For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · email@example.com
Chesterfield, Va. – First-year Andrew Scott (California, Md./Leonardtown) picked up another school record on the final day of the Yellow Jacket Invitational hosted by Randolph-Macon College. The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's swim team finished eighth in the team standings as the Seahawks wrapped up action at the Greater Richmond Aquatic Center.
St. Mary's – 8th of 9 with 489 points
How It Happened
- Scott broke the oldest standing record on Saturday as he knocked down the 11-year old mark in the 1,650 freestyle. Scott finished second in the event in 16:39.14, surpassing the record of 16:40.43 set by Joey Quase '09 on February 12, 2006.
- Scott also came in fifth in a field of 31 competitors in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:45.82 while junior Colin Cassady (Phoenix, Md./Calvert Hall) finished eighth in 1:46.36.
- Sophomore Peter Orban (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill) swam a 53.81 in the 100 backstroke which was good enough for sixth out of 29 swimmers. Orban also posted a time of 2:00.68 in the 200 backstroke for eighth.
- Cassady, Orban, first-year Nate Donoghue (Lanham, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt), and Scott swam a 7:21.90 in the 800 freestyle relay for eighth place.
- Division I Howard University (1,333.5 points) won the Invitational while Washington College (1,323.5) came in second and The Catholic University of America (1,241) finished third.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Jan. 20 vs. University of Mary Washington (3-0) – Michael P. O'Brien Aquatics Center – Capital Athletic Conference meet
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