Wesleyan Swimmers Beat Wheeling Jesuit in Dual Meet

Wesleyan Swimmers Beat Wheeling Jesuit in Dual Meet

BUCKHANNON -- West Virginia Wesleyan's swimmers rolled to their second dual meet victory in as many days, downing league rival Wheeling Jesuit on Saturday afternoon.

Coach April Gitzen's squad defeated the Cardinals by a combined score of 237-153, this included a 128-63 advantage on the women's side and a 109-90 tally on the men's side.

"Today's meet was simply a remarkable effort by both teams!" Gitzen said. "Everyone in the water swam with passion, fire and heart. The coaching staff is more than pleased with how we are performing."

A trio of Lady Bobcats captured a pair of individual victories as the women won eight open races.

The multi winners included Ashton Cole (1000-free, 500-free), Kimmy Culver (200-free, 100-fly), and Camilla Brizzi (50-free, 100-free).

Lea Kryvenchuk swam to victory in the 200-IM and Kylee Savage in the 100-backstroke.

The 200-medley relay team also won with the unti of Savage, Culver, Kryvenchuk and Justine Bledsoe.

Dominik Schopper led the Bobcat men, capturing a pair of titles with the 200-IM and the 100-breast.

Other winners for the men included Julian Morassi in the 500-free, Logan Knoyer in the 100-free, and Dan Williams in the 1000-free.

The men also pulled a relay win, taking the 200-free relay. That unit included Knoyer, Morassi, Williams, and Schopper.

Wesleyan's swim teams return to action December 2-3 at Randolph-Macon.

Pictured is freshman Norman Cole.

(Photo courtesy of Peter Galarneau Jr.)