Gophers Are Edged on Senior Day

Gophers Are Edged on Senior Day

TOWSON, MD—Seniors Benjamin Shriner and Joseph Hughes both took home third place in individual events in a 109-71 loss at the von Borries Aquatic Center Saturday afternoon during Senior Day.

In the loss against Drew University, Hughes placed third in the 500 free with a time of 5:45.41. Shriner took home third place in the 200 free (1:56.71) and aided the Gophers (2-8, Landmark 0-5) 200 medley relay to second place with a time of 1:48.10.

Goucher's Top Performers:

  • Sophomore Blake Rhodes placed first in the 50 free with a time of 22.82 and grabbed third place in the 100 fly (57.32).
  • Freshman Michael Merworth edged out the competition in the 100 back (55.84 –personal best) and finished second in the 500 free (5:32.04).
  • Junior Jerel McCord chipped in for the Gophers, taking second in the 100 fly with a time of 56.62.
  • The 200 medley relay of Merworth, Shriner, McCord and junior Duncan Miller opened the meet with a silver, putting up time of 1:48.10.

Up Next:

The Goucher men's swimming team can begin to taper as they have three weeks until traveling to Germantown, MD to compete in the Landmark Conference Championships at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.