Washington College downs Salisbury swimming

Washington College downs Salisbury swimming

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and women's swimming teams hosted Washington College on Wednesday, with the men falling 123-80 and the women losing 127-76.

Men

Richard Baker claimed the first victory of the day for Salisbury, with his win coming in the 200-meter freestyle in a time of 1:59.10.

In one of the closest races of the night, twin brothers Josh Brown and Jake Brown went toe-to-toe in the 50-meter freestyle, with Jake taking first place in a time of 24.00 seconds and Josh finishing just behind with a time of 24.29 seconds.

Peter Moyer captured three second-place finishes on the night, which came in the 800-meter freestyle, 100-meter butterfly, and 400-meter freestyle.

The men finished the meet with a first-place finish in the 200-meter freestyle relay. The team of Jake Ryan, Andrew Ward, Baker, and Brown finished in a time of 1:39.96.

Women

The women's first win of the night came from Chase McClure, who claimed first in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 1:04.38.

Natalie Eakin followed up McClure with a first-place finish in the next event, the 100-meter backstroke. Eakin touched the wall in a time of 1:13.22.

The women ended the meet with a victory in the 200-meter freestyle relay. The team of Jordyn RoweMary Green, McClure, and Eakin captured first with a time of 1:59.00.

Both the men's and women's swimming teams return to the pool on Saturday, November 10 for the last of three straight home meets. The Sea Gulls will welcome Penn State University-Altoona to town for a 1 p.m. meet.

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