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Swarthmore downs McDaniel in CC opener

Bryan Nuckles © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Bryan Nuckles © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror opens season with 133-70 setback

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Lance Liu was part of both relay victories to lead Swarthmore to a 133-70 victory over McDaniel in the Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming opener for both teams on Saturday.

The Garnet (2-0, 1-0 CC) recorded seven first-place finishes, including the relays that bookended the meet.

Bryan Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) won a pair of individual events for the Green Terror (0-1, 0-1 CC) in Jeff Hiestand's first meet as head coach.

Sam Bullard-Sisken, David Dulaney and Stan Le teamed with Liu for a victory in the 200 medley relay with a combined time of 1:45.20.

Liu also combined with Daniel Duncan, Tim Brevart and Roger Chin at the other end of the meet for a victory in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:31.30.

Nuckles touched first in both the 50 (23.04 seconds) and 100 (51.64) freestyles for two of McDaniel's four wins.

Patrick Rogers (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) touched first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:52.65 while Morgan DeHart (Salisbury, Md./Wiciomico) was victorious in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:05.68.

The Green Terror returns to action at Gettysburg on Wednesday. Meet time is 7 p.m.

Swarthmore 133, McDaniel 70

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Swarthmore A (Sam Bullard-Sisken, Lance Liu, David Dulaney, Stan Le) 1:45.20; 1000 Freestyle – Josh Satre (S) 10:24.79; 200 Freestyle – Patrick Rogers (M) 1:52.65; 50 Freestyle – Bryan Nuckles (M) 23.04; 200 IM – John Flaherty (S) 2:06.64; 100 Butterfly – Charles Hepper (S) 56.29; 100 Freestyle – Nuckles (M) 51.67; 100 Backstroke – Cyrus Nasseri (S) 1:00.45; 500 Freestyle – Tyler Hanson (S) 5:08.57; 100 Breaststroke – Morgan DeHart (M) 1:05.68; 200 Freestyle Relay – Swarthmore A (Daniel Duncan, Liu, Tim Brevart, Roger Chin) 1:31.30.