Holbrook Makes Finals in 100 Back, 500 Free

Holbrook Makes Finals in 100 Back, 500 Free

Gophers Finish in Eighth Place in Team Scoring

February 11, 2007 

ST. MARY'S CITY, MD — Goucher's Wells Holbrook (Knoxville, TN/Knox West) reached the championship finals in two events at the 2007 Capital Athletic Conference Swimming Championships.

The senior finished in sixth place in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 500-yard freestyle, completing those events in times of :57.45 and 5:06.41, respectively. He also placed 13th in the 200 free with his time of 1:51.65, earning a total of 28 points for the Gophers in the three individual events in which he competed.

Also securing points for Goucher in individual events were: Sasha Verin (Ellicott City, MD/Mt. Hebron), 13th place in the 200 butterfly (2:11.67) and 16th place in the 100 free (:53.48); Mac McDonald (New Port Richey, FL/Avon Old Farms), 15th in the 100 free (:52.24); and Michael Polonchak (Harpers Ferry, WV/home school), 16th in the 200 breast (2:38.97).

Goucher finished in eighth place in the team standings with 150 points.