GETTYSBURG, Pa. - The Dickinson men's swimming team put up a good battle all night long and sit in fourth out of seven teams after day one of the Gettysburg College Invitational at Bullets Pool.
The first event of the program was the 200-yard freestyle relay where the team of Daulton Kendall, Bjorn Prandtner, Damon St. Prix, and Justin Wong took sixth with a time of 1:25.73. The Devils occupied the next spot two seconds later thanks to Logan Cort, Alex Kanard, Cooper Kocon, and Reid Schattgen. The group of Chris Burmaster, Nolan Chenot, Cameron McConagha, and Aaron Stern became the third Dickinson crew to finish inside the Top-10 landing in ninth at 1:29.66.
Cort took tenth in the 500-yard freestyle with a mark of 4:53.67, followed by Schattgen in 11th just .01 behind. Aidan Keillor completed the Devils trio landing in 12h thanks to a time of 4:55.64. Kanard finished in 18th hitting the wall in 5:02.48.
In the 200-yard individual medley, Daniel Vasquez was the first DC swimmer to complete the event finishing in 1:57.84 for tenth. McConagha took 17th, while Wong came in 19th with times of 2:01.96 and 2:04.68 respectively.
St. Prix earned the Devils highest individual finish of the night coming in seventh in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.77. Kendall (21.98), Prandtner (22.57), and Stern (22.63) all landed inside the Top-15 as well. Chenot took 19th at 22.77, while Kocon finished in 23rd clocking in at 23.11.
The final event of the day was the 400-yard medley relay where the team of Kanard, McConagha, Schattgen, and Vasquez came in seventh touching the pad in 3:36.31, while the group of Frederico Colloca-Bianchi, Chenot, Kocon, and St. Prix took home ninth at 3:41.35.
Swarthmore College leads the seven-team pack with 288 points, followed by the host Gettysburg on 238. Ursinus College occupies third at 167 but is being pursued tightly by the Devils with 144.
Next on the Pool Deck
The Devils are right back at Gettysburg tomorrow for the final two sessions of the event at Bullets Pool. The morning begins at 9:30 a.m. with the evening session to start at 5 p.m.