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AU swimming and diving teams split with visiting Brockport
1/21/12

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in a dual meet with visiting Brockport Saturday afternoon. The Saxons men won, 170-109, while Brockport’s women defeated AU, 169.5-119.5.

Senior Warren Dolben (Rye, NY/Berwick) and freshman Zac Toth (Lockport, NY/Starpoint) each won three events to lead the Alfred men. Dolben won the 100 breast (59.78 seconds), the 200 breast (2:18.71) and 200 IM (2:06.21); Toth won the 200 free (1:49.13), the 200 fly (2:06.92) and the 100 fly (54.51).
Two other Saxon swimmers - junior Nate Chapman (Hornell, NY/Hornell) and sophomore Pete Sowinski (Akron, NY/Akron) - won two events for the Alfred men. Chapman took the 1,000 free (10.20.76) and 500 free (4:59.03); Sowinski won the 50 free (22.28) and 100 free (49.15). Senior Rich Guarniero (Utica, NY/Thomas R. Proctor), in the 200 back (2:11.34) and freshman David Coombes (Dansville, NY/Dansville), in the 100 back (56.94), also won events for the Alfred men.

Guarniero, Dolben, Chapman and Sowinski won the 200 medley relay (1:39.86).

Freshman Chrissy Behr (Manahawkin, NJ/Southern Regional) won two events - the 50 free (25.58) and 100 free (55.81) - and placed second in the 100 fly (1:05.82) to lead the Alfred women. Junior Shelby Remington (Pike, NY/Letchworth), earned the Saxon women’s other win, in the 1,000 free (11:49.30).

Senior Donna Hoops (Geneseo, NY/Geneseo) was second in both the 100 back (1:06.34) and 200 back (2:25.02); sophomore Heather Remchuk (Hornell, NY/Hornell) was second in the 100 breast (1:13.82) and third in the 50 free (27.12); junior Kate Ganley (Syracuse, NY/Westhill) was third in the 200 fly (2:29.93) and 200 breast (2:48.63); junior Eryn Matich (Johnson City, NY/Johnson City) was second in the 200 breast (2:47.02); freshman Allison Derwallis (Fairfield, CT/Fairfield-Ludlowe) was third in the 200 back (2:27.00); and freshman Sarah Dykstra (Bellingham, WA/Sehome) was third in the 100 back (1:07.60).

Hoops, Remchuk, Matich and Behr were second in the 200 medley relay (1:38.75).

The AU men’s and women’s teams are in action next on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at Ithaca.