November 13, 2009

Bears sweep Drew, now 3-0

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – The Ursinus College swimming team improved to 3-0 on the young season with a dual meet sweep of Drew on Friday night.

The men won by a score of 107-68, while the women won 108-61.

For the men, the Bears opened with a 1-2 finish in the 200-medley relay. The team of sophomore Christopher Smith (Wayne, Pa./St. Joseph’s Prep), freshman David Yazbeck (Dorchester Center, Mass./Boston Latin School), sophomore Kevin Tallon (Manahawkin, N.J./Southern Regional) and sophomore Christopher Doyle (Holliston, Mass./Holliston) won the event with a time of 1:47.88, while the team of freshman David Wagner (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall), senior Brad Garman (Mohnton, Pa./Governor Mifflin), freshman Ryan Furlong (Douglaston, N.Y./Xavier) and freshman Adam McGonigle (Villanova, Pa./Harriton) took second at 1:50.38.

In the 1000-free, freshman Nicholas Roberts (Metuchen, N.J./Metuchen) finished second with a time of 11:51.45.

McGonigle won his first individual event of the day, capturing the 200-free with a time of 2:00.18. Junior Lloyd Tannenbaum (Dresher, Pa./Upper Dublin) won the 50-free with a time of 22.88, with freshman Scott Paine (York, Pa./Dallastown Area) finishing second with a time of 23.44.

In the 200-IM, Smith won the event with a time of 2:10.68.

In the 100-fly, freshman Jeremy Gencavage (Fork Union, Va./Fork Union Military Academy) won the event at 1:00.85, while Tallon was second at 1:01.51. In the 100-free, Doyle took the top spot at 52.19, with Furlong finishing second at 54.93.

In the 100-back, freshman Philip Quick (Bridgeton, N.J./Cumberland Regional) finished in first place with a time of 58.66, with Wagner finishing second at 59.32.

In the final scoring event of the night for the Bears, Roberts took second in the 500-free at 5:41.58.