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Kontopanos Captures 200 Fly for R-MC Men’s Swimming at YJI

Victor Kontopanos swimming the breast stroke.
Victor Kontopanos

CHESTERFIELD, Va. – Junior Victor Kontopanos (North Chesterfield, Va./Home School) won the 200 Fly out of 41 individuals for the Randolph-Macon men's swimming team on Sunday during the third and final session of the Yellow Jacket Invitational at the Collegiate Schools Aquatic Center.

The Yellow Jackets rose one spot to finish third out of 12 in the team standings.

Kontopanos posted a time of 1:54.05 in the 200 Fly, the top time in the ODAC this season. He joined freshman Michael Senter (Chesterfield, Va./Home School/Matoaca), sophomore Wyatt Boyer (Irmo, S.C./Dutch Fork) and sophomore Shane Morison (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park) to finish third in the 400 Free Relay in 3:15.61, the third-best time in the ODAC.

Boyer placed second in the 1650 Free in 16:44.79, the top time in the ODAC.

Morison finished fifth in the 100 Free in 48.91, the sixth-best time in the ODAC.

Senter sat in seventh in the 200 Breast in 2:16.97, the sixth-fastest time in the ODAC and the fifth-best time in program history.

Sophomore Justin Gregory (Bristow, Va./Brentsville) finished 10th in the 1650 Free in 17:49.81, the third-fastest time in the ODAC.

Freshman Jacob Wills (Chesterfield, Va./Matoaca) was 12th in the 200 Back in a personal-best time of 2:03.63, the seventh-best time in the ODAC and eighth on the R-MC all-time list.

Sophomore Joe Stephens (Fredericksburg, Va./Stafford) finished 13th in the 200 Back in 2:03.86, the eighth-fastest time in the ODAC.

Senior Sam Runner (Alexandria, Va./West Potomac) placed 15th in the 1650 Free in 18:42.95, the fourth-best time in the ODAC.

Junior Oliver Allen (Seminole, Fla./Osceola) was 19th in the 1650 Free in 19:58.07.

Junior Andrew Carr (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) was 19th in the 200 Back in 2:13.02.

Sophomore Matthew Parisi (Williamsburg, Va./Millwood School) placed 19th in the 200 Fly in 2:11.93.

Sophomore Drew Robertson (Roanoke, Va./Cave Spring) finished 20th in the 200 Breast in 2:26.60.

Freshman Jeremy Racey (Edinburg, Va./Central) was 20th in the 100 Free in 51.71.

R-MC has concluded the 2019 portion of its schedule. The Yellow Jackets will travel to Roanoke on Saturday, January 11 for a 4 p.m. ODAC meet.

Men's Final Team Standings

1 Barton 1969

2 Catholic 1294

3 Randolph-Macon 903

4 Washington College 853

5 Lynchburg 729

6 Frostburg State 606.5

7 St. Mary's (Md.) 598.5

8 Emory & Henry 316.5

9 Hampden-Sydney 286

10 Marymount 239.5

11 Virginia Wesleyan 208

12 Bridgewater 180