BW Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Teams Sweep Hiram College
HIRAM, OHIO – The Baldwin Wallace University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept host Hiram College tonight (Friday, January 20, 2012) at the Alumni Memorial Pool.
The Yellow Jacket women defeated Hiram, 128-103, and the BW men were also victorious by a score of 94-79. With the wins, the BW women are now 4-4 overall and the men are now 3-5 overall.
The Yellow Jacket men were led by junior Chris Tuttle (North Royalton) who won both the men’s 200-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle. Tuttle’s 200-meter time was 2:06.48 and his 100-meter time was 58.49 seconds. Freshman Byran Gerber (Sagamore Hills/ Nordonia) won the 50-meter freestyle in 26.34 seconds and sophomore Patrick Donohoe (Columbus/ Bishop Watterson) placed first in the 50-meter butterfly posting a time of 29.05 seconds.
In addition, junior Tony Tijerina (Defiance/ Napoleon) won the men’s 1-meter diving competition scoring 248.20 points.
The women were led by sophomore Emma Gerdes (Avon) who won the 200-meter individual medley in 2:43.26 and the 50-meter backstroke in 34.4 seconds. Gerdes swam first leg of the victorious 200-meter medley along with sophomores Angela Musille (Canton/ GlenOak), Kayla Miller (Van Wert), and freshman Carli Dugan (Mentor) with a combined time of 2:14.20.
In addition for the Yellow Jacket women, Dugan won the 200-meter freestyle in 2:25.54, junior Kelsey Richards (Wadsworth) 50-meter freestyle with a time of 30.25 seconds, Miller won the 50-meter butterfly in 33.72 seconds, and Musille 400-meter freestyle in 4:55.54.
Four-time NCAA Division III All-American junior diver Julie Pinter (Broadview Heights/ Brecksville-Broadview Hts.) won the 1-meter event with 251.70 points and won the 3-meter event with 251.90.
The Yellow Jackets return to action tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 21 when they host OAC rival Ohio Northern University in the BW Natatorium for Seniors’ Day at 1:00 p.m.
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