Case Western Reserve Sweeps Wittenberg -- February 4, 2002
CLEVELAND, Feb. 3. THE Case Western Reserve University men's and women's swim teams swept Wittenberg University on Saturday in dual meets held at the CWRU Natatorium in the Veale Center.
The CWRU men (3-4) won 142 to 69, while the women (5-2) won 155-84.
The Spartan men were led by multiple event winner senior Jon Gellin (Buffalo NY) who won the 200-yard IM with a time of 1:59.9 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:50.28.
CWRU also won the 200-yard medley relay with a mark of
1:40.47. Members of that squad included senior Matt Anderson (Fishers IN), sophomore Andrew Detwiler (Ft. Atkinson WI), senior Mike Iacchei (Bel Air MD), and freshman Kevin Day (Cuyahoga Falls OH).
Matt Anderson also had an individual win in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.24. Also Nate Davis (Broadview Heights OH) broke a freshman school
record in the 100-yard freestyle, winning the event with a mark of 48.50.
The CWRU women were led by multiple event winner freshman Elaine Hillemeyer (Carmel IN), who won the 50-yard freestyle with a mark of 25.57 and the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:01.87. Hillemeyer was also a member of the women’s 200-yard freestyle relay team that won with a mark of 1:41.43. The other
three members were senior Veronica Luri (Brecksville OH), senior Kelly Alexander (Huntsville AL), and sophomore Kristen Prijatel (Mentor OH).
Alexander and Luri also posted individual wins. Luri won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 56.72 and Alexander placed first in the 500-yard freestyle with a NCAA “B” cut of 5:09.63. Sophomore Alicia Kendig (Lancaster PA) also recorded a NCAA “B” cut in the 200-yard freestyle finishing first with a time of 1:55.56.
The Spartans are in action next at the University Athletic Association Championships at Emory
University, February 14-16.