Men's Swimming Remains Second at Championships

Men's Swimming Remains Second at Championships

GERMANTOWN, Md. – After day two of the Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championships, the Susquehanna men's team holds onto second place. USMMA stands in first with 700 while SU has 370.5 points.

In the first event of the evening session, the 200 medley relay team of David Miller (Ithaca, N.Y./Ithaca), Danny Csakai (Bethlehem, Pa./Freedom), Eric Lawrence (Bethlehem, Pa./Freedom) and Duncan Frazier (Montgomery, Pa./Williamsport Area) placed third with a time of 1:35.92.

Lawrence went on to earn second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:07.73,  breaking the previous school record of 4:12.27.

In the 100 butterfly, Jourdan Stewart (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) touched the wall in 51.83 to take third and set a school record, as well.

Miller was SU's top finisher in the 200 free, placing fourth with a career-best time of 1:44.44. Just behind him in fifth was Bill Crumine (Beaver, Pa./Beaver Area) in 1:45.54, also a PR.

In the 100 breaststroke, Csakai's time of 58.28 placed him fourth with Sam Calhoun (Bloomsburg, Pa./Bloomsburg) in ninth (59.38).

Meanwhile, in the 100 backstroke, Jack Olson (Sparta, N.J./Lenape Valley Regional) placed fifth after touching the wall in 54.13 (a PR) and Basil Mokhallalati (Glenmoore, Pa./Owen J. Roberts) was eighth (55.48 – a PR).

In the 800 free relay – the final event of the evening – Susquehanna claimed first with a program-record time of 7:01.19 behind swims from Stewart, Csakai, Crumrine and Miller.

The third and final day of the championships gets underway at 10 a.m. on Sunday.