Gainesville, Ga. – The Lindsey Wilson men’s swimming team finishes third at Brenau Invitational on Saturday in Gainesville, Georgia.
No.7-ranked LWC men’s swimming finished with 665 points, just behind Milligan (Tenn.) and SCAD-Savannah (Ga.).
The men’s swimming team achieved nine first place finishes, along with 23 A-Cut standards and five B-Cut standards.
The Relays for the Blue Raiders achieved four second-place and one first-place finish. The team of Pedro Terra, Bryce Rice, Clemens Paetzold and Aleksander Ojenik achieved three A-cuts and three second place finishes in 200 free (1:26.83), 200 medley (1:34.97) and 400 Medley in 3:30.12. The team of Terra, Ron Wolfart, Paetzold, and Ojenik achieved two A-cuts, one first- place and a second-place finish in 400 Free (3:09.42) and in 800 Free (7:06.54).
Paetzold led the men’s team with three individual A-cuts in 100 backstroke (51.33), 200 backstroke (1:53.21) and 200 individual medley in 1:55.83. Terra notched himself two individual A-cuts and first-place finishes in 500 freestyle (4:46.94) and 1,650 freestyle in 16:22.87.
Rice achieved his first A-cut this season in the 100 breaststroke in 59.24. Wolfart achieved three individual A-cuts in the 100 breaststroke (59.57), 200 breaststroke (2:09.79) and 400 individual medley in 4:14.80.
Michael Peck and Manuel Griego chipped in with their efforts by both achieving two individual A-cuts. Peck gained his A-cuts in 500 freestyle (4:50.36) and 1,650 freestyle in 17:01.36. Griego notched his in 500 freestyle (4:46.94) and 400 individual medley in 4:19.37.
At the Brenau Invitational, SCAD-Savanah finishes in first with 921 points, followed by Milligan with 681 and LWC with 665. Thomas (Ga.) and Lagrange (Ga.) finished in fourth and fifth.
The Lindsey Wilson men’s swimming team is back in action on Saturday, January 12 against Transylvania (Ky.) at Holloway Center Natatorium in Columbia, Ky.