ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The Salisbury University men and women's swimming team fell in the final meet of the regular season against conference-foe St. Mary's College of Maryland, as the men recorded a score of 121-84, and the women, 154-51.
Gough started his day off in the 50-yard freestyle, racing for a time of 22.39 and nine points, while senior Chris Franklin came in for a close second place on a time of 22.66. The sophomore continued his successful day taking the 100-yard freestyle (49.57), giving him 18 total points for the meet through his two individual races. Franklin added a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 51.25. The senior recorded seven points for the meet in his individual contests.
Eyigor grabbed his top finish in the 200-yard backstroke, finishing with a time of 2:01.91 and nine points. Following behind the freshman for second place was senior James Gough with a time of 2:04.49 for four points.
Junior Rich Ambrose, sophomores Jake Blazer and Gough, and Franklin finished the meet strong taking first place in the 400-yard freestyle relay for 11 points, out swimming second-place St. Mary's by over seven seconds for a time of 3:20.41.
Freshman Victoria Radcliffe and sophomore Andria Moyer with seven and six points, respectively, paced the women's squad in individual events. Radcliffe, falling just short of a top finish by a split second, claimed third place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:00.97, as first place finished in 2:00.46. The freshman added a silver medal to her day racing for a time of 2:35.92 in the 200-yard breaststroke.
Moyer raced for two third-place finishes for the meet. The sophomore started the day in the 50-yard freestyle, recording a time of 27.82. Several events later, Moyer claimed third in the 100-yard freestyle (1:00.56), while freshman Rachel Lisk grabbed fourth (1:01.35).
In the 200-yard butterfly, SU claimed second, third and fourth place by freshman Layne Gable (2:23.96) and sophomores Nicki Schult (2:29.44) and Kayla Wumer (2:33.87), respectively, recording nine points for the three positions.
The women's squad concluded the meet with a silver medal in the 400-yard freestyle relay led by Moyer, Lisk, freshman Claudia Guay, and sophomore Melissa Alessandrini, racing to a time of 4:07.94 for four points.
The Gulls now prepare for the Capital Athletic Conference men and women's swimming championships that will be held in St. Mary's City, Md., on February 21-23.