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Men's Swimming & Diving

Decade-old breaststroke record falls as Gallaudet entertains Marymount

Decade-old breaststroke record falls as Gallaudet entertains Marymount

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


Men's Team                  
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
    1:00.30     58.87 (R)
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.