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Loyola's Roddy breaks 21-year-old swimming record

Loyola senior swimmer Sean Roddy had a big day on Saturday in a home meet against Mercersburg, Pa. as he posted two automatic All-America times and broke a school record that has stood since 1988.

Roddy posted automatic All-America times in the 200 individual medley (1 minutes, 53.81 seconds) and the 100 breast stroke (57.41 seconds). His time in the 100 breast stroke broke the record set by Mike Haynes in 1988.

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In leading the Dons to a 109-77 victory, he also anchored the 400 freestyle relay which finished in 3 minutes, 12.84 seconds – an All-America consideration time.

This is the third time Roddy, who is headed for Louisiana State University, has been an All-American in the 200 IM and the 100 breast stroke.

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--Katherine Dunn


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