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Ithaca defeats AU men's and women's swimming and diving teams

ALFRED, NY – Visiting Ithaca College defeated Alfred University’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams in the Saxons’ final dual meet of the season. Ithaca’s men’s team won, 173-127, while the Bombers’ women’s team won 234-61.

Winners for the AU men (5-2, 2-3 Empire 8) were: senior Tyler Olsen (Saratoga Springs, NY/Saratoga): 200-yard freestyle (1:47.39), the 100-yard freestyle (48.48) and the 50-yard free (25.64); senior Matt Lobban (Pittsford, NY/Pittsford-Mendon): 1000-yard freestyle (10:21.73) and 500-yard free 4:59.55); junior Warren Dolben (Rye, NY/Rye): 50-yard backstroke (27.38) and Sophomore Brett Irwin (Springwater, NY/Wayland-Cohocton) 50-yard butterfly (24.25).

Other top performers for Saxon men were: senior Zach Mix (Mount Morris, NY/Mt. Morris) taking second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:59.99).

Senior Sarah Blair (Auburn, NY/Auburn) won the 50-yard freestyle (25.64) and took second in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 50-yard butterfly (29.15) to pace the AU women.

Other performers for Saxon women (3-5, 1-4 Empire) were: sophomore Eryn Matich (Johnson City, NY/Johnson City) finishing third in the 50-yard butterfly (29.29) and second place in the 100-yard butterfly (1:06.8).

The 200-yard medley relay the team of Blair, freshmen Paige Citarella (West Islip, NY/West Islip) and Heather Remchuk (Hornell, NY/Hornell) and junior Donna Hoops (Geneseo, NY/Geneseo) took third (2:00.30)

The AU men and women are in action next on Feb. 23-26 at the men’s and women’s state and Empire 8 Conference championships at the Webster Aquatic Center.