogorodsky Widener 10:30.55
5.) Tyler Huizing Albright 10:32.00

6 Comments

6 comments

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    Michael McHugh

    The picture associated with article is Akron, who is in the Mid-American Conference, not the Middle Atlantic.

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      Thank you for bringing that to our attention, Michael. Photo has been swapped!

  2. Mark Johnson

    There’s just to many MAC’s. Middle Atlantic Conference, Mid American Conference…

  3. avatar
    Karen

    For the record, Messiah women are the MAC defending champions. Pictured is Albright, the 2013 champions.

Author: Annie Grevers

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Annie (Chandler) Grevers is a staff writer for Swimming World. She swam for the University of Arizona, winning the 100 yard breaststroke at the NCAA DI Championships as a senior in 2010. She was also a member of six NCAA Championship relays during her college career as well as a member of Arizona’s NCAA Championship title in 2008. She represented the United States at the Pan Pacific Games in 2010 and at the Pan American Games in 2011, where she won the 100 breaststroke. She is married to Matt Grevers and resides in Tucson, Arizona.

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