Johns Hopkins Splits with TCNJ and NYU
• Scores: Johns Hopkins-186, TCNJ-76
NYU-151, Johns Hopkins-111
• Records: JHU (2-3) • TCNJ (2-3) • NYU (2-1)
• Location: New York, NY • Palladium Athletic Facility
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men’s swim team picked up 15 wins on Saturday and split a double dual meet against TCNJ and host NYU.
Quoting Coach Armstrong
• “After two grueling weeks of practice, it was a big test to go up to New York City and face two top Division III opponents. The team rose to the challenge and while we dropped the meet, the team won many of the smaller races of the meet! The efforts of our middle distance crew came through with big wins in the 100, 200 and 500 Free.”
• Hopkins opened the meet with an overall win in the 200 Medley Relay by junior Emile Kuyl, junior Peter Lazorchak, senior Mark Wilson and sophomore Brandon Fabian in 1:33.22. The team of seniors Jan Hagemeister and Michael Ashmead, freshman Nat Davenport and junior Michael Wohl took second in the race against TCNJ with a time of 1:35.84.
• Junior Erik Bostrom then won the 1000 Free against TCNJ, and took second against NYU, as he finished in 9:50.10. Freshman Riley Mears finished in third against both with a time of 9:55.85.
• Fabian then grabbed the top overall spot in the 200 Free as he beat the field to the wall in 1:40.99. Senior Kyle Otazu followed in second against NYU and third against TCNJ (1:44.17).
• Senior Peter Conzola then took second in the 100 Back as he clocked in at 52.21, while Kuyl placed third in 52.73 against TCNJ.
• Against the Lions, the Blue Jays swept the top three spots in the 100 Breast. Lazorchak led the way (58.09), followed by freshman Marcelo Lauzurique (59.56) and sophomore Jasper Van Cauwelaert (1:00.69). Lazorchak also took second against the Violets.
• Wilson then won the 200 Fly (1:55.25) against the Lions and second against the Violets. Wohl finished in third place against the Violets as he touched in 1:59.38.
• Davenport grabbed the top spot in the 50 Free in the race against TCNJ and third against NYU with a time of 21.85. Ashmead followed just five-hundredths of a second later for second and fourth, respectively.
• Next, Fabian earned his second double-win as he took the top spot in the 100 Free with a time of 46.36. Wohl finished in third against TCNJ with a time of 48.18.
• In the 200 Back, freshman Matt McGough took second against both opponents with a time of 1:55.05. Conzola meanwhile finished third in the race against NYU with a time of 1:56.64.
• Lauzurique then won the 200 Breast against TCNJ, and finished third against NYU, in 2:10.57. Van Cauwelaert (2:11.67) and freshman Noah Frassrand (2:12.38) followed in second and third.
• Otazu followed with a double-win in the 500 Free as he beat the field in 4:41.21. Bostrom placed second against TCNJ, and third against NYU, as he clocked in at 4:46.08.
• Wilson beat the Lions in the 100 Fly with his time of 51.34, while Hagemeister followed closely in second in 51.47. Wilson placed third in the event against the Violets.
• In the final individual event of the day, Frassrand grabbed first against TCNJ and second against NYU with his time of 4:11.60 in the 400 IM. Otazu took second and third, respectively, in 4:12.72. McGough finished in third against the Violets as he touched in 4:15.52.
• Hopkins ended the night with first and third-place finishes in the 200 Free Relay in the race against TNCJ. They also took second and third against NYU. Kuyl, Wilson, Ashmead and Fabian finished in 1:25.33 while Hagemeister, senior Luke Johnson, Wohl and Davenport finished in 1:27.10.
What it Means
• Hopkins slips to 1-1 all-time against NYU while improving to 12-4 against TCNJ.
• Hopkins is back in action in two weeks at the Princeton Invitational, December 1-3.