Diplomats Hold Off Red Devils

Diplomats Hold Off Red Devils

Results

CARLISLE, Pa. – A first-place finish from the 400-yard Relay team secured Franklin & Marshall's 133-129 victory over Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming competition on Saturday afternoon. Alec Wahl, Brendan Cline, and Christopher Schiavone led with first-place finishes.

The Diplomats improved to a 7-4, 3-2 CC record. 

Top Finishers (Individual)

Alec Wahl

            100-yard Backstroke – First – 54.42

            200-yard Backstroke – First – 1:58.02

Brendan Cline

            100-yard Butterfly – First – 52.71

            1,000-yard Freestyle – Second – 10:20.08

            200-yard Butterfly – Third – 2:07.58

Christopher Schiavone

            50-yard Freestyle – First – 21.48

            100-yard Freestyle – First – 47.13

            200-yard Freestyle – Second – 1:49.52 

Timothy Gould

            100-yard Backstroke – Second – 55.05

            50-yard Freestyle – Second – 22.60

            200-yard Backstroke – Second – 1:59.59 

Thomas Graminski

            100-yard Breaststroke – Second – 1:01.28

            200-yard IM – Second – 1:58.21

            200-yard Breaststroke – Third – 2:12.98 

Ryan Lawlor

            200-yard Butterfly – Second – 2:03.63

            100-yard Butterfly – Third – 55.07

James Winters-McCabe

            1,000-yard Freestyle – Third – 10:38.73

            500-yard Freestyle – Third – 5:08.26 

Colby Kocon

            100-yard Freestyle – Third – 50.27

Top Finishers (Relay)

400-yard Medley Relay (Wahl, Graminski, Sanders, Schiavone) – First – 3:33.57 

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Gould, Cline, Wahl, Sanders) – First – 3:13.35

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) – 15th – 6:56.89  

200-yard Freestyle Relay (Schiavone, Gould, Cline, Moskus) – 19th – 1:23.54

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 close out the regular season, hosting Gettysburg on Saturday, Feb. 9 for a 1:00 p.m. meet.