Eu wins twice

James Eu  2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
James Eu 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Gettysburg won the first eight events to defeat McDaniel 61-24 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Wednesday.

James Eu (Reston, Va./Hargrave Military Academy) won twice to pace the Green Terror (1-3, 0-2 CC), including an individual win in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.83 to move up to ninth on the all-time list.

Jason Potter led the Bullets (3-0, 2-0 CC) with two individual victories.

Mike Harmon, Roger Nawrocki, Tommy Everetty and Stuart Cubbison opened the meet with a pool-record time of 1:37.98 to win the 200 medley relay.

At the end of the night, Potter, Cubbison, Harmon and Ashton Leyens combined for a second pool record. The quartet swam a time of 1:25.94 in the 200 free relay as exhibition to break the 13-year mark by nearly three seconds – a mark obtained by Gettysburg in 1998.

Leyens won the 200 free with a time of 1:48.64 while Harmon and Everett also touched first in the 400 IM (4:21.58) and 100 butterfly (53.84), respectively.

In addition to his individual win, Eu swam anchor on the 200 free relay that won the race in a time of 1:34.01, joining Jesse Mills (Catonsville, Md./Mt. St. Joseph's), Bryan Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk) and Jon Hartzel (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg).

Steve Hoyt (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) added a second-place finish in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.42 – a time which ranks fourth on the all-time list.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Gettysburg 61, McDaniel 24

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Gettysburg A (Mike Harmon, Roger Nawrocki, Tommy Everett, Stuart Cubbison) 1:37.98^; 200 Freestyle – Ashton Leyens (G) 1:48.64; 50 Freestyle – Jason Potter (G) 21.66; 400 IM – Harmon (G) 4:21.58; 100 Butterfly – Everett (G) 53.84; 100 Freestyle – Potter (G) 49.09; 100 Backstroke –Adam Weinbrom (G) 56.35; 500 Freestyle – Sean Staerk (G) 5:04.12; 100 Breaststroke – James Eu (M) 1:03.83*; 200 Freestyle Relay – McDaniel A (Jesse Mills, Bryan Nuckles, Jon Hartzel, Eu) 1:34.01*.

^ Harlow Pool Record, * Gettysburg swam event as exhibition


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