Men’s Swimming Dominates LVC and Wilkes on Sunday

Men’s Swimming Dominates LVC and Wilkes on Sunday

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Dickinson men's swimming team rebounded nicely after suffering a loss yesterday to Franklin and Marshall as they rolled past Lebanon Valley College (163-31) and Wilkes University (158.50-32.50) on Sunday afternoon at the Wilkes-Barre Catholic Youth Center.

The Devils took control of the meet right off the bat as Frederico Colloca Bianchi, Daulton Kendall, Cameron McConagha, and Justin Wong posting a time of 1:42.56 to win the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Alex Kanard, Cooper Kocon, Reid Schattgen, and Danel Vasquez finished just off the pace at 1:42.67. Christopher Burmaster, Aidan Keillor, Bjorn Prandtner, and Billy Wilkerson completed the DC podium trio with a mark of 1:46.19.

Andrew Petty claimed victory in the 1000-yard freestyle as he was the only participant with a time of 12:14.68.

Dickinson took the top four spots in the 200-yard freestyle as Logan Cort took the win in 1:50.04, followed by Vasquez (1:50.34), Damon St. Prix (1:53.13), and Sam Strieb (2:00.35).

Wong grabbed his first individual win in the 50-yard freestyle with a mark of 22.75. McConagha landed in second at 23.06, trailed by Ben Should with a mark of 23.43.

Schattgen would triumph in the 200-yard individual medley posting a time of 2:07.64, beating out Wilkes Trey Harloff by two seconds. Nolan Chenot was the next Devil to finish as he took third at 2:14.94.

McConagha and Burmaster took first as well as third in the 100-yard butterfly with times of 54.47 and 1:00.77 respectively.

Kendall grabbed the win in the 100-yard freestyle with a mark of 50.95, followed by Wilkerson (51.43) and Keillor (51.97).

Colloca Bianchi claimed an individual title in the 100-yard backstroke hitting the wall in 58.29. Sunil Surprenant took third at 1:04.20.

Cort won his second race of the afternoon beating the field in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:03.16, with Kanard coming in seven seconds later (5:10.52).

The final event of the day saw the team of Chenot, Cort, Schattgen, and St. Prix win the 200-yard freestyle relay with a mark of 1:31.61. The group of Kanard, Kendall, Shoul, and Vasquez came in a second later at 1:32.47.

Next in the Pool

The Devils head to local rival Messiah next Saturday for a 1 p.m. start.