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The Shippensburg University men’s swimming team Saturday completed its annual tri-meet against West Chester and host Southern Connecticut State with a split, defeating the host Owls but falling to the Golden Rams in competition from New Haven.

Sophomores Trevor Woolwine and Matt Bochanski impressed with victories on Saturday; Woolwine won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.16 seconds and Bochanski won the 200-yard breaststroke by more than two seconds with a time of 2:09.30.

Overall, Shippensburg had 10 individual swims that satisfied the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) qualifying standards. Bochanski also placed second in the 200-yard IM, touching the wall in 2:02.46, while sophomore Vin Salvatore was close behind in 2:03.05. Salvatore also had a PSAC cut in the 200-yard breaststroke of 2:17.01.

Woolwine was the SU pacesetter in the 100-yard butterfly, posting a conference cut of 54.06 seconds. Senior Jeff Beyer equaled the PSAC standard in the 50-yard freestyle, swimming 22.71 seconds.

All three Raiders who competed in the 200-yard backstroke met the PSAC standard for the event. Freshman David Bussard took third in 2:02.03, while senior Nick Bloom was close behind in 2:02.65. Freshman Michael Hannig swam 2:04.07.

SU’s 400-yard freestyle relay concluded the meet with a second-place finish, as sophomore Andrew Hale, junior Hunter Keck, Woolwine and Beyer swam 3:11.57.

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Hannig, Hale, Salvatore and Beyer completed the 200-yard medley relay in a third-place time of 1:39.68.

Shippensburg returns to action at 5 p.m. Friday with a Homecoming meet against Fairmont State from Donald N. Miller Pool.

1650 Free

David Bussard 17:58.44
Tylor Yakaitis 19:03.60

200 Medley Relay

1. Michael Hannig, Andrew Hale, Vin Salvatore, Jeff Beyer 1:39.68
Nick Bloom, Matt Bochanski, Kordell Morgan, Elijah Zinn 1:42.46
Alec Burger, Hunter Keck, Adam Fox, Eric Zimmerman 1:44.03

50 Free

1. Trevor Woolwine 22.16 (PSAC)
3. Jeff Beyer 22.71 (PSAC)
Tylor Yakaitis 24.24
Anthony Caravaggio 24.46

200 Back

3. David Bussard 2:02.03 (PSAC)
Nick Bloom 2:02.65 (PSAC)
Michael Hannig 2:04.07 (PSAC)

200 Breast

1. Matt Bochanski 2:09.30 (PSAC)
Vin Salvatore 2:17.01 (PSAC)
Christian Sawyer 2:33.23

200 Free

Eric Zimmerman 1:50.82
David Bussard 1:55.29
Tylor Yakaitis 1:59.62
Elijah Zinn 2:00.93

100 Fly

Trevor Woolwine 54.06 (PSAC)
Kordell Morgan 55.09
Adam Fox 57.38
Alec Burger 57.98

200 IM

  1. Matt Bochanski 2:02.46 (PSAC)
  2. Vin Salvatore 2:03.05 (PSAC)
    Nick Bloom 2:04.62
    Michael Hannig 2:10.54

400 Free Relay

1. Andrew Hale, Hunter Keck, Trevor Woolwine, Jeff Beyer 3:11.57
Elijah Zinn, Tylor Yakaitis, Eric Zimmerman, Adam Fox 3:28.13
Anthony Caravaggio, Alec Burger, David Bussard, Kordell Morgan 3:33.78

Casey Saussaman, SU Sports Information, contributed to this story

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