Wesleyan swimmers edged by Davis & Elkins, 116-85

ELKINS – Arthur Assfeld picked up right where he left off the 2019 season at for the West Virginia Wesleyan men’s swim team.

Despite a near seven-week holiday break from competitive swimming, Assfeld picked up two more individual victories against the Davis & Elkins Senators in the “Battle of the Hills.”

Assfeld on the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.87 and the 200-yard butterfly with a clocking of 2:07.53.

Assfeld had two of the four victories for the Bobcats.

The other individual win went to Marc Bennett in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:06.77.

The 200-yard medley relay foursome picked up the other win for the ‘Cats.

Wesleyan was edged out in the team score by a 116-85 margin.

The will swim again this Saturday hosting Fairmont State at 1 p.m.

The results:

Davis & Elkins 116                                                     WVWC 85

50-yard freestyle – Arthur Assfeld (1st) 21.87; Logan Knoyer (3rd) 23.29; Jalen Johnson (6th) 24.97.

100-yard butterfly – Jake Bohland (2nd) 51.61; Marc Bennett (3rd) 51.72; Jeffery Teague (6th) 1:11.41.

200-yard backstroke – Santiago de Sefano (3rd) 2:17.65; Arthur Assfeld (4th) 2:24.70; Jackson Igo (6th) 2:47.47.

200-yard breaststroke – Logan Knoyer (3rd) 2:25.62; Jalen Johnson (5th) 2:30.54; Ben Esposito (6th) 2:33.73.

200-yard butterfly – Arthur Assfeld (1st) 2:07.53; Nathan Swalley (3rd) 2:12.79; Jeffery Teague (6th) 2:38.87.

200-yard freestyle – Jake Bohland (2nd) 1:58.21; Jackson Igo (5th) 2:18.10; Tal Sutton (6th) 2:24.23.

200-yard IM – Marc Bennett (1st) 2:06.77; Santiago de Stefano (2nd) 2:08.23; Ben Esposito (5th) 2:22.07.

500-yard freestyle – Marc Bennett (2nd) 5:24.12; Norman Cole (5th) 6:04.59.

1000-yard freestyle – Michael McAlpine (2nd) 11:04.44; Santiago de Stefano (4th) 11:23.46; Tal Sutton (6th) 12:09.93.

200-yard freestyle relay – West Virginia Wesleyan (2nd) 1:40.97.

200-yard medley relay – West Virginia Wesleyan (1st) 1:42.58.


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