Johns Hopkins Earns Bronze at Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship
Feb. 18, 2012
Senior Matt Watson placed 12th in the 1650 Free, touching in a career-best time of 16:41.76. Freshman Dylan Davis then finished fourth in the 200 Back, clocking in with a time of 1:49.81. In the B Final, sophomore David Woodford placed third (11th overall) with a time of 1:52.28. Sophomore Joe Acquaviva followed in fourth in 1:53.76, while freshman Ryan Cunningham finished in seventh with a time of 1:54.50.
Sophomore Tyler Woods just missed out on a podium finish in the 100 Free, placing fourth with a time of 45.37, the 10th fastest time in program history. He finished just six-hundredths of a second behind Queens' Joe Skuba. In the B Final, senior Eddy Zandee placed second (10th overall) with a time of 46.21. Sophomore Will Kimball finished in fourth with a time of 46.44. And in the C Final, sophomore Ben Tillar placed second (18th overall) in 46.96.
Sophomore Alex Polyak took home silver in the 200 Breast as he touched in 2:04.81 - an NCAA provisional time. Senior Tim Nam claimed bronze as he clocked in at 2:06.54, also a provisional time. Senior Markus Kowalsky finished fifth in the B Final, finishing in 2:13.13. In the 200 Fly, junior Nick Schmidt finished in fourth with a provisional time of 1:52.48. Freshman Gregory Kogut took fifth place with a time of 1:54.02. Davis took third in the C Final, touching in 1:57.24. Hopkins closed out the championship with a bronze medal in the 400 Free Relay. Woods, Kimball, Zandee and junior Carter Gisriel swam a time of 3:02.06. It is the fifth fastest time in school history and a provisional time. Woods split of 45.36 is the ninth fastest in school history.
Hopkins will return to the pool at the 2012 NCAA Championship, March 21-24 in Indianapolis, IN.
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