Saturday, January 20, 2018

Wilkes Men’s Swimming Downed at Messiah


GRANTHAM, Pa. – The Wilkes University men’s swim team hit the road for Messiah College this afternoon where it was defeated by a 125-65 final score.
The Colonels are now 5-6 overall and 3-4 in Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) meets.

The relay team of Nick Martino, Tyler Weatherby, Justin Burda, and Jared Byrne finished first in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:33.52. The team of Byrne, Anthony Stampone, Burda, and 
Martino came in second in the 44 medley relay, finishing in 3:55.06.

Tyler Weatherby set a new program best in the 400 IM with a time of 4:58.18.

Stampone won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:09.86.

Cameron Aspey came in second in the 50 freestyle at 25.05.

Jacob Wessner finished second in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.18.

Byrne was the third place finisher in the 100 butterfly with a time of 58.32.

Burda came in third in the 100 freestyle, finishing in 53.69.

Thurman Fogleman placed second in the 100 breaststroke at 1:14.31.
Wilkes returns to the pool on Saturday when it will host SUNY Delhi and SUNY Cobleskill for a 1:00 p.m. double-dual meet at the Wyoming Valley CYC starting at 1:00 p.m.

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