Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Men’s Swimming Drops Saturday Meet at Catholic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s swimming team (1-6) traveled to Catholic University to take on the Cardinals (4-1) on Saturday (Dec. 7) afternoon. The Seahawks fell to the Cardinals 168-89.

St. Mary’s College – 89, Catholic – 168

How It Happened

  • Sebastian Ludwigcaptured the first victory for the Seahawks when he swam a time of 10:52.42 in the 1,000 Yard Freestyle.
  • Peter Orbanwon the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 54.32. Next,Ryan Akhavanrecorded a first-place finish in the 200 Yard Butterfly with a time of 2:02.97.
  • Orbanearned another first-place finish when he won the 200 Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:59.78.
  • Other notable Seahawk finishes included:Nate Donoghue(3rd – 200 Yard Freestyle, 2nd – 100 Yard Freestyle, 3rd – 100 Yard Butterfly),Andrew March(3rd – 1:07.35, 2nd – 200 Yard Breaststroke, 3rd – 200 Yard IM),Anri Cifuentes Robinson(3rd – 50 Yard Freestyle),Jack Kennedy(3rd – 100 Yard Freestyle),Jacob Rosenzweig-Stein(3rd – 200 Yard Breaststroke),Ludwig(2nd – 500 Yard Freestyle), andAkhavan(2nd – 100 Yard Butterfly).

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 4 at Washington & Lee | 1:00 p.m.

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