ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s swimming team (3-8, 1-3 CAC) hosted the Salisbury University Sea Gulls (6-3, 2-2 CAC) on Saturday (Jan. 25) afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Seahawks were edged by the Sea Gulls 97-96.

St. Mary’s College – 96, Salisbury – 97

How It Happened

  • Sebastian Ludwig won the first event for the Seahawks in the 1,000 Yard Freestyle swimming a time of 10:37.66. Jack Kennedy followed in the next event by winning the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:50.51. 
  • In event 16, Peter Orban captured a first-place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 53.06. Next, Ludwig recorded his second victory of the afternoon when he won the 500 Yard Freestyle, swimming a time of 5:01.36. The Seahawks finished the meet strong by tallying a first-place finish in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay. The team of OrbanLudwingAnri Cifuentes Robinson, and Nate Donoghue swam a time of 1:32.26 for the victory. 
  • Other notable Seahawk finishes came from Michael Zappia (3rd – 1,000 Yard Freestyle), Donoghue (2nd – 200 Yard Freestyle), Ryan Akhavan (2nd – 200 Yard IM, 2nd – 100 Yard Butterfly), Andrew March (3rd – 200 Yard IM, 3rd – 100 Yard Breaststroke), Cifuentes Robinson (3rd – 100 Yard Butterfly, 2nd – 100 Yard Breaststroke), Jacob Rosenzweig-Stein (3rd – 100 Yard Freestyle), and Kennedy (2nd – 500 Yard Freestyle).

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Feb. 12-15 vs. CAC Championships | MPOBARC Arena

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