Daisey Finishes Second in 100 Breaststroke

Chris Gardner
Chris Gardner

YORK, Pa. - Hood College's BJ Daisey broke his own record in the 100-yard breaststroke during Saturday morning's preliminaries and was the conference runner up in the finals at the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships at the Graham Aquatics Center. 

How it Happened

  • Daisey swam a 58.45 in the prelims, shaving four-hundredths of a second off his previous school record during qualifying. In the finals, he turned in a time of 58.66 to take secondplace. Swimming in the consolation final of the 100-yard butterfly, Daisey was 13th overall in 54.40.
  • Chris Gardner swam in a pair of championship finals during the evening session. He finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 52.72. The senior claimed the same place in the 400 individual medley with his time of 4:17.86. 
  • Hood's 200-yard freestyle relay of Lucas Mestas-Nunez, Gardner, Zach Miller and Victor Muleki teamed for a time of 1:29.35 to place seventh.

Notes

  • Hood is in seventh place heading into the final day of competition with 182 points.
  • Albright leads the pack with 391 points. 

Up Next

Session six of the MAC Championships begins on Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

All-Middle Atlantic Conference Performances - Thru Session 5

Session Event Team Place Competitor(s) Time
1 200 Medley Relay Second Team Sixth C. Gardner, BJ  Daisey, V. Muleki, L. Mestas-Nunez 1:37.50
1 800 Free Relay Honorable Mention Seventh C. Gardner, M. Ball, C. Rogers, L. Mestas-Nunez 7:15.75
3 400 Medley Relay Second Team Sixth C. Gardner, BJ  Daisey, M. Ball, L. Mestas-Nunez 3:35.50
3 500 Free Honorable Mention Seventh C. Rogers 4:47.17
3 50 Free Honorable Mention Eighth L. Mestas-Nunez 22.22
5 200 Free Relay Honorable Mention Seventh L. Mestas-Nunez, C. Gardner, Z. Miller, V. Muleki 1:29.35
5 400 IM Second Team Fifth C. Gardner 4:17.86
5 100 Breast First Team Second BJ  Daisey 58.66
5 100 Back Second Team Fifth C. Gardner 52.72

 

School Records Set at 2017 MAC Championships - Thru Session 5

Session Event Competitor(s) New Record Old Record
500 Free (Prelim) C. Rogers
4:43.34 4:43.64
4 100 Breast (Prelim) BJ  Daisey 58.45 58.49

 


 

SESSION FOUR RECAP (PRELIMINARIES)

YORK, Pa. - Hood College's BJ Daisey broke his own record in the 100 breaststroke during Saturday morning's preliminaries at the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships at the Graham Aquatics Center. 

How it Happened

  • Daisey swam a 58.45 in the prelims, shaving four-hundredths of a second off his previous school record during qualifying. In addition to making to the championship final in the 100 breaststroke, he added a 53.79 in the 100 butterfly to qualify for the consolation final.
  • Chris Gardner advanced to a pair of championship finals with his preliminary efforts. He was third in the 100 backstroke in a tightly contested field where less than half a second separated the top four competitors. In the 400 individual medley, his time of 4:18.07 as fifth during qualifying. 

Notes

  • All events during session four were prelimaries, with no team points awarded. 
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