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Kontopanos Sets ODAC Record in 200 Fly at ODAC Championships

Victor Kontopanos head shot
Victor Kontopanos

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Randolph-Macon freshman Victor Kontopanos (North Chesterfield, Va.) set an ODAC record in the 200 Fly on the third and final day of the 2018 ODAC Championships Sunday evening at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

The Yellow Jackets finished second out of 10 schools.

Kontopanos won the 200 Fly in 1:51.74, breaking the conference mark of 1:52.57, set by Jared Nickodem of Washington and Lee on Feb. 12, 2017.

Senior Ivan Fadeyev (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park) and sophomore Jordan Witherow (Mechanicsville, Va./Lee-Davis) also earned event victories for the Yellow Jackets.

Fadeyev finished first in the 200 Back in a season-best time of 1:54.41.

Witherow won the 1650 Free in 16:34.38, a season-best time.

Kontopanos teamed with sophomore Matt Howard (Fredericksburg, Va./James Monroe), junior Bryan McCarthy (Chester, Va./Thomas Dale) and senior Ealon Mann (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg) to take second in the 400 Free Relay in a season-best time of 3:13.28.

In the 1650 Free, sophomore Sam Runner (Alexandria, Va./West Potomac) placed third in a season-best time of 17:14.13. Junior Connor Seif (Trent Woods, N.C./New Bern) was fourth in a season-best time of 17:40.99. Freshman Andrew Carr (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) took eighth in 18:55.26.

In the 200 Back, Howard was fifth in 2:03.43. In the prelims, he had a season-best time of 2:02.92. Seif finished sixth in 2:04.83. He had a season-best time of 2:03.46 in prelims.

Mann finished in a tie for sixth in the 100 Free in a season-best time of 47.79.

Senior Alex Daube (Hampton, Va./Hampton) was seventh in the 200 Breast in a season-best time of 2:17.35.

2018 ODAC Swimming Championship - Final Team Scores

1 Washington and Lee 1031.5

2 Randolph-Macon 635.5

3 Hampden-Sydney 406

4 Roanoke 294

5 Randolph 208

6 Greensboro 181

7 Ferrum 155

8 Bridgewater 123

9 Virginia Wesleyan 119

10 Emory & Henry 40