Shoremen Finish Third at Centennial Championships, Win Five Medals

Shoremen Finish Third at Centennial Championships, Win Five Medals

Feeley Captures Gold in 200 Backstroke

LANCASTER, Pa. — The Washington College men's swim team won five medals and broke school records in three events en route to a third-place finish among seven teams at the Centennial Conference Championships held Thursday night through this evening at Franklin & Marshall College. Freshman Andrew Feeley (Baltimore, Md./Towson) won gold in the 200 backstroke. 

2018 Centennial Conference Championships

Medal Winners
- Feeley won gold in the 200 backstroke in a school-record time of 1:51.09. He was also fifth in the 100 backstroke in 52.42 to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event and 11th in the 200 individual medley in 1:56.76 to become the Shoremen's eighth-fastest swimmer ever in that event.
- Jake Brown took bronze in the 50 freestyle in 21.01 to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He was fifth in the 100 freestyle in 46.75 after swimming a 46.47 in the preliminaries to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He placed seventh in the 200 freestyle in 1:44.01 after swimming a 1:42.99 in the preliminaries to become their fourth-fastest swimmer ever in that event.
- Teague Sauter won bronze in the 200 breaststroke in 2:07.14, bettering his own status as the Shoremen's fourth-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He was sixth in the 200 individual medley in 1:56.22 to become their sixth-fastest swimmer ever in that event and ninth in the 100 breaststroke in 58.30 to become their second-fastest swimmer ever in that event.
- Cody Weiler, Aidan Sullivan, Kevin Mackenzie, and Brown captured bronze in the 200 freestyle relay in a school-record time of 1:24.37.
- Feeley, Mackenzie, Seth Wrigley, and Weiler took the bronze in the 200 medley relay in 1:34.77.

Other Top Performers
- Leo Johnson, Sullivan, Brendan Jones, and Brown were fourth in the 800 freestyle relay in a school-record time of 6:54.26. Feeley, Mackenzie, Sullivan, and Brown were fourth in the 400 medley relay in 3:27.82. Mackenzie, Weiler, Sullivan, Sullivan, and Brown placed fourth in the 400 freestyle relay in 3:07.69.
- Johnson was fifth in the 1650 freestyle in 16:30.05, making him the Shoremen's second-fastest swimmer ever in that event. His 1000-yard split time of 9:56.14 made him the Shoremen's second-fastest 1000 freestyle swimmer ever. He placed sixth in the 500 freestyle in 4:43.87 after swimming a 4:41.69 in the preliminaries to become the Shoremen's second-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He took seventh in the 200 backstroke in 1:56.18 after swimming a 1:55.24 in the preliminaries to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He also led off the 800 freestyle relay with a 1:44.31 to become the Shoremen's fifth-fastest swimmer ever in the 200 freestyle and led off the Shoremen's "B" 400 medley relay with a 54.21 to become their eighth-fastest 100 backstroke swimmer ever.
- Sullivan placed fifth in the 200 individual medley in 1:55.00, sixth in the 200 freestyle in 1:42.72 (bettering his own time as the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event), and sixth in the 100 freestyle in 46.89.
- Mackenzie placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke in 56.95.
- Brett Edwards placed seventh in the 200 breaststroke in 2:08.37, bettering his own status as the Shoremen's fifth-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He was also eighth in the 100 breaststroke in 58.72 after swimming a 58.53 in the preliminaries to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer in the event and he placed ninth in the 400 individual medley in 4:15.09 to become the Shoremen's fifth-fastest swimmer ever in that event.
- Weiler was seventh in the 50 freestyle in 21.37, 11th in the 100 backstroke in 54.02, and 15th in the 100 freestyle in 47.77.
- Jones was seventh in the 400 individual medley in 4:13.70. He was ninth in the 500 freestyle in 4:43.10 to become the Shoremen's third-fastest swimmer ever in that event. He was also 11th in the 200 butterfly in 1:58.19.
- Wrigley placed 10th in the 100 butterfly in 52.57 and 12th in the 200 butterfly in 1:58.59.
- Dave Rovansek was 14th in the 400 individual medley in 4:26.12 and 15th in the 1650 freestyle in 17:29.59.

Notes
- The Shoremen finished with 517 points at the meet. Gettysburg won the conference championship by a wide margin with 759.5 points. Swarthmore was second with 5:43.5. Franklin & Marshall placed fourth with 502, Ursinus fifth (465), Dickinson sixth (397), and McDaniel seventh (194).  

Shoremen Gold Medal
- Andrew Feeley - 200 backstroke - 1:51.09 (School Record)

Shoremen Bronze Medals
- Jake Brown - 50 freestyle - 21.01
- Cody Weiler/Kevin Mackenize/Aidan Sullivan/Jake Brown - 200 freestyle relay - 1:24.37 (School Record)
- Andrew Feeley/Kevin Mackenzie/Seth Wrigley/Cody Weiler - 200 medley relay - 1:34.77
- Teague Sauter - 200 breaststroke - 2:07.14