Swarthmore Stops F&M

Swarthmore Stops F&M

BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall men's swimming sustained its first loss of the season on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 191-70 decision to Swarthmore in a meet hosted by Bryn Mawr. The Diplomats fell to 1-1, 1-1 CC with the defeat.

Eric Dietrich-Peterson continued the strong start to his F&M career, taking the lone victory of the day for the Diplomats in the 100-yard freestyle. He touched the wall in 48.28 to win by 0.47. His day continued in the 200-freestyle, where he finished in 1:46.59 to take second.

Timothy Gould also recorded a second-place finish on the day, clocking a time of 55.80 in the 100-yard backstroke. He was closely followed by Jack Currie, who took third in 56.68.

Richard Perry matched Gould in the 100-yard butterfly, touching the wall second in 54.28. Daniel Sanders was next to finish, taking third place with a mark of 54.62.

Perry rounded out his day with a third-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle, touching in 10:50.10. Keith Kamons, Maxwell Lyons, Jonathon Sinton, and Eric Lang also recorded bronze finishes in the defeat.

The Diplomats look to get back on track this Friday, heading to Baltimore for a 6:00 p.m. meet with Johns Hopkins.