(Gettysburg, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's swim team had some strong races on the first day of the Gettysburg Invitational on Friday night. The Red Devils are currently third in the team standings.
Gettysburg holds the top spot with 409 points to lead Mary Washington (323) and Dickinson (260), with Susquehanna in fourth (217).
First-year Logan Cort (Brookeville, Md./Mercersburg) had a great start, touching the wall second in the 1650-yard freestyle. He added a seventh-place finish with the 400-free relay. The Red Devils had four swimmers in the top-10 as James Cummings (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug), Donovan Tubbs (San Antonio, Texas/Ronald Reagan) and Tommy Dunn (Pottstown, Pa./The Hill School) placed sixth, ninth and 10th, respectively.
Will Freeman (Haddonfield, N.J./Pennington School) placed sixth in the 200-backstroke (2:00.53) and finished sixth in the medley and free relay events. Ben Shapiro (Wynnewood, Pa./Friends' Central) and Cameron McConagha (Broadlands, Va./Briar Woods) placed fifth and 10th in the breaststroke.
First-years Damon St. Prix (Barbados/Peddie School, N.J.) and Ben Shoul (Hanover, Pa./Southwestern) were 10th and 11th in the 100-freestyle and both placed sixth with the 400-relay. Shoul joined the medley relay as well.
Senior Kiernan Jordan (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) was second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:55.42 adding a sixth-place finish in the 200-medley relay and seventh in the 400-free relay. Tyler Catania (Spotswood, N.J./St. Joseph) was eighth in the 200-butterfly.
The Red Devils return tomorrow as competition continues with sessions at 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on Saturday.