Men First, Women Second at Dual Meet With W&J

Men First, Women Second at Dual Meet With W&J

WASHINGTON (Pa.) -- West Virginia Wesleyan's men captured a solid road win Saturday afternoon at Washington & Jefferson.

The Bobcats won nine individual events en route to a 161-108 victory.

Julian Morassi and Dominik Schopper led the Bobcat charge in the pool, winning three events each; Morassi the 200-fly (2:02.41), the 100-fly (55.46), and 200-IM (2:10.12).

Schopper touched the wall first with wins in the 200-free (1:51.44), the 100-breast (1:03.29), and the 200-breast (2:17.34).

Dan Williams added a pair of wins in the distance races, taking the 500-free (5:09.03), and the 1000-free (11:07.04).

Logan Knoyer added a sprint win by taking the 100-free in 51.18.

Wesleyan closed out the victory with a decisive decision in the 400-free relay. The unit of Schopper, Morassi, Williams, and Knoyer brought home the win in 3:22.00

On the women's side, the West Virginia Wesleyan's women captured five event victories in Saturday's dual meet with Washington & Jefferson.

W&J won in the team scoring 155-115.

Ashton Cole led the individual victories, swimming to first place finishes in both the 500-free (5:32.25) and the 1000-free (11:13.90).

She was complemented by a pair wins from teammates Kimmy Culver in the 200-fly (2:25.89) and Lea Kryvenchuk in the 200-IM (2:29.43).

Wesleyan closed the day with a victory by the 400-free relay unit. The squad of Marylee Gowdy, Culver, Nina Flores, and Camilla Brizzi(3:51.87).

Wesleyan returns to action Friday night, hosting Salem International at 6 p.m.