January 29, 2011
Men's Swimming Suffers First Setback to Gettysburg, 121-84
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Despite strong individual performances, the Swarthmore men's swimming team (5-1, 3-1) lost its first dual meet of the season, falling to Centennial-unbeaten Gettysburg 121-84 on Saturday afternoon from Gettysburg's Bullets Pool.
The men put together four individual wins and several more impressive point-scoring swims. Sophomore Tyler Hanson led the Garnet effort, winning the 1000 freestyle in a time of, breaking the Bullets Pool record. He was followed in second place by fellow sophomore Joshua Satre (10:23.47). Junior Timothy Brevart emerged victorious in the 50 freestyle, touching in a season-best 21.95.
Freshman Stan Le clocked 2:03.10 in a winning effort in the 200 IM, and sophomore Charles Hepper paced the field in the 200 butterfly (2:00.48). Sophomores Jake Benveniste, Hanson, and Satre were impressive as usual in the 500, taking second (Benveniste, 5:00.94), third (Hanson, 5:02.44), and fourth (Satre, 5:03.01), and junior Dante Fuoco turned in the third-fastest 200 breaststroke time by any Swarthmore swimmer this season, as he touched in third place in 2:22.93.
The Garnet will look to get back on track on February 5, as they take on Dickinson at home. Action is set to begin at 2 p.m.