Riedel wins 1,000 freestyle at Widener

Max Riedel (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Max Riedel (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

CHESTER, Pa. - Hood College fell to both Widener and Messiah in a Middle Atlantic Conference tri-meet hosted by the Pride. 

How it Happened

  • The Blazers' only event win of the afternoon came from Max Riedel in the 1,000-yard freestyle. The senior swam a time of 10:31.58 to beat the field by over 11 seconds. He was later third in the 500 free with his time of 5:08.61.
  • Gaby Hernandez-Paese finished the day with a pair of third-place finishes. He swam the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:25.85 and turned in a 2:10.55 in the 200 individual medley. He turned in a time of 1:05.61 in the 100 breaststroke for fourth place. 
  • Matthew Ball's 2:13.80 in the 200 butterfly was fourth. 
  • In the 50 free, John Foley swam to a fourth-place finish in 23.65. He was also fourth in the 100 fly in 58.27. 


  • Widener defeated Hood 204-50. 
  • Messiah defeated Hood 152-86. 
  • Widener defeated Messiah 178-80.

Up Next

The Blazers host Misericordia and Lycoming on November 10.