Lancaster, Md. (November 18, 2017) – The Mount St. Mary's University men's swimming & diving team remained in fourth place following the second day of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Saturday. Will Twizell paced the Mountaineers with a pair of top-two finishes on the day.
Twizell claimed first place in the 400 IM with a time of 4:01.47, while Ethan Pham finished ninth in the event in 4:18.93. Twizell also registered second place in the 200 breast as the Mount took spots 2-4 in the event. Twizell's time of 2:05.06 was good for second-best, while John Wilson finished third (2:08.33) and Aidan McCormick swam to a fourth-place showing (2:09.80).
John Mata posted the Mount's top finishes in a pair of events on day two, led by his fourth place showing in the 100 back in 53.48. Mata also placed 12th in the 100 fly with a time of 52.62.
Brock Cudahy posted the top times in two events for the Mountaineers. The sophomore clocked in at 21.77 in the 50 free to take sixth place, and finished eighth in the 200 free with a time of 1:45.45.
The Mount's relay teams took fourth place in both races on Saturday. Cudahy, Wilson, Carroll and Twizell finished the 800 free relay in 7:04.73, and the relay squad of Mata, McCormick, Thomas de Xavier and John Wilson clocked in at 1:35.90 in the 200 medley relay.
Mount St. Mary's sits in fourth place with 258 team points. Delaware remains in first place with 397 points, while Washington & Lee (324) and Franklin & Marshall (310) round out the top three.
The Mount closes out the F&M Invitational with day three tomorrow (Nov. 19). Prelims begin at 10 a.m. and finals heats are set for 5 p.m.