SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and swimming teams swept the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins, on Saturday, in its first home meet of the season.
Men's Final Score: Salisbury 159, Virginia Wesleyan 65
Women's Final Score: Salisbury 162, Virginia Wesleyan 94
Records: Men (2-1) | Women (2-1)
Location: Maggs Pool- Salisbury, Md.
HOW IT HAPPENED
On the men's side, Matthew Arter led the Sea Gulls with three first-place finishes. Arter placed first in the 200-meter IM, the 100-meter back, and the 200-meter back. Christopher Knorr, Samuel Bufano, and Ari Fisher each finished with two first-place finishes, as well.
Peyton O'Brian led the way for the Salisbury women with two first-place finishes and a second-place finish. O'Brian finished first in the 100-meter breast and the 200-meter breast. O'Brian also added a second-place effort in the 200-meter IM. Olivia Totaro and Jordan DeGruchy each added two first-place finishes apiece.
FIRST-PLACE FINISHERS (*PR)
Arter: 100-meter back (1:02.12), 200-meter back (2:14.22), 200-meter IM (2:19.04).
Bufano: 50-meter free (25.35), 200-meter free (2:06.01).
Knorr: 100-meter fly (1:02.13), 200-meter fly (2:30.09).
Fisher: 100-meter breast (1:15.14), 200-meter breast (2:54.57).
Austin Thielke: 400-meter free (4:42.34).
Nathan Braun: 800-meter free (9:49.44).
O'Brien: 100-meter breast (1:24.50), 200-meter breast (3:07.18)
Totaro: 400-meter free (5:07.70), 800-meter free (10:24.26).
DeGruchy: 100-meter fly (1:13.73), 200-meter fly (2:51.29*)
Kara Graybill: 200-meter free (2:20.52)
Amelia Nail: 100-meter back (1:14.37)
Knorr: 200-meter free (2:12.12)
Thielke: 800-meter free (9:55.70), 100-meter breast (1:22.20).
Braun: 400-meter free (4:50.49*), 200-meter free (2:46.24).
Alexander Harkowa: 200-meter breast (3:27.59).
Bufano: 100-meter free (56.82).
O'Brien: 200-meter IM (2:42.64).
Nail: 200-meter back (2:42.86).
Daisy Holder: 400-meter free (5:16.96), 800-meter free (10:41.96).
Airan Wolf: 200-meter fly (3:01.78).
Caroline Pley: 100-meter fly (1:20.54).
Brianna Schoales: 100-meter breast (1:29.88), 200-meter breast (3:18.67).
Fisher: 100-meter free (59.00).
Harkowa: 100-meter fly (1:17.24), 200-meter IM (2:55.40).
Anthony Basore: 100-meter back (1:29.57), 200-meter back (3:16.10).
Totaro: 200-meter IM (2:45.59).
Graybill: 50-meter free (29.67), 100-meter free (1:04.22).
Holder: 200-meter fly (3:04.25).
Wolf: 100-meter fly (1:22.27), 200-meter breast (3:36.56).
Pley: 100-meter back (1:19.63).
Mary Green: 800-meter free (11:11.53), 200-meter back (2:53.15).
Layla Tiberio: 200-meter free (2:34.54).
Cora Jameson: 100-meter breast (1:42.88).
TOP-THREE RELAY FINISHES
Men's 200-meter medley: 1st (1:57.63)
Women's 200-meter medley: 2nd (2:15.17)
Women's 200-meter medley: 3rd (2:25.38)
Women's 200-meter free: 2nd (2:00.38)
Women's 200-meter free: 3rd (2:05.31)
Men's 200-meter free: 2nd (2:00.38)
- The men's team earned 11 individual titles.
- The women's team picked up eight individual titles.
- The men's team combined for 25 top-threes
- The women's team combined for 31 top-three finishes
- Salisbury will continue its homestand on Saturday, Nov. 20 when the Goucher Gophers come to Maggs Pool.
- The meet is set to start at 1 p.m.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
To learn more about the tradition of excellence with Sea Gull Athletics, visit www.SUSeaGulls.com or on social media @SUSeaGulls.