Row 2: Dan Cerasale, Jonathan Sousa, James Spencer, Will Reagan, Raymond Ferranti, Robert Dunn, Dan Moran, Joseph Murin, Ryan Callan, Jeremy Virgil, Michael Guman, Seamus McLaughlin, Justin Burkhardt
MAAC Championship Recap
In 2001, the Marist Men's Swimming and Diving team won their sixth consecutive MAAC Championship crown, held at the Fitness and Aquatic Center at Loyola College. The Marist men tallied 1,042 points en route to winning the championship title, with Rider placing second with 568 points. St. Peter's finished third with 489 points, followed by Loyola, Iona, Fairfield and Niagara. Marist's Keith Nichols was named Most Outstanding Male Swimmer after setting new MAAC records in the 100 yard backstroke and the 200 yard backstroke.
At the ECAC Championships, the Marist College men’s swimming and diving team capped off their historical season as the team finished in 3rd place, with a school record 356 points. Only behind nationally ranked mid-major powers University of Maryland/Baltimore County and East Carolina University. Senior Keith Nichols became the first male athlete in Marist College history to become an ECAC champion in winning the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 1:49.79.