AU Press Releases
Saxon swimming and diving teams wrap up competition at UNYSCSA meet
The four-day UNYSCSA championships were held at the Webster Aquatic Center. The Alfred men placed sixth with 690 points. Champion Ithaca had 1,325 points and runner-up Stevens had 1,309. The AU women were 11th with 285.5 points; Ithaca won with 1,505 points and Stevens was second with 1,481.
Seniors Tyler Olsen (Saratoga Springs, NY/Saratoga) and Matt Lobban (Pittsford, NY/Pittsford-Mendon) paced the AU men Saturday. Olsen was second in the 100-yard freestyle with an NCAA "B" provisional cut time of 45.83 seconds. Lobban was fifth in the 1,650-yard free (16:29.28) and 13th in the 200 backstroke (1:59.86).
Freshman Peter Sowinski (Akron, NY/Akron) was 12th in the 100 free (47.56); juniors Warren Dolben (Rye, NH/Berwick Academy) and Jeff Swartout (Binghamton, NY/Chenango Valley) were 14th (2:15.68) and 20th (2:20.40), respectively, in the 200 breaststroke; sophomore Nate Chapman (Hornell, NY/Hornell) was 21st in the 1,650 free (17:38.67); and senior Ted Remington (Pike, NY/Letchworth) was 22nd in the 200 backstroke (2:02.25).
Seniors Dan Steere (Hornell, NY/Alfred-Almond) and Zach Mix (Mt. Morris, NY/Mt. Morris), Sowinski and Olsen were fifth in the 400 free relay (3:10.16).
Senior Calista Merritt (Conesus, NY/Livonia) was 21st in the 1,650 free (19:12.24) and senior Sarah Blair (Auburn, NY/Auburn) was 21st in the 100-yard free (55.13 seconds) to lead the Alfred women.
Junior Donna Hoops (Geneseo, NY/Geneseo) was 24th in the 200 back (2:18.93) and sophomore Shelby Remington (Pike, NY/Letchworth) was 24th in the 1650 free (19:29.67).
The team of Hoops, Remington, Merritt and freshman Paige Citarella (West Islip, NY/West Islip) was 12th in the 400 free relay (3:55.01).