SALISBURY, Md. – The men's and women's swimming teams of Salisbury University returned to action after a month-long hiatus when they hosted McDaniel College on Saturday afternoon. A late charge by the men's team helped secure a 101-101 tie, while the women's team fell to the Green Terror, 71-129.
The men's team finished the afternoon with four individual first-place finishes to help earn the tie.
Josh Brown was the first to capture that feat when he finished the 50-meter freestyle in a time of 24.35 seconds.
Richard Baker finished the 100-meter backstroke to earn a first-place time of 1:01.99.
Peter Moyer earned his first-place finish two races later in the 400-meter freestyle, with a time of 4:31.41.
Kyle Russell rounded out the afternoon by earning a first-place finish in the 100-meter breaststroke, in a time of 1:10.97.
Conor Johnston, Brown, Baker, and Russell combined to earn a first-place finish in the 400-meter freestyle relay, with a time of 3:48.19. It was the final race of the day and helped propel the men to come from behind and capture the tie.
The women's team capped off its afternoon by also securing a first-place finish in the 400-meter freestyle relay. Jordyn Rowe, Ellen Berry, Ali Johnston, and Angela Barzanti combined to finish with a time of 4:43.41.
Barzanti also earned a second-place finish in the 800-meter freestyle, with a time of 10:53.08.
A time of 2:44.13 helped Rowe capture an Individual second-place finish in the 200-meter individual medley.
Emma Tarnosky rounded out the day for the women's team by securing a second-place time of 1:12.23 in the 100-meter backstroke.
The teams will return to the pool next Saturday, January 13, when they host Capital Athletic Conference rival Mary Washington University. The meet is set to begin at 1 p.m.