Mariners Take Third at Bridgewater State Invitational

Mariners Take Third at Bridgewater State Invitational

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Maine Maritime Academy men's swimming placed third out of five teams, with a team score of 259, at Saturday's Bridgewater State Invitational. 

The relay team of Nathaniel Douglass (Newburyport, Mass.), Hayden Sattler (Ellsworth, Maine), Noah Peltz (York, Maine) and Ryan Burke (Lyman, Maine) placed third in the 200 yard Medley Relay. (1:50.58) 

The relay team of Hutchin Gerrish (Bar Harbor, Maine), Burke, Sattler and Peltz finished third in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay. (3:47.31)

Peltz placed seventh in the 50 Yard Butterfly (26.40) and led the Mariners in the 50 Yard Freestyle (23.23) and 100 Yard Freestyle (52.76) with a sixth place finish.

In the 200 Yard Freestyle, Gerrish placed fourth (2:03.37) out of 11 swimmers, followed by teammate Burke in sixth and Erin Donlon (Saco, Maine) in seventh. Charles Zinni (Brunswick, Maine) placed eight in the event, followed by Douglass in ninth and Ryan Donlon (Saco, Maine) in 11th.

Gerrish also led the Mariners in the 50 Yard Backstroke, placing fifth out of 11 swimmers (29.74) and the 200 Yard IM, finishing eighth out of 12 swimmers (2:19.94).

Austin Wheeler (Snohomish, Wash.) and Douglass finished back-to-back in eighth and ninth place in the 100 Yard Backstroke. 

In the 50 Yard Breaststroke, Sattler placed second overall out of 11 swimmers to lead the Mariners (30.92). 

Sattler led the Mariners in the 100 Yard Breaststroke, finishing third (1:07.43) out of nine swimmers, while teammates Zinni and Matthew Link (Sparta, N.J.) finished in sixth and eighth place respectively.

In the 200 Yard Breaststroke, Sattler led the Mariners with another third place finish (2:30.64). 

E. Donlon led the Mariners in the 500 Yard Freestyle, placing sixth out of the eight swimmers (6:25.42).

Bridgewater State claimed the top spot, finishing with a score of 578, while the UMass.-Dartmouth placed second with a score of 352. University of New England (133) and Gordon College (68) finished fourth and fifth.