Landmark Conference announces men's swimming poll

WASHINGTON - The Catholic University men’s swimming team was selected to finish fifth in the Landmark Conference preseason poll, it was announced on Monday. The head coaches and sports information directors at each institution that sponsor the sport were polled for the preseason voting. CUA finished with 19 votes and tied with Goucher College in the poll.

CUA brings back the majority of its roster from last year’s team. Only one senior departed from the fifth-place team at the Landmark championship meet and the team has a group of nine freshmen to join sophomore Paul McGee who earned points in numerous events at the championships as a freshman.

US Merchant Marine Academy finished first in the poll with 45 points followed by Scranton (37) and Susquehanna (34).

The Cardinals return to the pool on Friday, October 29 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and will then host Goucher College on Saturday, October 30th.