LANCASTER, Pa. – First-year Luke Schwenk (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) picked up his second Atlantic East Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week award while sophomore Anna Kidd (Arbutus, Md./Mount de Sales) was named to the Atlantic East Women’s Swimming Weekly Honor Roll as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.

Luke Schwenk (l.) and Anna Kidd swimming vs. Mary Washington (11.12.21) Credit: Bill Wood / St. Mary's College of Maryland

Schwenk set a Salisbury University Maggs Pool record in the 50 short course meter backstroke with a time of 26.95, shaving off 1.48 seconds from the previous mark of 28.43 set by York College of Pennsylvania’s Greg Williams in 2019. He also paced the Seahawks with a pair of individual wins as he captured the 100 backstroke in 59.62 before claiming top honors in the 50 freestyle in 24.58.

Additionally, Schwenk was the lead on the winning 200 short course meter medley relay before anchoring the victorious 200 short course meter freestyle relay as the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s swim team wrapped up their regular season with a tough 141-76 loss at Salisbury on January 22.

Kidd earned Honor Roll recognition after pacing the Seahawks with three individual wins. Her three victories came in the 200 freestyle (2:16.21), the 100 freestyle (1:02.13), and the 200-individual medley (2:34.32) before anchoring the winning 200 freestyle relay

St. Mary’s College will be back in action on Feb. 11-13 at the 2022 Atlantic East Conference Men’s and Swimming Championships. The Seahawks will serve as the hosts and the championships will be held at the Aquatics Center at the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center.

2021-22 Atlantic East Conference Men’s Swimmers of the Week

  • Oct. 26 – Tommy Ronayne, Cabrini, So.
  • Nov. 1 – Mac Granto, Cabrini, Sr.
  • Nov. 8 – Ben Sealts, Gallaudet, Sr.
  • Nov. 15 – Ben Sealts, Gallaudet, Sr.
  • Nov. 22 – Tommy Ronayne, Cabrini, So.
  • Dec. 6 – Luke Schwenk, St. Mary’s College, Fy.
  • Jan. 17 – Dylan Prophet, Marymount (Va.), So.
  • Jan. 24 – Luke Schwenk, St. Mary’s College, Fy.

2021-22 Atlantic East Conference Women’s Swimming Honor Roll

  • Oct. 26 – Sabrina Zieger, Marywood, Fy.
  • Nov. 1 – Leila McCloskey, St. Mary’s College, Sr.
  • Nov. 8 – Sabrina Zieger, Marywood, Fy.
  • Nov. 15 – Anna Kidd, St. Mary’s College, So.
  • Nov. 22 – Tara McCloskey, Cabrini, Gr.
  • Dec. 6 – Amelia Oliver, Gallaudet, Fy.
  • Jan. 17 – Anna Kidd, St. Mary’s College, So.
  • Jan. 24 – Anna Kidd, St. Mary’s College, So.

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