Video: Swimming vs Widener
The men’s and women’s swimming teams returned home for the first time in over a month on Saturday afternoon and played host to Widener University. The men’s team had a strong start to their afternoon, earning a first-place finish in its opening event, the 200-meter medley relay. Richard Baker, Kyle Russell, Josh Brown, and Pete Moyer combined to finish with a time of 1:52.51. Baker had himself a day, collecting an additional three individual first-place finishes in the 100-meter backstroke (1:02.12), the 200-meter backstroke (2:17.17) and the 200-meter individual medley (2:21.26) The women’s relay team of Emma Tarnosky, Ali Johnston, Angela Barzanti, and Jordyn Rowe combined to earn a second-place finish in the 200-meter medley relay, with a time of 2:15.86 seconds. Tarnosky also earned an individual first-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke, with a time of 1:11.39. Both teams would ultimately fall to Widener, with the men falling 164-96, and the women, 198-64. The teams will travel to Virginia Wesleyan University on Friday, December 8 to take on the Marlins. The meet is set to begin at 5 p.m.