Peter Orban '20 | Photo Credit: Gus Mohlhenrich

Seahawks Finish Third in CAC Championships, Orban Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s swimming team (3-8, 1-3 CAC) finished competition at the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Championships on Saturday (Feb. 15). The Seahawks finished third with a total of 386 points and Peter Orban was named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

  • Mary Washington – 1,097
  • York – 625
  • St. Mary’s College – 386
  • Salisbury – 382
  • Southern Virginia – 370

How It Happened

  • Anri Cifuentes Robinson started the final session with a runner-up finish in the consolation final of the 100 Yard IM with a time of 57.12. Next, Sebastian Ludwig captured a runner-up finish in the championship final of the 1,650 Yard Freestyle with a time of 16:52.97. 
  • In event 30, Orban notched a third-place finish in the 200 Yard Backstroke, swimming a time of 1:54.16. Jack Kennedy tallied a runner-up finish in the consolation final of the 200 Yard Backstroke.
  • Nate Donoghue recorded a runner-up finish in the consolation final of the 100 Yard Freestyle with a time of 48.76. Next, Andrew March recorded a sixth-place finish in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:16.17.
  • Ryan Akhavan tallied a runner-up finish in the championship final of the 200 Yard Butterfly with a time of 1:57.37. The Seahawks concluded the conference championship with a fifth-place finish in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay. The team of OrbanAkhavanKennedy, and Donoghue finished with a time of 3:14.89

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • This concludes the 2019-20 season Seahawk swimming season.

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