Brooks wins three times

Brad Brooks  2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Brad Brooks 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Swarthmore won six of the 11 events to defeat McDaniel 61-34 in the Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming opener for both teams on Saturday.

Brad Brooks (Newark, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) won three times for the Green Terror (0-1, 0-1 CC) while Justin Allen (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run) added a victory in his debut.

Four different swimmers won twice for the Garnet (2-0, 1-0 CC), who took both relays to bookend the victory.

Brooks touched first in three individual events, taking the 1000 (9:42.33) and 200 (1:47.27) freestyle races back-to-back as well as later capturing the 100 freestyle with a time of 48.37 seconds.

Allen won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:00.83 to rank third on the program's all-time list.

Stevie Hoyt (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) won the 200 IM with a time of 2:03.60.

Liam Fitzstevens, Stan Le, John Flaherty and Samuel Tomlinson combined to swim a time of 1:41.68 in the 200 medley relay while Max Krackow and Stephen Sekula joined Tomlinson and Andrew Steele to win the 200 free relay with a time of 1:31.54.

Fitzstevens added an individual win the 100 backstroke (55.14) while Steele touched first in the 50 free (22.81). Flaherty rounded out the double winners with a victory in the 100 butterfly (55.71).

Lincoln Harris won the 500 freestyle in a time of 5:10.16.

Hoyt was also second in the 100 butterfly for McDaniel with a time of 55.90 seconds.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Gettysburg on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Meet time is 7 p.m.

Swarthmore 61, McDaniel 34

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Swarthmore A (Liam Fitzstevens, Stan Le, John Flaherty, Samuel Tomlinson) 1:41.68; 1000 Freestyle – Brad Brooks (M) 9:42.33; 200 Freestyle –Brooks (M) 1:47.27; 50 Freestyle – Andrew Steele (S) 22.81; 200 IM – Stevie Hoyt (M) 2:03.60; 100 Butterfly – Flaherty (S) 55.71; 100 Freestyle – Brooks (M) 48.37; 100 Backstroke – Fitzstevens (S) 55.14; 500 Freestyle – Lincoln Harris (S) 5:10.16; 100 Breaststroke – Justin Allen (S) 1:00.83; 200 Freestyle Relay – Swarthmore A (Max Krackow, Stephen Sekula, Tomlinson, Steele) 1:31.54.