St. Mary's Men's Swimming Takes on Washington College

Ryan Akhavan '20 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Ryan Akhavan '20 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Chestertown, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's swim team faced Washington College Friday night in a non-conference dual meet. St. Mary's (2-4) dropped a 153-52 decision to Washington College (3-3).

St. Mary's 52, Washington College 153

How It Happened

  • Senior captain Kieran Broder (Olney, Md./Georgetown Prep) captured the lone first-place finish for the Seahawks by winning the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:03.11. Broder added a fourth-place finish in the 200 individual medley as well in 2:10.54.
  • The 200 medley relay team of sophomore Peter Orban (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill), Broder, sophomore Ryan Akhavan (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) and junior Colin Cassady (Phoenix, Md./Calvert Hall) swam a time of 1:42.76 and finished just over two seconds behind Washington College's 'A' relay team.
  • First-year Andrew Scott (California, Md./Leonardtown) took home two second-place finishes as Scott swam a 10:06.48 in the 1,000 freestyle and a 4:55.64 in the 500 freestyle, just missing top honors by 27-hundredths of a second.
  • Cassady also took home a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.00 as he was edged out of first-place by 48-hundredths of a second. He also claimed a third-place finish in the 50 freestyle in 22.45.
  • Orban joined in with a second-place finish as well in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.29, falling shy of first-place 49-hundredths of a second.
  • The Seahawks placed third in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:33.98 behind the efforts of Akhavan, junior Reed Rhoads (Westminster, Md./Winter Mills), Scott, and first-year Nate Donoghue (Lanham, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt).
  • Donoghue paced St. Mary's in the 200 freestyle with a fourth-place finish in 1:54.17 while Akhavan landed fourth in the 100 butterfly in 57.31.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Nov. 18 at McDaniel College (0-2) – Westminster, Md. – 1:00 p.m. 

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