NEW WILMINGTON, Penn., February 1. THE Westminster College men's and women's swimming teams each concluded their 2003-04 dual meet seasons on a winning note today in Berea, Ohio, as the Titans and Lady Titans each rolled to non-conference victories at Baldwin-Wallace College. The Titan men (7-1 overall, 2-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) posted a 113-90 decision over the Yellow Jackets, while the Lady Titans (6-2, 2-0 PAC) recorded a 120-82 victory over their B-W counterparts.
Leading the way for the men was freshman Pat Smith (South Park/South Park H.S.), who was the lone Titan to post a pair of individual wins as he captured both the 500 (5:02.13) and 1000 (10:27.08) free style events. Classmate Ryan Trunk (Brookline, MA/Cheshire Academy H.S.) also touched first in a pair of events, winning the 200 freestyle (1:48.20) while anchoring the winning 400 freestyle relay team (3:24.20).
A pair of Lady Titans were triple winners against B-W. Senior Brittany Jardine (Allison Park/North Allegheny H.S.) captured both the 100 butterfly (1:00.64) and 200 individual medley (2:17.18) while anchoring the victorious 400 freestyle relay team (3:46.63). Freshman Sara Bonchosky (Uniontown/Laurel Highlands H.S.) also was a member of the winning 400 free relay team while also posting the top time in both the 100 (56.21) and 200 (2:00.64) freestyle events. (All photos attached)
The Westminster men's and women's swimming teams return to action when they each defend their 2003 team titles at the 2004 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Swimming & Diving Championships, which will be hosted by Grove City College on Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 12-14, 2004.