Diplomats Defeat Green Terror

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Franklin & Marshall earned six first-place victories, including a pool record in the 400-yard freestyle relay, en route to a 60-35 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Friday night. The win improved the Diplomats' record to 3-3, 2-1 CC, while the Green Terror dropped to 1-8, 0-5 CC.

F&M started the evening strong as a team of Andreas Lair Ferrari, Patrick Greaney, Richard Denton, and Jin Hwang earned a first-place victory in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:43.62. In the following race, the 1000-yard freestyle, Tim Landon touched first at 10:44.84, while Paul Edwards finished second at 10:55.04.

Dennis Chen placed first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.33, while Greaney touched first in the 200-yard individual medley at 2:03.59.

In the 100-yard freestyle, Chen earned another first-place victory with a time of 48.18, barely edging out the Diplomats' John Zipp, who finished second at 48.24.

In the final race of the evening, a team of Chen, Hwang, Matthew Murphy, and Zipp set a pool record in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:17.33.

F&M returns to the pool tomorrow when the Diplomats host Ursinus in CC action. The meet is set to begin at 1:00 p.m.