Duryea Breaks Record As Bears Beat Rival Merchant Marine

Duryea Breaks Record As Bears Beat Rival Merchant Marine

NEW LONDON, Conn.— Derrian Duryea broke the pool record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.75 leading Coast Guard to a 178-121 win over rival Merchant Marine Academy.

Duryea also won the 200 breaststroke (2:09.49) and was part of the winning  200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay team.

Coast Guard improves to 7-2 on the season while handing Merchant Marine its first dual meet loss of the season as they drop to 6-1. The win coupled with the women's win over the Mariners this afternoon, gives Coast Guard a 4-3 lead in the Superintendent's Trophy standings vs. the Merchant Marine Academy this season.

The Bears had three more double winners as Marco Tinari won the 500 freestyle (4:54.28) and the 1,000 freestyle (10:02.25), Christian Brindamour won the 50 freestyle (21.14) and the 100 freestyle (47.41) while Andy Anderson won the 1-meter diving with 264.67 points and the 3-meter competition with 249.75 points.

Tim Early won the 200 butterfly (2:01.31) and Kevin Smit won the 200 IM (2:01.38).

Ben Morseth was second in the 100 backstroke (56.00), the 200 backstroke (2:00.80) and the 200 IM (2:01.79), Nick Poehler placed second in the 500 freestyle (4:54.29) and the 1,000 freestyle (10:03.66), Alex Dona was second in the 200 freestyle (1:47.94) and Ryan Buys was second in the 100 butterfly (54.00)

The Bears 200 medley relay team of Brindamour, Duryea, Buys and Smit won with a time of 1:36.89 while the 400 freestyle relay team of Dona, Adam Hoburg, Brindamour and Duryea won with a time of 3:11.57.