Men's Swimming Leads at Kenyon After Day Two

Day 2 Results

Kenyon, Ohio - The Quakers maintained their spot atop the standings at the Total Performance Invitational with four first place finishes on Saturday in Kenyon

Penn brought its score up to 924 points through event 20, topping host Kenyon who sits in second with 775.5 points.

The Quakers got a pair of first place finishes from Brendan McHugh, who touched first in the 100-yard breast and 400-yard I.M. In the prelims of the 400 I.M., the junior broke the school record of 3:56.21, set by Steve Kuster in 1991, with his time of 3:55.83. In the finals McHugh one-upped himself swimming to a new record of 3:53.64. His time of 54.97 in the 100 was also just a second off his own school record.

The Red and Blue also had another record shattered on Friday evening as Nick Johnson set a school record in the 100-yard backstroke. The sophomore won the event with his time of 49.95, breaking the old mark of 50.06 set in 1992 by Bill Thompson.

Freshman Rhoads Worster also earned a first place finish, winning the 200-yard fly in 1:49.83. The first-year also came in third in the 100-yard back (50.24). Freshman Ben Whitenack also swam well in the 100-yard back, taking fifth in the event with a time of 51.09.

The Red and Blue also earned a pair of top-two finishes in the two relays on the day, touching second in both the 200-yard free relay and the 400-yard medley relay. The quartet of Robert Shilton, Peter Amos, Johnson and McHugh swan the 200 in 1:22.40 and the foursome of Johnson, McHugh, Worster and Whitenack finished in 3:21.72.

The Quakers return to action on Saturday for the final day at Kenyon.

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