Emmitsburg, Md. (January 26, 2019) – The Mount St. Mary's men's swimming & diving team broke four school records on Saturday, but fell to La Salle by a 134-73 margin.
John Wilson was responsible for setting a pair of new records in the 100 breast and 200 IM. The sophomore won the 100 breast with a time of 1:05.69, eclipsing his own school record of 1:06.65 set earlier this season. Wilson also set a new mark in the 200 IM (2:12.42), besting out Will Twizell's previous record of 2:13.56.
In the 50 free, Peter Jones raced to a time of 24.26 to take second place and break his own record of 24.68, which was set earlier this season.
The final school record to fall on Saturday came in the 400 medley relay. The squad of Ryan Griffiths, Twizell, Ryan Carroll and Andrew Jones clocked in at 3:57.72 to beat out the previous record by nearly two seconds. The time was good for a second-place finish in the event.
Ian Schirra posted a second-place finish in the 100 breast (1:09.35), Twizell took second in the 100 back (59.75), and Carroll claimed second in the 100 fly (59.31) for the team's other top finishes of the day.
The Mountaineers close out regular season competition with a dual meet at Loyola on February 2 at 1 p.m.