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Men’s Swimming Defeats Gallaudet

Sunday, January 30, 2011
Washington, D.C. – Marymount University’s men’s swimming team returned to the win column with a 139-122 victory over Gallaudet on Sunday afternoon. The Saints won nine events in the meet and move to 2-7 on the season.

Michael Yelmgren earned MU’s first win in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 55.71 before Greg Shumaker edged teammate Brian Tinsman in the 100 Breaststroke at 1:07.28 by just .23 of a second.

Thomas Baroz kept the Saints winning going with a 2:17.47 in the 200 Butterfly while Tinsman picked up a first place finish of his own in the 100 Freestyle at 50.87, a full three seconds faster than to closest competitor.

Yelmgren added another victory in the 200 back at 2:06.69 while Shumaker also earned his second win in the 200 breast at 2:29.15. Tinsman ran away in the 100 fly at 57.89 and Shumaker collected his third victory in the 200 IM at 2:15.81.

Closing out the meet, Yelmgren, Shumaker, Ryan Kilmon and Tinsman won the 200 free relay at 1:36.75.

Marymount closes out the regular season on Saturday at Frostburg State.