Cumberland Times-News

November 4, 2013

W&J, Alderson Broaddus both sweep FSU swim teams

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— FROSTBURG — The Frostburg State men’s and women’s swimming teams both lost to Washington & Jefferson and Alderson-Broaddus on Saturday afternoon in the Bobcats pool.

The men lost to Washington & Jefferson 178-72 and to Alderson Broaddus 153- 89.     

Sophomore Jonathan Shepard, in the 200-meter breaststroke, was the only first-place finisher for the Bobcats  completing the event in 2:37.58. He then raced to the wall again finishing in 1:11.42 for second place in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Freshman Aleksander Combs claimed a pair of third-place finishes as he touched the wall at 10:39.82 in the 800-meter free with junior Jacob Aylward following close behind finishing in 11:10.63. Combs then went on to take third in the 200-meter butterfly with a final time of 2:33.02.

Finishing in 2:13.83, senior Jesse Gregory followed up with a third-place finish in the 200-meter freestyle. Gregory also competed in the 50-meter freestyle finishing in 27.04, which placed him in third.

The Bobcat women fell to both Washington & Jefferson and Alderson-Broaddus 161-87 and 167-81, respectively.

Junior Kaitlyn Donch claimed second place in the 800-meter freestyle (10:24.23) and took second again in the 200-meter breaststroke at 3:00.71.

Sophomore Maci Quintanilla took fourth place as she finished the 100-meter backstroke in 1:19.91 and took fourth again as she competed in the 200-meter backstroke (2:52.75).

Freshman Meaghan Dix finished the 200-meter butterfly in 3:09.47 and then the 100-meter butterfly in 1:25.20 for two fourth-place finishes. Junior Meredith Johnson was able to take fourth in the 50-meter freestyle in 30.65.

The Bobcats visit at Penn State Altoona on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m.