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Ursinus picks up win

Stephen Gomez © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Stephen Gomez © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Bears down McDaniel 51-43

WESTMINSTER, Md. - David Yazbeck and Scott Paine each recorded a pair of individual victories to lead Ursinus to a 51-43 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Saturday.

The Bears (4-0, 1-0 CC) had three individuals picked up a pair of wins, taking first in seven of the first nine events.

Stephen Gomez (Charlottesville, Va./Albermarle) won twice for the Green Terror (0-4, 0-3 CC), including touching first in the 200 butterfly with a Harlow Pool record time of 1:59.77. He also won the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:49.60.

After David Wagner, Philip Quick, Chris Smith and Christopher Doyle opened the meet with a victory in the 400 medley relay (3:53.78), Paine took first in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:29.57.

Paine later added a win in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:08.32.

Yazbeck took first in the two shortest races, winning the 50 free (22.88) and 100 free (50.34).

Quick added a victory in the 200 IM with a time of 2:08.32 for his second win of the day.

Morgan DeHart (Salisbury, Md./Wiciomico) added a win in the 200 breaststroke for the Green Terror with a time of 2:29.35.

The Green Terror returns to action the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Dec. 5-6.

Ursinus 51, McDaniel 43

Event Winners: 400 Medley Relay - Ursinus A (David Wagner, Philip Quick, Chris Smith, Christopher Doyle) 3:53.78; 1000 Freestyle - Scott Paine (U) 10:29.57; 200 Freestyle - Stephen Gomez (M) 1:49.60; 50 Freestyle - David Yazbeck (U) 22.88; 200 IM - Quick (U) 2:08.32; 200 Butterfly - Gomez (M) 1:59.77; 100 Freestyle - Yazbeck (U) 50.34; 200 Backstroke - Paine (U) 2:05.83; 500 Freestyle - Lloyd Tannenbaum (U) 5:04.05; 200 Breaststroke - Morgan DeHart (M) 2:29.35*; 400 Freestyle Relay - McDaniel A (Jono Leafblad, Chris Steinheimer, Jason Harder, Justin Gaudian) 3:38.03*.

* Ursinus swam event as exhibition.