LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall men's swimming opened 2017 in style on Sunday afternoon, defeating Susquehanna 174-88 in nonconference competition. The win moved the Diplomats to 2-3 on the season.
-Eric Lang earned his first individual victory of the day in the 100-yard breaststroke, touching the wall in 59.86. He was followed by Ryan Caffrey in second (1:02.59) and Matthew Pozmanter in third (1:05.37) as the Diplomats swept the top three places.
-Lang earned his second victory of the day in the 200-yard breaststroke, finishing in 2:15.78.
-Timothy Gould tallied two individual victories as well, beginning in the 100-yard backstroke with a mark of 54.65. He was followed by Currie in third at 56.67.
-In the 200-yard backstroke, Gould took first in 2:00.55 and Currie earned second in 2:03.42.
-Eric Dietrich-Peterson took a pair of firsts, finishing the 100-yard freestyle in 48.52.
-In the 200-yard butterfly his time of 2:00.92 was good for first as Cody Kalinowski took third in 2:04.81.
-The 100-yard butterfly saw Sanders lead a sweep with a time of 54.06, with Kalinowski taking second (54.70) and Sinton in third (55.76).
-Sinton added to his strong day in the 1,000-yard freestyle, taking second in 10:25.22.
-Richard Perry grabbed two second-place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.73) and 500-yard freestyle (4:58.76).
The Diplomats return to action on Friday, hosting McDaniel at 6:00 p.m.