McHugh Earns Four Medals at USA vs. Japan Swimming Competition
Posted Oct 17 2012
In his first international swimming competition, Baylor Swim Club member Sam McHugh, a junior at Baylor, earned four medals in the National Club Swimming Association USA vs. Japan All-Star meet in Huntington Beach, Calif. McHugh brought home one silver and three bronze medals, the second largest medal haul of any of the U.S. male team members.
McHugh’s highest individual place was in the 200 meter backstroke. As the fastest American, he placed third in a time of 2:06.52. He also made it to the silver medal stand as a member of the 4 x 100 freestyle relays, and won bronze in the 4 x 100 medley and 4 x 200 free relays. Individually, McHugh also placed fourth in the 100 meter backstroke, and fifth in the 200 meter freestyle, 100 meter freestyle, and 200 meter individual medley.
Baylor Swim Club member Luke Kaliszak, who is also a junior at Baylor, represented the U.S. in this competition. Kaliszak’s top finish was a fifth place in the 50 meter freestyle in a personal best time of 24.93.