Hopkins Breaks a Pair of Pool Records in Wins over UMW and F&M
Johns Hopkins-186.5, Mary Washington-72.5
Johns Hopkins-193.5, Franklin & Marshall-65.5
• Records: JHU (5-1) • UMW (4-1) • FM (1-3)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • Newton White Aquatic Center
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men’s swim team dominated its first home meet of the season, grabbing a total of 27 wins en route to topping Mary Washington and Franklin & Marshall Friday night. The Blue Jays beat the Eagles 186.5-72.5 and defeated the Diplomats, 193.5-65.5.
• Johns Hopkins opened the night with a pair of record-breaking wins in the 200 Medley Relay and 1000 Free. The relay team of junior Peter Conzola, senior Evan Holder and juniors Mark Wilson and Michael Ashmead won with a time of 1:13.17. They won the relay by 6.83 seconds and also posted an NCAA provisional time.
• Senior Andy Greenhalgh followed with a win the 1000 Free, as he beat the field by more than 49 seconds. His time of 9:20.13 broke his own pool record and is the fifth fastest time in program history.
• Sophomore Michael Wohl and junior Davis Knox then combined to go one-two in the 200 Free. Wohl grabbed the win with a time of 1:46.45, with Knox following in 1:47.24.
• Juniors Jan Hagemeister and Austin Wilson turned the same trick in the 100 Back. Hagemeister touched first with a time of 52.87 while Wilson finished in 55.43.
• The Blue Jays did one better in the 100 Breast as they swept the top three spots. Junior Kyle Otazu led the way with a time of 1:00.32, followed by senior Bryan Pon (1:01.37) and freshman Vincent Hou (1:01.67).
• Sophomore Erik Bostrom grabbed the top spot in the 200 Fly as he touched in 1:56.09 to win by 4.58 seconds against Mary Washington. Junior Ronan Corgel took second against F&M and third against Mary Washington with a time of 2:04.28.
• The Blue Jays swept the top three spots in the 50 Free against the Diplomats while taking second and third against the Eagles. Senior Patrick Flynn led the Jays with a time of 22.54, followed by freshmen Reid Cagir (22.58) and Cole Clampffer (22.78).
• Austin Wilson followed with a win in the 100 Free as he finished in 48.70. Sophomore Peter Lazorchak then took third against Mary Washington with a time of 50.08.
• The 200 Back saw the Blue Jays take first through third against the Eagles and first and second versus the Dips. Sophomore Emile Kuyl earned the win as he clocked in at 1:57.53. Senior Scott Sterrett took second in 2:01.82 and freshman Conor Beil placed third in 2:03.52.
• Hopkins turned in another one-two-three sweep in the 200 Breast. Junior Colby Yu led the contingent of Jays with a winning time of 2:12.64. Hou took second in 2:14.15, beating out Pon by half a second.
• Hopkins did the same in the 500 Free against Franklin & Marshall while claiming first and second against Mary Washington. Sophomore John Chu took home the win as he touched in 4:48.46 with freshman Ali Aly following closely in second (4:48.64). Freshman Matthew Garza took third against the Dips with a time of 5:01.35.
• Freshman Raph Bechtold and Conzola followed with a one-two finish in the 100 Fly. Bechtold took the top spot with a time of 51.77, while Conzola touched in 52.25.
• In the final individual event of the night, the Blue Jays once again took the top two spots. Bostrom grabbed his second win, finishing first in the 200 IM with a career-best time of 1:58.07. Wohl finished in second place as he clocked in at 2:03.11.
• Hopkins ended the night with a win in the 200 Free Relay. The team of Ashmead, senior Jeremy Bauchwitz, junior Mark Wilson and senior Evan Holder won the relay by more than five seconds and finished in 1:23.33.
• Hopkins broke a pair of pool records, taking down marks in the 200 Medley Relay and 1000 Free. The relay bested the record by 2.02 seconds with a time of 1:31.17.
• In the second event, senior Andy Greenhalgh topped his own mark in the 1000 Free by 3.89 seconds, finishing with a time of 9:20.13.
What it Means
• Johns Hopkins is now 11-0 all-time against Mary Washington and 46-3 against Franklin & Marshall. The Blue Jays have won 46 straight in the series with the Diplomats.
• Johns Hopkins returns to action the first week of December. Hopkins will compete at both the Total Performance Sports Invitational in Gambier, OH and the Gettysburg Invitational.