Men's Swimming Takes Charge Early in 108-79 Win

Photo by C McGuire
Photo by C McGuire

(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's swim team made a strong showing in the early events and went on to post a 108-79 victory over visiting Cabrini University on Friday night.

The Red Devils went one-two in the 200-medley relay and swept the top three spots in the 1000-freestyle to take an early lead.

Senior Ben Shapiro (Wynnewood, Pa./Friends Central) was a triple-winner on the night, anchoring the winning relay and capturing the 50 and 100-freestyle events with times of 22.03 and 48.80. Graham Novitch (Scarsdale, N.Y./Scarsdale) led-off the relay and finished just behind Shapiro in the 50-free. He added a strong performance in the 100-freestyle as well, swimming exhibition in that event.

Junior Will Freeman (Haddonfield, N.J./The Pennington School) had a strong showing in the 100-breaststroke and added wins in the 200-Individual medley and with the medley relay. Cameron McConagha (Broadlands, Va./Briar Woods) joined Freeman on the relay and in exhibition in the breaststroke while placing second in the individual medley. Liam Pauli (Delran, N.J./Delran) was third in the IM.

The Red Devils had a one-two-three finish in the 1000-yard freestyle with Logan Cort (Brookeville, Md./Mercersburg) claiming the top spot (10:20.95), just ahead of James Cummings (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug) while Donovan Tubbs (San Antonio, Texas/Ronald Reagan) finished third.

Cort came right back after the 1000 to win the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:48.57 and had a solid performance in the 500-freestyle.

Senior Kiernan Jordan (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) claimed two events, winning the 100-yard butterfly (53.72) and swimming the third leg of the winning medley relay. John Crafa (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) and Dylan Gilhooly (Darien, Conn./Darien) came in second and third in the butterfly.

The Red Devils improve to 5-2 on the season. Sunday's Centennial Conference match-up at McDaniel College has been postponed to Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.