Gettysburg vs. McDaniel

GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania, November 11. THE Gettysburg College swimming teams pushed their records to 3-0 and 2-0 in the Centennial Conference with a sweep of McDaniel College Wednesday evening.

The men’s team won 10 of 11 events en route to a 122-55 victory while the women’s team captured six events and earned a 103-80 win.

Leading the men’s team was junior Drew Close (Berwyn, Pa./Haverford School), who won both the 200-free (1:48.87) and the 500-free (4:58.98). Other individual victories were turned in by junior Tom Everett (Timonium, Md./McDonogh School) in the 50-free (22.60), junior Roger Nawrocki (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxborough Regional) in the 400-IM (4:29.30), freshman Adam Weinbron (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) in the 100-fly (54.95), junior Matt Libby (Freeport, Maine/Cheverus) in the 100-free (54.95), and junior Pat McDevitt (Drexel Hill, Pa./Monsignor Bonner) in the 100-back (56.69). In addition, the men’s 200-free relay team of junior Cam Decker (New Preston, Conn./Shepaug Valley), senior Stephen Stopenski (Merchantville, N.J./Bishop Eustace Prep), junior Paul Besancon (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill West), and senior Kyle Bauer (Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull) finished first in 1:33.74, although the event was exhibitioned.

The women’s team received double-win performances by freshman Ali Roth (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks West) in the 200-free (2:04.17) and the 100-fly (1:02.97) and junior Caroline Coolidge (South Windsor, Conn./Kingswood-Oxford) in the 400-IM (4:49.97) and the 500-free (5:22.85). Also touching the wall first were senior Susannah Ferrer (Darien, Conn./Darien) in the 100-free (56.41) while the 200-free relay team of Coolidge, senior Maggie Mulderrig (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep.), sophomore Deirdre Purdy (Bedford, N.Y./Fox Lane), and Roth won in 1:41.47 in an event that was also exhibitioned.

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