Men's Swimming Falls to Knights in First Meet

Max Riedel
Max Riedel

FREDERICK, Md. -The Hood College Men's Swim Team came up short to Arcadia University 194-52 after placing in ten events.

How it Happened 

  • Max Riedel was awarded second place in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:47.31. He snagged third place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke with times of 5:20.36 and 1:01.61.
  • Gaby Hernandez-Paese placed in the top three in two events. His second place 100-yard breaststroke was recorded at 1:05.47 and his third place 200-yard breaststroke at 2:27.95.
  • Placing third in two events was Matthew Ball. His time for the 100-yard butterfly was 58.58 and his 200-yard backstroke time was 2:16.83.
  • Drew Wilson finished third in two events. He came in at 24.67 in the 50-yard freestyle and 2:00.30 in the 200-yard freestyle.
  • Michael Cheripka took home a third place finish with his time of 57.17 in the 100-yard freestyle.


  • This was the first competition of the season for the Blazers.

Up Next

Hood travels to Stevenson on Saturday, October 21 for their second meet of the season.