More Records, More Titles for Red Devil Men
(Lancaster, Pa.) – Dickinson junior Jason Adams (Kingston, Jamaica/Kent School, Conn.) had another outstanding day at the Centennial Conference Championships, setting another conference, meet and school record. Adams touched the wall in 48.64 to capture the title in the 100 butterfly.
Adams claimed his third consecutive conference title in the 100 backstroke, clocking a time of 49.56. He added a third win on Saturday, swimming the lead leg of the 200 medley relay (1:34.38).
First-year Theo Hubbard (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) joined the medley relay and added All-Conference honors in the 400 individual medley. Hubbard finished second, setting a school record with a time of 4:06.87. He led-off the 800 free relay, putting the Devils on record pace as they broke the school mark by five-hundredths of the second with a time of 7:09.29, placing fifth in the event.
Sophomore Chris Miles (Hartford, Conn./Kingswood Oxford) swam to fourth place in the 400 backstroke and was part of the 800 relay. First-year Alan Karickhoff (Willoughby, Ohio/Hawken School) and senior Zach Yocum (Lebanon, Pa./Cedar Crest) swam the last two legs of the 800 relay. Yocum also anchored the 200 medley, claiming his third straight title in that event.
Senior Ed Barnard (Springfield, Pa./Haverford School) earned two All-Conference honors on Saturday night. He joined the medley relay for the second straight year and placed second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 58.67.
The Red Devils are currently in third place in the team standings, 24 points behind Ursinus (393-369). Gettysburg leads in the team scoring with 532 points. Competition concludes on Sunday night.
Men's Team Scoring (Day Two)
1. Gettysburg College (532)
2. Ursinus College (393)
3. Dickinson College (369)
4. Franklin & Marshall (343.5)
5. Washington College (272.5)
6. Swarthmore College (238.5)
7. McDaniel College (168.5)