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Pac tallies four victories in win

Jose Pac (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Jose Pac (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (1-4) 130, Hood (1-6) 98
What:
Non-conference men's swimming meet
When:
Saturday, Dec. 1
Where: Frederick, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won nine events to top Hood, 130-98.

THE LEADERS
Jose Pac (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala/International American School) touched first in the 50 free (22.01), 200 free (1:47.75) and 100 IM (55.13).
Paul Van Nevel (Boyds, Md./Poolesville) won the 100 back (57.06) and 50 back (25.54).
• Grayson Blanchard (Germantown, Md./Seneca Valley) won the 100 fly (55.08) and 50 fly (24.09).
• The 200 medley relay of VanNevel, Zach Kiick (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg Area), Blanchard and Pac also won with a time of 1:40.38.
• Kiick, Mitchell Clokey (Arnold, Md./Severna Park), Sam Simacek (Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus) and Blanchard also combined to win the 200 free relay (1:32.79).

FOR THE FOES
• Max Ridel won the 500 free (5:08.04).
• Gaby Paese-Hernandez won the 100 breaststroke (1:00.65), 200 IM (2:01.66) and 50 breaststroke (28.81).

THE REST OF THE STORY
Michael Brant (Wilmington, Del./Cab Calloway School of the Arts) was second in the 500 free (5:12.26) and 50 fly (26.09).
• Paul Van Nevel was second in the 200 IM (2:02.42).
Zach Kiick was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.53).
Sam Simacek was second in the 100 IM (1:02.11) and third in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.39) and 200 IM (2:19.18).
Mitchell Clokey placed third in the 50 free (23.77), 200 free (2:03.36) and 50 breaststroke (33.25)

THE INSIDE STORY
Michael Brant swam a personal-best time of 5:12.26 in the 500 free.
Zach Kiick swam a personal-best time of 1:05.33 in the 100 breast.
• Mitchell Clokey posted a personal-best time of 23.77 in the 50 free.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Salisbury on Sunday, Jan. 6. Meet time is 1 p.m.

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