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McCarthy, Seif Shine for R-MC Men's Swimming vs. BC on Senior Day

Bryan McCarthy and his parents
Bryan McCarthy (photo by Stephen Blue)

ASHLAND, Va. - Senior Bryan McCarthy (Chester, Va./Thomas Dale) contributed two firsts and a second, and senior Connor Seif (Trent Woods, N.C./New Bern) had a first and a second, as the Randolph-Macon men's swimming team topped Bridgewater 120-67 on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon in the Brock Center Pool.

How It Happened

  • McCarthy started the meet by teaming with sophomore Victor Kontopanos (North Chesterfield, Va./Home School), freshman Brennan Branch and junior Sam Runner (Alexandria, Va./West Potomac) to win the 200 Medley Relay in 1:44.71.
  • McCarthy won the 200 Back in 2:05.89 and finished second in the 400 IM in 4:27.10, a personal best time.
  • In the meet's first individual event. Seif took second in the 1000 Free in 11:19.85. It was a dual meet best time for Seif. Seif joined freshman Shane Morison (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park), freshman Andy McCarthy (Hampton, Va./Hampton) and sophomore Matthew Majikes (Richmond, Va./Trinity) to win the 200 Free Relay in 1:35.72.
  • Kontopanos picked up a pair of firsts, winning the 100 Breast in 1:03.02 and the 200 Fly in 2:02.90.
  • Morison also won twice, taking first in the 200 Free in 1:49.07 and winning the 100 Fly in 56.03.
  • Freshman Justin Gregory (Bristow, Va./Brentsville) finished first twice, winning the 100 Free in 51.79, and the 500 Free in 5:14.58.
  • Junior Matt Howard (Fredericksburg, Va./James Monroe) won the 100 Back in 59.82.
  • Andy McCarthy finished first in the 50 Free in 23.01.
  • Freshman Wyatt Boyer (Irmo, S.C./Dutch Fork) took first in the 200 Breast in 2:19.28.
  • Majikes finished the 500 Free in 5:51.83, a duel meet best.
  • Sophomore Will Pimblett (Ashland, Va./Patrick Henry) swam the 1000 Free in 12:00.43, 49 seconds faster than his previous meet.

Up Next

  • Randolph-Macon participate in the 2019 ODAC Swimming Championships on Feb. 15-17 in Greensboro, N.C.

200 Medley Relay

1 Bryan McCarthy, Victor Kontopanos, Brennan Branch, Sam Runner, 1:44.71, 11 points

1000 Free

2 Connor Seif, 11:19.85, 4 points

200 Free

1 Shane Morison, 1:49.07, 9 points

100 Back

1 Matt Howard, 59.82, 9 points

100 Breast

1 Victor Kontopanos, 1:03.02, 9 points

200 Fly

1 Victor Kontopanos, 2:02.90, 9 points

50 Free

1 Andy McCarthy, 23.01, 9 points

100 Free

1 Justin Gregory, 51.79, 9 points

200 Back

1 Bryan McCarthy, 2:05.89, 9 points

200 Breast

1 Wyatt Boyer, 2:19.28, 9 points

500 Free

1 Justin Gregory, 5:14.58, 9 points

100 Fly

1 Shane Morison, 56.03, 9 points

400 IM

2 Bryan McCarthy, 4:27.10, 4 points

200 Free Relay

1 Shane Morison, Connor Seif, Andy McCarthy, Matt Majikes, 1:35.72, 11 points