McKissick Record in Great Chesapeake Bay Swim Highlights Big Weekend for Retriever Swimmers

McKissick Record in Great Chesapeake Bay Swim Highlights Big Weekend for Retriever Swimmers

BALTIMORE - For the third time in four years, UMBC rising senior Andrew McKissick (Ellicott City, Md./Mount St. Joseph) won the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. On Sunday, June 12, McKissick set a record by completing the grueling 4.4-mile swim in a record time of 1:24:15, over a minute faster than his nearest competitor.

Rising junior Andrew Femiano (Monrovia, Md./Linganore) captured the 1-mile swim at the event. He completed the mile in 18:42, besting his nearest competitor by 35 seconds.

The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim celebrated its 25th anniversary with Sunday's event.

In other news, rising junior Nikola Trajkovic (Zrenjanin, Serbia) captured both the 100 breast and 200 IM events at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club Long Course Invitational this past weekend. The former Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Rookie of the Year (2014-15) took the breaststroke event in a time of 1:05.44, and won the IM in 2:09.76.