Allen wins twice

Justin Allen (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Justin Allen (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Justin Allen (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run) won twice to lead McDaniel at Washington (Md.) in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Saturday.

Scoring:

  • The Shoremen (4-5, 2-4 CC) defeated the Green Terror (3-7-1, 0-6 CC), 113-86

Head of the Class: The following athletes won multiple events at the meet:

  • Individually, Justin Allen won the 100 breaststroke (59.43). He was also part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:38.04).
  • Individually, Paul Van Nevel (Gaithersburg, Md./Poolesville) won the 100 backstroke (53.67). He was also part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:38.04).

Striking Gold: The following athletes won a single event at the meet:

Precious Metal: The following athletes finished second or third in an event at the meet:

  • Brandon Loehmer finished second in the 1000 free (10:38.08).
  • Andrew Gottfried finished second in the 100 butterfly (54.56). He was also third in the 200 free (1:50.80).
  • Adam Halmy finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.90). He was also third in the 50 free (23.36).
  • Paul Van Nevel finished third in the 200 IM (2:01.89).
  • Grayson Blanchard finished third in the 100 free (50.10).

Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a season-best performance at the meet:

Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:

  • Andrew Gottfried now ranks seventh in the 100 butterfly (54.56).
  • The 200 medley relay (Van Nevel, Allen, Blanchard, Halmy) time of 1:38.04 ranks third all-time.

For the Foes: The following Washington athletes won events at the meet:

  • Patrick Elliott won the 200 free (1:46.48) and 500 free (4:53.99).
  • Brendan Jones won the 1000 free (10:20.97).
  • Cody Weiler won the 50 free (21.61).
  • Aiden Sullivan won the 200 IM (1:59.84).
  • Tyler Cummings won the 100 butterfly (53.74).
  • Kevin Mackenzie won the 100 free (48.17).

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Franklin & Marshall on Friday through Sunday, Feb. 17-19. Action begins at 12 p.m. on Friday and resumes at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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