Brooks wins three times

Brad Brooks  2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Brad Brooks 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Hood won both relays and added eight second-place finishes to down McDaniel 50-45 in non-conference men's swimming action on Saturday.

Brad Brooks (Newark, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) won three times to lead the Green Terror (0-6), who finished first in all nine individual events.

Alex Bodine was the lone double winner for the Blazers (9-1), including tying Stevie Hoyt (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) to finish first in the 50 freestyle. Both competitors touched with identical times of 22.33 seconds.

For Hoyt, he moved into seventh place on the program's all-time list with the mark.

Hoyt also won the 100 butterfly with a personal-best time of 53.97 seconds, improving on his second-place all-time mark by 0.01 seconds.

Brooks set a new pool record in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 9:35.62. He also won the 500 free in a time of 4:51.66 and the 100 backstroke in a time of 55.07, improving on his second-place all-time mark by 0.35 seconds – 0.09 seconds shy of the program record.

Justin Allen (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run) and Patrick Rogers (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) also won twice for McDaniel.

Allen won the 200 IM with a time of 2:04.35, which ranks 10th all-time, and the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:00.89.

Rogers won the 100 free (50.54) and 200 free (1:50.44).

Trailing 45-43 entering the final relay, Michael Curry, Lucas Mestas-Nunez, Victor Muleki and Bodine combined to swim a time of 1:30.78 and win the race by 2.72 seconds.

The Green Terror returns to action at Salisbury on Sunday, Jan. 5. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Hood 50, McDaniel 45

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Hood A (Chris Gardner, BJ Daisey, Daulton Swan, Jon Collier) 1:42.37; 1000 Freestyle – Brad Brooks (M) 9:35.62*; 200 Freestyle – Patrick Rogers (M) 1:50.44; 50 Freestyle – Stevie Hoyt (M) and Alex Bodine (H) 22.33; 200 IM – Justin Allen (M) 2:04.35; 100 Butterfly – Hoyt (M) 53.97; 100 Freestyle – Rogers (M) 50.54; 100 Backstroke – Brooks (M) 55.07; 500 Freestyle – Brooks (M) 4:51.66; 100 Breaststroke – Allen (M) 1:00.89; 200 Freestyle Relay – Hood A (Michael Curry, Lucas Mestas-Nunez, Victor Muleki, Bodine) 1:30.78.

* Harlow Pool record