November 22, 2011
Men's Swimming Narrowly Edged by Ursinus, 110-95
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Despite solid showings from the usual suspects, the Swarthmore men's swim team (2-2, 1-2) could not overcome the depth of the Ursinus Bears' roster, taking a close 110-95 defeat at Ware Pool on Tuesday.
The Garnet touched first in the opening 200 medley relay, as junior Roger Chin
and seniors Lance Liu
(pictured), Tim Brevart
, and Sam Bullard-Sisken
teamed up for a fast 1:39.78. Although the team was ultimately edged in the final scoring, Swarthmore battled throughout the individual events, winning four at the hands of Brevart and sophomore John Flaherty
. Brevart swept the sprint freestyle events (21.92 and 49.76) while Flaherty won the 200 IM (2:01.99) and the 500 freestyle (5:01.92).
Notable swims were also recorded by senior Dante Fuoco
, 200 breaststroke, 2:19.97), sophomore Peter Ballen
, 1000 freestyle, 10:40.49; 3rd
, 500 free, 5:03.61), and freshman Max Krackow
, 50 freestyle, 22.90; 3rd
, 100 freestyle, 50.83).
Swarthmore finishes the first half of the season on December 2-3, hosting the Swarthmore Invite at Ware Pool.