McDaniel men, women finish eighth at F&M

LANCASTER, Pa. – Stephen Gomez (Charlottesville, Va./Albermarle) recorded a sixth- and seventh-place finish to lead the McDaniel men to an eighth-place showing at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational in swimming action on Saturday and Sunday.

            The Green Terror finished with 181 team points. The host Diplomats won the team title with 683 points.
            On the women’s side, McDaniel was eighth with 135 points. Kutztown won the nine-team event with 773 points.
            Gomez finished sixth in the 200 butterfly (2:05.91) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:28.75). Gomez was also part of the 800 free relay, which finished seventh with a time of 7:47.59.
            Morgan DeHart (Salisbury, Md./Wiciomico) added a seventh-place showing in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 18:09.82. He also touched 11th in the 400 IM in a time of 4:35.20.
            James Eu (Reston, Va./Hargrave Military Academy) notched the only other top-10 individual finish with a 10th-place showing in the 200 freestyle (1:50.42).
            Jessica Fry (St. Mary’s, Ga./Camden County) led the Green Terror women with a pair of top-12 individual finishes. She was 10th in the 400 IM with a time of 5:03.08 and 12th in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 19:12.39.
            Rachel Walega (Ambler, Pa./Wissahickon) recorded the top individual finish for McDaniel, touching sixth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:12.08.
            The Green Terror returns to action at home against Elizabethtown on Jan. 13. Meet time is 6 p.m.
 
Men’s Team Scores: 1. Franklin & Marshall 683, 2. Kutztown 612.5, 3. Rowan 521, 4. Widener 383.5, 5. Swarthmore 350, 6. Marymount 232, 7. St. Mary’s (Md.) 228, 8. McDaniel 181.
 
McDaniel Results: 200 Free Relay: 8. Zach Norfolk, Jason Harder, Brandon Campbell, Erik Brennan 1:45.77; 500 Free: 14. Morgan DeHart 5:07.50; 200 IM: 11. James Eu 2:04.70, 15. Stephen Gomez 2:06.06, 30. Harder 2:17.79; 50 Free: 33. Norfolk 23.64, 44. Campbell 27.41, 45. Brennan 28.13; 400 Medley Relay: 8. Norkfolk, DeHart, Gomez, Eu 3:55.60; 200 Medley Relay: 8. Norfolk, DeHart, Gomez, Eu 1:45.77; 400 IM: 7. Gomez 4:28.75, 11. DeHart 4:35.20; 100 Butterfly: 19. Norfolk 58.38, 23. Harder 59.22; 200 Free: 10. Eu 1:50.42; 100 Breaststroke: 25. Campbell 1:18.05; 100 Backstroke: 26. Brennan 1:14.29; 800 Free Relay: 7. Gomez, Eu, DeHart, Harder 7:47.59; 100 Free: 29. Norfolk 52.28, 37. Campbell 1:02.70, 38. Brennan 1:04.13; 200 Breaststroke: 15. Eu 2:24.19; 200 Butterfly: 6. Gomez 2:05.91; 400 Free Relay: 8. Eu, Gomez, Norfolk, DeHart 3:29.17; 1650 Free: 7. DeHart 18:09.82.
 
Women’s Team Scores: 1. Kutztown 773, 2. Franklin & Marshall 530.5, 3. Rowan 468, 4. St. Mary’s (Md.) 400, 5. Marymount 362.5, 6. Swarthmore 285, 7. Widener 179, 8. McDaniel 135, 9. Elizabethtown 116.
 
McDaniel Results:200 Free Relay: 9. Katie Dorian, Amanda Burke, Andrea Mills, Rachel Walega 1:49.79, x-Megan Giroux, Danielle Smith, Kacey Cribbs, Stefanie McCole 1:54.43; 500 Free: 17. Jessica Fry 5:34.38, 24. Dorian 5:40.80, 29. Alyssa Romasco 5:44.14; 200 IM: 35. Cribbs 2:36.15, 36. Megan Giroux 2:37.54, 38. Caitlin Pozmanter 2:45.27; 50 Free: 26. Walega 27.19, 27. Burke 27.25, 32. McCole 27.93, 33. Mills 27.96; 400 Medley Relay: 8. Smith, Walega, Burke, Dorian 4:28.92, x-Giroux, Fry, Romasco, Mills 4:45.87; 200 Medley Relay: 8. Smith, Walega, Burke, Dorian 2:00.50, x-Pozmanter, Cribbs, Giroux, Mills 2:12.95; 400 IM: 10. Fry 5:03.08; 100 Butterfly: 20. Burke 1:06.27, 21. Romasco 1:07.06, 25. Cribbs 1:10.21; 200 Free: 23. Mills 2:20.38, 25. Laura Hutton 2:44.33; 100 Breaststroke: 6. Walega 1:12.08, 16. Smith 1:15.48, 24. Pozmanter 1:27.01; 800 Free Relay: 7. Dorian, Romasco, Burke, Fry 8:37.98; 200 Backstroke: 17. Smith 2:27.83; 100 Free: 32. Mills 1:01.23, 36. Hutton 1:16.54; 200 Breaststroke: 12. Walega 2:40.64, 22. Smith 2:47.44, 23. Cribbs 2:50.02, 25. Pozmanter 3:01.87; 400 Free Relay: 9. Fry, Walega, Mills, Romasco 4:06.53; 1650 Free: 12. Fry 19:12.39, 21. Romasco 20:01.64.
 
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