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Swimmers Sweep Ithaca

The Bloomsburg University men’s and women’s swim teams swept their meet with Ithaca College on Saturday. The men posted an easy 179-83 win, while the women won 140.5-121.5.

On the men’s side, Jeremy Frey (Pipersville/Central Bucks East) had three individual first place finished for the Huskies taking first in the 200-free, the 200-back and the 200-IM. In the 200-free Frey finished in 1:47.77 with Kyle Weisenbach (Lincoln University/Avon Grove) taking second in 1:51.35. In the 200-back Frey swam a 2:01.29 to win the event, while in the 200-IM Frey was first in 2:02.67.

In addition to Frey, Tim Dorsch (Schwenksville/Souderton Area) and David Mancinelli (Plymouth Meeting/Westmont Hilltop) were two-time winners for the Huskies. Dorsch took first in the 200-breast in 2:18.18 and the 100-breast in 1:01.86. Mancinelli was first in the 50-free in 22.43 and the 100-free in 49.87.

John King (Ridley Parkl/Ridley) took first for the Huskies in the 1000-free in 10:26.71, while Derek Straub was first in the 100-back in 55.26, Ben Safran (Doylestown/Central Bucks West) first in the 200-fly in 2:01.51 and Juan Casteneda (Shamokin/Shamokin Area) first in the 100-fly in 52.88 seconds. In all the Huskies took first in 11 individual events.

For the women, an exciting meet came down to the 400-free relay which the Huskies pulled out with a winning time of 3:41.13 with the team of Miranda Steel (Hillsborough, NJ/Hillsborough), Kyla Weisenbach (Lincoln University/Avon Grove), Julia DeVincent (Maple Glen/Upper Dublin) and Sarah Grawe (Stafford, VA/North Stafford).

Individually, Madeline Barlow (Yardley/Pennsbury) was a three-time winner taking first in the 200-IM, the 200-back and the 100-back. In the 200-IM Barlow was first in 2:12.93, while in the 200-back she took first with a time of 2:11.94. In the 100-back she finished with a mark of 1:02.06.

Steel was a two-time winner in the distance events. In the 1000-free she swam a 10:56.27, while in the 500-free she was first in 5:17.71. Kelsey Brooker (Stevens/Cocalico) was first in the 100-fly in 1:02.12 to round out the individual winners for the Huskies, while also taking third in the 100-back in 1:03.15.

Grawe had second place finishes in the 50-free in 25.27 and the 100-free in 55.09.

Bloomsburg swims at Clarion next week starting at 1 p.m.