Shippensburg University sports: SU’s men defeat Fairmont State

SU’s men swimmers defeated Fairmont State, 80-43 in a dual meet hosted by Cal U Friday night, winning all but two events. The team is now 3-1 in the win-loss column.

Senior Vin Salvatore (Howell, N.J./Howell) and junior David Bussard (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin) each recorded a pair of victories. Bussard swam the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:41.69, and later won the 200-yard backstroke in a conference cut of 2:01.42. Salvatore won the 400-yard IM in a conference cut of 4:24.79 and came right back to win the 200-yard butterfly in 2:05.29.

The Raiders posted six Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) cuts on the night. Freshman Nathan VanNatter (Pottstown, Pa./Owen J. Roberts) won the 100-yard freestyle in 49.35 seconds; senior Trevor Woolwine (Mohnton, Pa./Governor Mifflin) won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.30; sophomore Matthew Beard (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area) won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.45 seconds; and senior Matt Bochanski (Havertown, Pa./Haverford) took second in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:11.57.

In relay competition, SU opened the dual meet with Woolwine, Bochanski, senior Andrew Hale (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) and Beard posting a narrow victory in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:38.12. The meet ended with Woolwine, Beard, junior Elijah Zinn (Shippensburg, Pa./Shippensburg Area) and Hale completing the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:29.39.

SU’s men swimmers are back in action Nov. 5 at Clarion.

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Meet results

200 Medley Relay

1. Trevor WoolwineMatt BochanskiAndrew HaleMatthew Beard 1:38.12
3. Michael HannigNathan VanNatterAlec Burger, Elijah Zinn1:42.57

1000 Free

1. David Bussard 10:41.69
3. Tylor Yakaitis 11:44.07

200 Free

1. Trevor Woolwine 1:49.30 (PSAC)
3. David Johnson 1:51.29
Michael Hannig 1:58.73

50 Free

1. Matthew Beard 22.45 (PSAC)
3. Elijah Zinn 23.31
Anthony Caravaggio 24.74

400 IM

1. Vin Salvatore 4:24.79 (PSAC)
2. Matt Bochanski 4:31.69
3. JC Greenwood 4:46.66

200 Fly

1. Vin Salvatore 2:05.29
2. David Johnson 2:05.39
Eric Zimmerman 2:12.45

100 Free

1. Nathan VanNatter 49.35 (PSAC)
3. Andrew Hale 50.03
Tylor Yakaitis 55.66

 200 Back

1. David Bussard 2:01.42 (PSAC)
3. Michael Hannig 2:08.64
Alec Burger 2:13.74

200 Breast

2. Matt Bochanski 2:11.57 (PSAC)
Nathan VanNatter 2:25.20
Christian Sawyer 2:46.91

200 Free Relay

1. Trevor WoolwineMatthew BeardElijah ZinnAndrew Hale 1:29.39
2. Christian SawyerDavid BussardDavid JohnsonVin Salvatore 1:33.80
Tylor YakaitisAnthony CaravaggioEric ZimmermanAlec Burger 1:37.36