Hedquist, Petersen Pace Seahawk Men's Swimming at York Quad Meet
York, Pa. – First-years Cameron Hedquist (Gaithersburg, Md./Gaithersburg) and Thor Petersen (Germantown, Md./Northwest) each had an individual victory as the St. Mary's College of Maryland men's swim team competed at York (Pa.) College's quad meet with Dickinson College and Susquehanna University Saturday afternoon.
Hedquist kept his streak alive in the 200 freestyle event, remaining undefeated in the event as he reached the wall first in 1:48.39. Hedquist was solid in the 100 freestyle as well with a third-place finish in 49.97.
Hedquist joined forces with senior captains Nico Pinto (Lima, Peru/FDR-Winston Churchill American School) and Jackson Webb (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) as well as sophomore Billy DeBoissiere (Columbia, Md./Atholton) to lead the Seahawks to a third-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:44.43).
Petersen notched a first-place finish in the 1000 freestyle event with a time of 10:28.08, just edging his teammate as DeBoissiere came in second place in 10:28.77. Petersen picked up a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:08.79) as well as a fifth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:21.59).
Webb recorded a third-place finish in the 200 fly in 2:04.74 while DeBoissiere came in fourth in the 200 breaststroke in 2:21.13.
St. Mary's will be idle until December 4-5 when the Seahawks will compete at the annual Franklin & Marshall College Invitational in Lancaster, Pa.