Wesleyan swim teams win a pair of home dual meets


BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s swim teams continue to impress early in the season as they picked up a pair of home dual meet wins recently over Notre Dame College and Urbana.

Against Notre Dame, the women won nine of the 11 events held while the men took 10 of the 11 events.

Earning the wins for the Lady Bobcats were Morgan Choffin in the 200-free (2:03.33) and the 500 free (5:35.61), Rylee Jackson in the 50-free (25.28) and the 100 free (54.79), Alyssa Serrano in the 200 IM (2:26.49), Ashton Cole in the 100 back (1:05.46) and Kay Lange in the 100 breast (1:15.28).

Earning two relay wins were the 200-freestyle and 400-medley relay squads.

On the men’s side, picking up victories were Dan Williams in the 1000 free (10:53.52), Logan Knoyer in the 200 free (1:51.88), Arthur Assfeld in the 50 free (21.86) and the 100 free (47.21), Dominik Schopper in the 200 IM (2:03.24) and the 100 breast (1:01.02), Nathan Swalley in the 100 fly (54.93) and Michael McAlpine (55.83).

Both relay teams, the 200 freestyle and the 400 medley, were both triumphant.

Against Urbana, the women won by a 165-20 score while the men won by a 155-28 count.

The ladies made it a clean sweep as they won all 11 events.

Earning the wins were Jackson in the 1000 free (11:34.27) and the 200 IM (2:21.32), Cole in the 200 free (2:06.98) and the 100 free (59.70), Lange in the 50 free (27.08) and the 100 breast (1:13.32), Anna Puigvert in the 100 fly (1:08.18), Choffin in the 100 back (1:05.54) and Sarah Noll in the 500 free (6:01.71).

Again, the 200-freestyle and 400-medley relay squads were victorious.

The men brought home titles in 10 of the 11 events.

On the men’s side, picking up victories were Mark Bennett in the 1000 free (11:54.56) and the 500 free (5:24.33), Schopper in the 200 free (1:54.11), Swalley in the 50 free (23.72), Assfeld in the 200 IM (2:03.80), Michael McAlpine in the 100 fly (54.90), Dan Williams in the 100 free (51.69) and Knoyer in the 100 back (56.53).

Both relay teams won as well.

The two swim teams were slated to competed against Alderson Broaddus in a dual meet last Saturday and I.U.P last Friday.

They will return to action this weekend in the two-day Ohio Wesleyan University Corbiere-Merion Invitational.


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