PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (Dec. 9, 2016) – The USMMA men's swimming & diving team opened its dual-meet season with a neutral-site Skyline Conference victory over Old Westbury, 109-44, Friday night at St. Joseph's College of Long Island.
Individually, the Mariners picked up nine victories. Freshmen Michael Moore (Los Alamos, N.M.), Caelin Weaver (Olive Branch, Miss.) and Nolan Monahan (Stafford, Va.) all earned their first collegiate wins on the night, as Moore touched first in the 1,000 freestyle (10:14.90), Weaver won the 200 butterfly (2:04.47) and Monahan claimed first in the 200 breaststroke (2:14.71).
Senior Joshua Jepsen (San Diego, Calif.) won the 200 free in 1:51.92, classmate John Terselic (Tijera, N.M.) triumphed in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:10.40, sophomore Christopher Kahl (Solomons, Md.) touched first in the 100 free in 51.21, classmate Logan Propst (Valencia, Calif.) earned a victory in the 200 backstroke (2:14.80), junior Nick Lambson (Knoxville, Tenn.) won the 500 free in 5:24.06 and sophomore Matheus Macedo (Elk Grove, Calif.) beat out the field in the 50 free with a time of 22.74.
The Mariners' 200 medley relay team of Kahl, Terselic, sophomore Jack Olsen (Milford, N.H.) and Macedo won the first race of the night in 2:00.98 and the 200 free relay squad of Macedo, Moore, freshman Zachary Hermosillo-Deboer (Belleville, Mich.) and Kahl touched first in 1:31.45.
For the complete results from the night, click here.
Up next, Merchant Marine will travel up to Bronxville, N.Y., tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 10, for another Skyline Conference dual, this time against Sarah Lawrence College. First race is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at the Gryphons' Campbell Sports Center Pool.
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Mariners Earns Skyline Win Over Old Westbury Friday Night