Swimming and Diving: Men and Women Split with Monroe and Mercyhurst
January 25, 2012
The Genesee Community College swimming and diving team played host to Monroe Community College and Mercyhurst North East on Wednesday evening, with both the men and women finishing with one win and one loss on the night.
The GCC men’s team defeated Mercyhurst North East 73-11 and fell to Monroe Community College 50-40. The women’s team beat Mercyhurst North East 28-1 and lost to Monroe Community College 77-9.
Top swimmers on the men’s side included Yusuke Inami (Chikusei, Japan) who finished first in the 200 yard IM and edged out MCC’s Taylor Stewart by 0.83 seconds to claim the top spot in the 100 yard butterfly. Inami teamed up with Brady Smith (Brisbane, Australia), Max Brady (Akron, NY) and Ben Tyx (Alexander, NY) to win the 200 yard medley relay with a finishing time of 1:50.66. Smith also added a second place finish on the night in the 100 yard backstroke, and Tyx, Genesee’s only diver, earned a finals score of 115.25.
Emily Mott (Oakfield, NY) swam to a second place finish in the 500 yard freestyle and a third place finish in the 100 yard butterfly. Kylie Bank (Alexander, NY) earned a second place finish in the 100 yard breaststroke with a finishing time of 1:24.06 and finished third in the 50 yard freestyle. Lauren Hughes (Elba, NY) finished in third place in the 100 yard freestyle.
Genesee will travel to Jamestown Community College on Saturday afternoon and will host the “Genesee Last Chance Invitational” on Saturday, February 4th at 1pm.