Donovan, Husson Reach UMBC All-Time Top Times at Day One of Terrapin Invitational

Sophomore Preston Donovan
Sophomore Preston Donovan

COLLEGE PARK, Md.—Two UMBC all-time top 10 times and numerous career-best times by the UMBC swimming and diving team highlighted Day One of the Terrapin Invitational on Friday.


Freshman Patrick Husson (Camp Springs, Md./DeMatha) took gold in the men's 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 58.46. His prelim time of 58.06 is the 10th-fastest time in school history. Sophomore Preston Donovan (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) finished third in the men's 200 butterfly in a time of 1:50.86, the eighth-fastest time in UMBC history.


Sophomore Anna Plunkett (Orchard Park, N.Y./Nardin Academy) earned silver in the women's 200 fly in a career-best time of 2:04.36, while fellow sophomore Patrick Bryan(Marlton, N.J./Cherokee) finished the men's 500 free prelim in 4:43.83, also a career-best time.


Junior Evan Danz (Woodstock, Md./Loyola Blakefield) swam 46.41 in the 100 free in prelims, a career-best time, while junior Andrew Reid (Ipswich, Mass./Ipswich) and sophomore Brian Keane (Hanson, Mass./Boston College HS/Arizona) also swam career-bests in 47.31 and 47.49, respectively.


Senior Mitchell Donovan (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) finished the 200 fly in a career-best time of 1:53.80.


The Retrievers return to action tomorrow for the final day of the Terrapin Invitational.