MIDDLE ATLANTIC CONFERENCE (MAC) – MEN AND WOMEN
- Dates: Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16, 2020
- Location/Host: Graham Aquatic Center – York, PA
- Defending Champion: Messiah women (6x); Albright men (3x)
- Live Results: Available here
- Live Video: Available here
- Championship Central
Courtesy: Middle Atlantic Conference
YORK, Pa. (Swimming) – The first day of the 2020 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Men’s and Women’s Swimming Championships were completed on Thursday at the Graham Aquatic Center. The men’s and women’s 500-yard freestyle records were both broken.
Through four events, Stevens currently leads the men’s standings with 349.5 points. Albright is in second with 255 points, Arcadia is in third with 209 points, Messiah is in fourth with 190 points and Widener is in fifth with 174 points.
Misericordia leads the women’s standings with 294 points. Stevens is in second with 257 points, Arcadia is third with 252 points, Messiah is fourth with 204 points, and Widener is fifth with 172 points.
For full standings, view the result link at the top of the story.
King’s Jared Stephan won gold while breaking both the MAC overall and championship record time of 4:38.35 set in 2015 with a new record time of 4:35.69. Albright’s Teag Culver took silver with a time of 4:38.67, and Stevens’ Daniel Rosenberg won bronze with a time of 4:40.83.
Stevens’ Isabella Fairman won gold while breaking both the MAC overall (5:03.15) and championship (5:04.37) times with a new time of 5:02.81. The previous championship record was held since 1991, while the previous overall record was her own. Stevens’ Samantha Zdesar took silver with a time of 5:05.44, and Arcadia’s Megan Hupp won bronze with a time of 5:07.92.
200-YARD INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
Arcadia’s TJ Dalton wins gold for the second-straight season, this year with a time of 1:54.09. Stevens’ Theodore Jagodits took silver with a time of 1:55.34, and teammate Tyler Zanki won bronze with a time of 1:55.84.
Widener’s Jill Bujanowski won gold for the second time in the event, this year with a time of 2:08.25. Stevenson’s Melanie Milam took silver with a time of 2:09.20, and Misericordia’s Grace Nikolski won bronze with a time of 2:11.22.
Stevens’ Kurt Von Autenreid won gold with a time of 20.93 seconds. The Ducks’ Michael Shusta won silver with a time of 21.50 seconds, and Widener’s Martin Bohdan took bronze with a time of 21.31 seconds.
Stevens’ Isabelle Rivera won gold with a time of 23.87 seconds, just off the conference record time of 23.57 seconds. Misericordia’s Camryn Hubric took silver with a time of 24.36 seconds, and Lycoming’s Cara Zortman won bronze with a time of 24.67 seconds.
200-YARD MEDLEY RELAY
Stevens’ Chaitha Dasari, Tyler Zanki, Blake Holland and Jonas Lackey won gold with a time of 1:33.61. Albright finished in second with a time of 1:34.23, and Messiah took third with a time of 1:34.93.
Misericordia’s Victoria Wrobleski, Mary-T Nikolski, Kaitlyn Weatherby and Camryn Hubric won gold with a time of 1:49.21. Stevens took silver with a time of 1:49.32, and Messiah won bronze with a time of 1:51.36.