SU Men's Swimming Splits Tri-Meet

SU Men's Swimming Splits Tri-Meet

QUICK STORY: The Susquehanna men' swimming team picked up a win and loss against Messiah and Gettysburg, respectively, at a tri-meet hosted by Gettysburg. Against Gettysburg, SU scored 75 to the Bullets' 185 and against Messiah, the River Hawks scored 159 to the Falcons' 101.

RECORD: The River Hawks are now 3-1 overall with a 2-0 mark in Landmark Conference action.

FIRST-PLACE FINISHES: Eric Lawrence finished first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:01.94.

OTHER NOTABLE FINISHES: The River Hawks started the meet off with a second place finish on the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Lawrence, Shane Sullivan, Jourdan Stewart and James Orzolek finished with a time of 1:40.34. Ryan Nathan and Bryan Colby finished third (10:27.73) and fourth (11:01.51) in the 1000-yard freestyle. David Grove set a personal record in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:49.58, good for fifth place. In the 100-yard backstroke, Lawrence and David Miller finished second (55.42) and sixth (57.75). Orzolek and Grove took second and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle with their times of 22:15 and 22.83 respectively, while in the 100-yard freestyle, Orzolek and Grove placed third (48.59) and fourth (50.16). In the 500-yard freestyle, SU took third through sixth-place with Nathan in third (5:06.68), Miller in fourth (5:06.96) and Bill Crumrine in sixth (5:10.40). Stewart and Ryan Rizzuto placed second and third in the 100-yard butterfly with times of 54.35 and 56.41. In the last event of the day, the 400-yard freestyle relay, SU finished second (3:20.00) and sixth (3:37.97). The team of Stewart, Grove, Miller and Orzolek placed second, while Nathan, Crumrine, Sean Murray and Kelly Swider finished sixth.

WHAT'S NEXT? Susquehanna returns to the Gettysburg pool for an Invitational meet on December 2 (6:00 p.m.) and December 3 (10:00 a.m/ 5:00 p.m)