Men's Swimming Sets Three School Records on Saturday

Men's Swimming Sets Three School Records on Saturday

(Gettysburg, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's swim team had record-setting day at the Centennial Conference Championships. The Red Devils set a school record in the prelims and added two more school marks in the final session on Saturday night.

First-year Damon St. Prix (Barbados/Peddie School, N.J.) broke the school record in the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:42.71 and then broke it again to place fifth in the final with a mark of 1:42.70.

Will Freeman (Haddonfield, N.J./Pennington School) clocked a time of 4:04.76 to set a new mark in the 400-Individual medley, capturing bronze in the final.

Graham Novitch (Scarsdale, N.Y./Scarsdale) placed eighth in the 100-butterfly (51.77) while Ben Shapiro (Wynnewood, Pa./Friends' Central) scored in the B-final placing ninth with Kiernan Jordan (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) placing 11th.

Novitch was eighth in the 100-backstroke with Pauli earning points in the B-final, finishing 12th overall.

Dickinson placed sixth in the 200-free relay with a time of 1:27.98. Shapiro and St. Prix led-off with first-year Alex Valverde (West Chester, Pa./Rustin) and junior Riccardo Millar (Narberth, Pa./Lower Merion) swimming the third and anchor legs.

The Red Devils are currently fifth in the team standings. Competition concludes with morning and evening sessions on Sunday.