WASHINGTON – Freshman Chris Martinez (El Paso, Texas) continued to impress here Friday evening as he broke a decade-old school record as Gallaudet University hosted Marymount (Va.) University in a non-conference meet in the Field House pool. The Saints (2-0) won the meet 119-63 over the Bison (0-2).
Martinez won the 100-yard breaststroke event as he touched the wall in one minute, 5.83 seconds. His time broke the old mark of 1:06.09 set by Michael Hubbs in 2006. This is Martinez's third school record in two meets this season.
Martinez finished second in the 200 freestyle, just 19 tenths of a second off the first-place time set by Marymount, with a time of 1:59.80. Martinez took third in the 200 individual medley as he finished in 2:14.47.
Freshman Nickolas Roman (Lubbock, Texas) finished second in the 50 freestyle as he touched the wall in 24.39 seconds, just over a second behind Marymount's James Gibbons (23.09). Roman was fourth in the 100 freestyle (54.84) just two seconds off the first-place pace (52.60).
Junior Jonathan Tikhonoff (Folsom, Calif.) won the mixed 1,000 freestyle with a time of 11:27.31.
- Tikhonoff was fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:03.63) and 100 butterfly (59.09)
- Senior David Bruno (Patchogue, N.Y.) finished third in the 500 freestyle (7:54.92)
- Gallaudet's 400 freestyle relay earned first-place team points with a time of 4:28.45
- Freshman Henrik Horlyck (Hedensted, Denmark) dove in the 1-meter diving exhibition
- Marymount swam the final two events as exhibition
GALLAUDET PERSONAL RECORDS
|Event||Name||Old Time||New Time|
|50 backstroke||David Bruno||44.27||43.13|
|50 freestyle||Nickolas Roman||24.68||24.39|
|50 freestyle||Niko Lutes-Stein||30.16||28.88|
|50 freestyle||Julian Simons||38.00||36.84 (R)
|100 freestyle||Nickolas Roman||56.00||54.84|
|100 freestyle||Setthawut Snow
|100 freestyle||Julian Simons||1:31.68||1:28.46 (R)
(R) = Time set in a relay event
The Bison jump back into the pool tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 5) as GU hosts Elizabethtown College (1-1) in a non-conference meet at 1 p.m.