Arcadia University Athletics

02/16/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/16/2020 22:18

Dalton Named MAC Men's Swimmer of the Year, Parsley Tabbed Coach of the Year on Final Night of MAC Championships

YORK, Pa. - Arcadia University men's swimming senior became the first in program history to be earn the David B. Eavenson Award, recognizing the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Men's Swimmer of the Year, while head coach became the first MAC Men's Swimming Coach of the Year after leading the Knights to a third-place finish in the Championship Meet and six total medals in the event - tied for third-most. Dalton capped off his final MAC Championship Meet in style, winning the 200-yard breaststroke for the third-straight year with a program, MAC, championship meet, and NCAA 'B' Cut qualifying time of 2:02.92.

The Knights finished the meet third overall with 973 points, as Stevens went on to claim the overall team championship.
- capped off his first championship meet with yet another program-record, clocking a time of 1:53.80 in the 200-yd backstroke in what was a fourth-place finish. followed with a seventh-place finish with a time of 1:59.25.
- placed fourth in the 'B' Final of the 1,650-yd free (17:13.91).
-The Knights had a strong showing in the 100-yd free final, as (47.34) led the Arcadia contingent in fourth followed by in sixth (47.88).
- followed in behind Dalton in the 200-yd breast, placing sixth with a time of 2:11.44. was the runner-up in the 'B' Final (2:13.90).
-Arcadia capped off the championship meet with another bronze medal, this time in the 400-yd free relay as Kirsis, Highet, Dalton, and Preedy clocked a time of 3:10.05.