Mount Men’s Swimming & Diving Topped by Loyola

Mount Men’s Swimming & Diving Topped by Loyola


Baltimore, Md. (February 2, 2019) – The Mount St. Mary's men's swimming & diving team was topped by Loyola, 149-89, on Saturday at Mangione Pool in the team's final action before postseason competition.

The Mountaineers won three events on the afternoon, highlighted by a victory in the 50 fly from Ryan Carroll in a time of 23.21. Peter Jones posted the team's other win in individual events, taking the top spot in the 100 IM with a time of 53.86.

In the 200 free relay, the Mount's top team of Will Twizell, Andrew Jones, Brock Cudahy and Carroll combined for a time of 1:28.60 to earn a first-place finish.

The Mountaineers also tallied four second-place finishes in individual events at the meet. John Wilson posted a pair of second-place showings in the 50 breast (26.68) and 100 IM (54.43). Nicholas Starvaggi placed second in the 1000 free (10:39.40), and Andrew Jones took second in the 100 free (49.29).

In the 200 medley relay, Jonathan Mata, Twizell, Carroll and Peter Jones raced to second place with a time of 1:34.26.

The Mountaineers will be in postseason competition at the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Championships on February 20-23 at the Liberty Natatorium on the campus of Liberty University.