Eagles Swim Past MMA With Last Event Victory for First Undefeated Dual Meet Record in Men's Program History, 106-103

Eagles Swim Past MMA With Last Event Victory for First Undefeated Dual Meet Record in Men's Program History, 106-103

BANGOR, Maine - The Husson University men's swimming & diving team defeated Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), 106-103 at Webber Pool on Wednesday night. The senior day victory caps off the first-ever undefeated dual meet record (5-0) in program history.

Husson recognized one senior prior to the meet for their accomplishments with the Husson University men's swimming & diving program: Alex Miles.

THE RUNDOWN:

  • The quartet of Tom Cote, Dan Egan, Joe Vail, and Steven Johnston was just out touched by MMA by .11 hundreths of a second to finish as the runner-up in the 200 Medley Relay with a new school record time of 1:48.86. The previous school record of 1:50.10 was set on October 20, 2018 by Johnston, Vail, Calen Lecrone and Egan.
  • Vail won the 50 Back (28.76) and finished second in the 500 Free (5:37.38).
  • Jordan McCoy placed second in the 50 Back (31.67) and third in the 50 Fly (28.82).
  • Adam Colter took third in the 50 Back (33.60) and the 500 Free (6:05.23), and placed second in the 50 Free (26.95).
  • Egan won the 50 Breast (32.00), finished second in the 100 Back (1:11.75)
  • Johnston won the 100 Fly with a new school record time of 57.37 to become the first swimmer in program history to break the one minute mark in this event and won the 100 IM (58.87) to become the first swimmer to record a undeated dual meet record, joining diver Tim Smith '15 in this exclusive club.
  • Cote finished second in the 100 Fly (1:02.63) and won the 50 Fly (26.91).
  • Miles placed third in the 50 Free (27.20), and took second in the 100 Free (59.33) and the 100 Breast (1:30.57).
  • Gerard Arias Huerta was fourth in the 50 Free with a career best 28.97 and in the 100 Free (1.09.68).
  • Riley Saunders swam exhibition in the 50 Free (28.01) and the 100 Free (1:03.64).
  • Johnston, Egan, Cote and Vail swam together to win the 200 Free Relay with their second relay school record of meet of 1:35.57. The previous record of 1:36.28 was held by James Nealey, Grant Gerber, Dan Tremblay and Lou DeLima III for five years.
  • Saunders, McCoy, Arias Huerta, Colter added the insurance points by finishing third in the 200 Free Relay with a time of 1:49.69.

NEXT!

The Eagles will return to the pool on Firday, February 1st for day one of the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship, hosted by Simmons College in Boston, Mass. The first day of competition begins at 6:30 p.m.