Stahl's Big Weekend Powers Spartans to Top Five Finish in Lancaster

Keven Stahl photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Keven Stahl photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

LANCASTER, PA – The York College men's swim squad closed out their stay at the 2018 Franklin & Marshall College Invitational on Sunday night in Lancaster, PA.

The Spartans finished fifth of 11 teams as they totaled 738.5 points. The University of Mary Washington captured the team championship with 1,413.5 points as they cruised past the host Diplomats. F&M finished with 1,099.5 points followed by Division I Mount St. Mary's (1,036 points) and Washington & Lee (992 points).

Sophomore All-American Keven Stahl had a big weekend as he posted three individual victories for the weekend. Junior Tyler Maggio also swam well this weekend with two third place finishes at the Invitational.

 

First Place Finishers

Keven Stahl – 1650 Freestyle (15:57.97), 400 IM (4:02.43), 500 Freestyle (4:35.61)

 

Third Place Finishers

Tyler Maggio – 200 Breaststroke (2:05.70), 100 Breaststroke (57.56)

 

Other Spartan Finalists (Top 8 in the Finals)

4. Jesse Tate – 100 Fly (51.78)

5. Greg Williams – 200 Backstroke (1:57.71)

7. Greg Williams – 100 Backstroke (53.45)

8. Kaelan Dowdall – 100 Fly (53.69)

 

Weekend Relay Finishes

4. 400 Medley Relay (Greg Williams, Tyler Maggio, Jesse Tate, Keven Stahl) – 3:30.84

4. 800 Free Relay (Tyler Maggio, Drew Newman, Jesse Tate, Keven Stahl) – 7:07.57

7. 200 Medley Relay (Greg Williams, Tyler Maggio, Jesse Tate, Nick Foltz) – 1:36.22

7. 200 Freestyle Relay (Miles Brown, Nick Foltz, Jesse Tate, AJ Loehr) – 1:27.60

9. 400 Freestyle Relay (Miles Brown, Keven Stahl, Kaelan Dowdall, AJ Loehr) – 3:13.60

 

Notes:

Sophomore Keven Stahl now has 11 first place finishes for the year as he leads the squad by eight wins … Stahl's time of 4:35.61 in the 500 bested his own previous best time of 4:43.55 which had been the best mark in the Capital Athletic Conference … that time was already 10 seconds better than the next time in the league … his 500 free time ranks him fourth in the nation in the event … Stahl's time of 4:02.43 ranks him third in Division III in the 400 IM …. Stahl's time of 15:57.97 in the 1650 is also the third best time in the nation … junior Tyler Maggio is second on the squad in victories with three and he picked up a pair of thirds in the 100 and 200 breaststroke for the weekend … Maggio's time of 57.56 in the 100 breaststroke is the second best time in the CAC this year … Maggio's 200 breaststroke time of 2:05.70 is the best time in the conference through Sunday.

 

Up Next

The Spartans are off until December 1 when they head to the Washington & Lee Invitational. The two-day event starts at 5:00 pm on Saturday afternoon and concludes Sunday.

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