Men's Swimming Captures Two Wins in Quad Meet


STEVENSON, Md. -The Hood College men's swim team defeated Stevenson and Goucher in a quad meet at Stevenson University.


  • The Blazers defeated Stevenson 112-20 and also captured the win against Goucher 97-88.
  • Hood fell short to Frostburg State 134-68.

How it Happened 

  • Max Riedel snagged two first place finishes. In the 500-yard freestyle, his winning time was 5:18.72. His 1000-yard freestyle time was the top at the competition at 10:47.60.
  • Gaby Hernandez-Paese placed first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:10.46. His 100-yard backstroke time of 1:06.14 was enough for a second place finish.
  • Matthew Ball was awarded second place in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58.50. Coming in at 1:02.84 in the 100-yard backstroked bagged Ball a third place finish.
  • Placing third in the 1000-yard freestyle was Drew Wilson with a time of 11:30.21.
  • Michael Cheripka claimed a third place finish in the 50-yard freestyle coming in at 24.89.
  • Riedel, Hernandez-Paese, Ball, and Cheripka finished top of the leaderboard with a time if 1:48.80 in the 200-yard medley relay.


  • The Blazers are now 2-2 after the quad meet.

Up Next

Hood travels to Widener on Saturday, November 4 when they take on Widener, Messiah, and FDU-Florham at 2 p.m.