Men's Swimming Sinks Shoremen, 133-72
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - The Swarthmore men's swim team (4-2, 2-2) continued to perform well in the new year by notching a solid victory against the Washington College Shoremen (3-5, 0-4) by a score of 133-72 on Wednesday evening at the Casey Swim Center in Chestertown.
Leading the Garnet charge was junior Josh Satre, who continued his season-long dominance in the 1000 freestyle (10:27.50) and the 500 freestyle (5:08.29), and sophomore John Flaherty who was a double winner in the 200 IM (2:03.52) and the 200 backstroke (2:03.06), in which he narrowly edged out James Ray (2:03.25) of Washington College.
Junior Daniel Duncan was also impressive, winning the 200 freestyle (1:51.04) and narrowly placing second in the 200 butterfly (2:01.07).
The Shoremen saw strong races from freshmen Gregory Lee in the 50 freestyle (22.12) and the 200 butterfly (2:00.93) and Austin Yocum in the 100 freestyle (49.55).
The Garnet were largely dominant throughout the entire meet. The win is a large boost of confidence going into their meet on Saturday against arguably its toughest opponent yet, defending Centennial champ Gettysburg College. The Senior Day meet is slated for 2:00 p.m. at Ware Pool.