Diplomats Fall Short Against Bears

Diplomats Fall Short Against Bears

Results

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's men's swimming team fell in a hard-fought 133-129 meet against Ursinus on Saturday afternoon. Christopher Schiavone (50-yard Freestyle), Brendan Cline (100-yard Butterfly) and the 400-yard Freestyle Relay team all notched pool records. 

The Diplomats dropped to 6-4 with a 2-2 mark in Centennial Conference (CC) action. 

Top Finishers (Individual) 

Christopher Schiavone

            50-yard Freestyle – First – 20.97

            100-yard Freestyle – First – 47.11 

Brendan Cline

            100-yard Butterfly – First – 51.29

            200-yard Freestyle – Second – 1:45.65

Thomas Graminski

            100-yard Breaststroke – First – 1:00.02

            200-yard Breaststroke – First – 2:13.12

            200-yard IM – First – 1:57.56

Jonathon Sinton

            200-yard Butterfly – First – 1:58.17

Alec Wahl

            100-yard Backstroke – Second – 53.15

            200-yard Backstroke – Second – 1:58.41           

Top Finishers (Relay)

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Schiavone, Cline, Gould, Sanders) – First – 3:09.07 

200-yard Medley Relay (Wahl, Graminski, Sanders, Schiavone) – First – 1:35.36 

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

Schiavone:

            50-yard Freestyle – 13th – 20.49

            100-yard Freestyle – 5th – 44.49   

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Moskus, Gould, Sanders, Schiavone) – 11th – 3:08.88  

800-yard Freestyle Relay (Schiavone, Gould, Cline, Moskus) – 14th – 6:56.89 

400-yard Medley Relay (Wahl, Graminski, Sanders, Schiavone) – 20th – 3:24.99     

200-yard Medley Relay (Wahl, Graminski, Sanders, Schiavone) – 22nd – 1:32.98   

Up Next: The Diplomats head to Dickinson on Saturday, Feb. 2 for a tri-meet with the Red Devils and Cabrini starting at 1:00 p.m.