Loyola University Maryland men's and women's swimming and diving wrapped up its first competition of the season Saturday, winning five events in a meet against American University, Catholic University of America and George Washington University.
O'Hara took top honors in the men's 100-yard backstroke, edging a George Washington swimmer by 0.18 with a time of 52.52. Zeke Wolfgang was fifth in the same race, swimming a time of 53.91.
Later, O'Hara came back for a three-plus second win in the 200-yard backstroke, touching the wall in 1:53.38, while Wolfgang was fourth in 1:59.28.
Keelan won the women's 200-yard freestyle, finishing in 1:56.87, while Calderoni was fifth in the event (1:58.09). On the men's side of the event, Chris Cary placed second (1:45.96), and O'Hara was fifth (1:47.53).
Keelan and Calderoni later finished one-two in the 100-yard freestyle, recording times of 53.50 and 53.88, respectively.
Mann wrapped up the meet for Loyola with a win in the 1,650-yard freestyle, clocking a time of 16:31.91, almost 22 seconds better than the second-place finisher. GJ Apostle was third in 17:16.59, and Stephen Tonaszuck was a place behind in 17:19.53.
Earlier in the competition, Mann placed second in the men's 400-yard individual medley, touching the wall in 4:15.63, while Tonaszuck was fifth in the event (4:25.18).
The Greyhounds took three of the top five spots in the women's 400-yard individual medley. Cara Egan led the way in 4:46.68 to place third, while Keelan was fourth (4:49.34), and Kalie Coyne was fifth (4:49.45).
An event later, Jenna Egan and Liz McKenna went back-to-back in third and fourth with times of 1:00.62 and 1:00.65, respectively, in the 100-yard backstroke. McKenna and Egan then flipped places with the former taking third and the latter fourth in the 200-yard version of the discipline with times of 2:10.09 and 2:12.33.
Alec Sperandino and Pearthree were second (48.80) and fifth (49.21) in the 100-yard freestyle on the men's side. Cara Egan and Mulligan then placed third (2:30.44) and fourth (2:31.88) in the women's 200-yard breaststroke. Maholage was fourth in the men's 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.46).
Maddie Myers placed fifth in the women's 200-yard butterfly (2:13.06), and O'Hara took the same spot on the men's side in 2:02.58.
Kalie Coyne was fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (18:19.91).
McKenzie Coan set two American Paralympic Records on Saturday in the S9 category. She recorded a time of 20:58.93 in the women's 1,650-yard freestyle for one standard and in the same event, her time of 12:36.49 through 1,000 yards was a record, as well.
To read more about the first day of the competition, click here.
The Greyhounds return to action on Oct. 25 for a 1 o'clock meet against Drexel University, Seton Hall University and fellow Patriot League school Lafayettte College. The meet will take place at Loyola's Mangione Pool at the Fitness and Aquatic Center.