Moyer leads way as seven Gulls are named All-CAC selections

Moyer leads way as seven Gulls are named All-CAC selections

YORK, Pa. - At the 2017 Capital Athletic Conference swimming championships, the Salisbury University swimming teams had seven members named All-CAC performers for their efforts at St. Mary's College of Maryland from February 19-21.

Sophomore Peter Moyer made a huge splash at this year's championships, earning his first individual career First-Team All-CAC nod in the 500-yard freestyle. Moyer also collected two individual Second-Team All-CAC nods in the 200-yard freestyle and again in the 1650-yard freestyle where he set a new school record on day two, recording a time of 16:16.60, good enough for a NCAA "B" qualifying time.

Over the course of the weekend, Moyer set two new school records, the 500-yard freestyle (which had not been won by a Sea Gull at championships since Brendan Roddy won it in 2001) on day two and the 1650-yard freestyle on day three.

Moyer, alongside fellow teammates Okan EyigorConor Johnstonand Jake Blazer earned a Second-Team All-CAC for Salisbury in the 400-yard freestyle relay, coming in second on the final day of championships.

Senior Eyigor was the other individual men's swimmer for the Sea Gulls to earn All-CAC honors. Eyigor collected two Second-Team All-CAC honors for his performances in the 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke. On day one of the championship's Eyigor broke his first school record of the weekend in the 200-yard butterfly when he touched the wall at 1:56.44. On the following day Eyigor set another record during his second-place finish for the 100-yard backstroke, earning a time of 51.34 seconds. This year's accolades marks Eyigor's fifth All-CAC award of his career.

Eyigor ended his senior championship weekend alongside Stephen ArcidiaconoJake Blazer, and Tyler Maggio as they brought home Salisbury's second Second-Team All-CAC award, coming in second in the 400-yard medley relay, posting a time of 3:09.98.

The women were honored with one individual All-CAC performer in Victoria Radcliffe. In the 100-yard IM, Radcliffe touched the wall second and set a new school record on day three of the finals as she recorded a time of 1:01.18, earning herself the Second-Team honor. The award marks Radcliffe's second Second-Team All-CAC award of her career for the Sea Gulls.

To view the men's All-CAC team, click here.

To view the women's All-CAC team, click here.

 

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