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November 10, 2012

FSU men win four events, take second in five at W.Va. Tech

MONTGOMERY, W. Va. — The Frostburg State men’s swimming team won four events and had five seconds but lost at West Virginia Tech 107-72 on Saturday.

The FSU women also lost, 111-42.

In the men’s meet, Jonathan Lacher won the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:55.89) and the 500 freestyle (5:46.99) and was on the second-place 200 freestyle relay team to lead the Bobcats. Jonathan Shepard won the 200 individual medley (2:19.17) and Caleb Stair won the 100 butterfly (58.82) with more than a four-second victory margin.

The FSU women started strong by opening their meet with three victories. Kaitlyn Donch won the 1,000 freestyle (12:00.22) and Meredith Johnson took the 200 freestyle (2:24.07) before Maci Quintanilla, Jessica Rice, Jaclyn Franzak and Elizabeth Jarrell teamed to win the 200 medley relay (2:13.01).

Quintanilla later won the 200 individual medley (2:36.14) and 100 backstroke (1:11.05), Donch claimed the 500 freestyle (5:52.68) and Sara King won the 100 freestyle (1:06.03). King, Franzak, Johnson and Jarrell won the 200 freestyle relay (1:56.32).

Friday night, the FSU teams dropped a match to Fairmont State.

The men picked up two wins and six second-place finishes in a 106-72 loss.

Shepard won the 100 breaststroke in 1:14.61 and the 200 freestyle team of Jeffrey Lewis, Lacher, Shepard and Stair got the other win with a time of 1:55.74.

The women had two wins and eight second places in a 91-82 loss to the Falcons.

Donch won the 100 breaststroke in 1:23.41 and the 200 freestyle team of King, Franzak, Johnson and Jarrell was first in 2:05.94.

The Bobcats swim again on Friday, Nov. 30, at Penn State Altoona.

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