F&M Takes Second at Invitational

F&M Takes Second at Invitational

Results

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's men's swimming team put together a second-place finish at F&M annual invite on Sunday. The Diplomats finished with 1,099.5 points, including a program record 400-yard Freestyle Relay; with Christopher Schiavone notching a program record after leading off the relay with a 44.49 swim. Mary Washington took the top spot with 1,413.5 points.  

National Standing: Multiple finishes tonight have cracked the top-50 times across Division III: Schiavone – 100-yard Freestyle (1st); Wahl – 200-yard Backstroke (18th); Graminski – 200-yard IM (8th), 100-yard Breaststroke (28th); Cline – 500-yard Freestyle (35th); 400-yard Freestyle Relay (2nd).

Top Finishers (Individual)

Alec Wahl

            200-yard Backstroke – First – 1:53.37

Thomas Graminski

            200-yard IM – Second – 1:54.24

            100-yard Breaststroke – Fourth – 58.28

Christopher Schiavone

            100-yard Freestyle – Second – 44.65

Timothy Gould

            200-yard Backstroke – Third – 1:55.54 

Brendan Cline

            500-yard Freestyle – Fourth – 4:44.96

Adam Moskus

            100-yard Freestyle – Fifth – 46.73 

Ryan Lawlor

            200-yard Butterfly – Second (B) – 2:00.49 

Daniel Sanders

            100-yard Freestyle – Fourth (B) – 48.36 

Jonathon Sinton

            500-yard Freestyle – Eighth (B) – 5:10.45

            200-yard Butterfly – Eighth (C) – 2:07.78

James Connolly

            500-yard Freestyle – Third (C) – 4:57.98

Chad Catania

            200-yard Backstroke – Third (C) – 2:08.06

Top Finishers (Relay)           

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Schiavone, Cline, Gould, Moskus) – First – 3:03.88 

Additional Notes: Heading into the weekend, F&M had several swimmers with times in the top-50 across Division III:  

Schiavone:

            50-yard Freestyle – 11th – 21.02 

            100-yard Freestyle – 35th – 47.29

Wahl:

            200-yard Backstroke – 32nd – 1:55.62

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Moskus, Gould, Sanders, Schiavone) – 15th – 3:10.90 

200-yard Medley Relay (Wahl, Graminski, Sanders, Schiavone) – 26th – 1:36.17 

Up Next: This closes out the first portion of F&M's schedule. The Diplomats resume action on Saturday, Jan. 13, hosting Susquehanna and WPI at 2:00 p.m.