Sea Gulls soar over Bobcats, men winning 146-59 and women winning 122-83

Sea Gulls soar over Bobcats, men winning 146-59 and women winning 122-83

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and women's swimming teams competed against Frostburg State University on Saturday afternoon, as the women won 122-83 and the men captured a 146-59 victory.

Women

The women's team earned six first-place finishes and a new pool record in a winning effort for the Sea Gulls. Salisbury started off the meet claiming the 200-meter medley relay in a time of 2:08.10 with Emma Tarnosky, Victoria Radcliffe, Layne Gable and Bizu Baldinazzo each contributing to the win.

In the 100-meter IM, Radcliffe notched a first-place finish and a new pool record posting a time of 1:09.80, almost three seconds ahead of second-place.

Nikky Marders earned a first-place finish in the 100-meter butterfly, posting a time of 1:13.57, just two seconds ahead of teammate Rachel Lisk.

The women continued their success in the 100-meter backstroke, as Tarnosky collected her second win of the afternoon, recording a time of 1:10.63.

Gable also continued her earlier success as she earned another win in the 400-meter freestyle, finishing in 4:58.04.

Gable, Tarnosky, Bizunesh and Maddie Snow combined for the final win of the day as they placed first in the 800-meter freestyle relay, notching a time of 9:30.63.

Men

The men's squad recorded eight first-place finishes and wrote two new pool records in their victory over Frostburg State on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Okan Eyigor continued his winning ways in the meet, as he was a part of two first-place relay teams and an individual first-place tally. Eyigor's first win of the day came alongside Tyler MaggioStephen Arcidiacono and Jake Blazer as they took first in the 200-meter medley relay, posting a time of 1:50.28.

Eyigor shined again in the 100-meter backstroke, taking the victory with a time of 59.85 seconds. Eyigor, alongside Peter MoyerScott Schirmer and Maggio rounded out the day collecting the final win for the Sea Gulls in the 800-meter freestyle relay, posting a time of 8:22.57.

Senior Bill James earned the third win of the day for the men. James recorded a first-place finish and posted a new pool record in the 1500-meter freestyle, finishing with a time of 18:36.67.

Moyer went on to give Salisbury their fourth win when he touched the wall first in the 200-meter freestyle, posting a time of 1:59.14, which was also good for a new pool record. Moyer shined again as he took first-place in the 400-meter freestyle, notching a time of 4:38.52.

Junior Conor Johnston also added his name to the records book when he took first-place in the 100-meter IM, posting a time of 1:04.53.

Arcidiacono earned Salisbury's eighth win of the day capturing the 100-meter butterfly finishing with a time of 1:02.69.

The Sea Gulls are back in action at home on Wednesday, November 9 as they will compete against Washington (Md.) College. The meet is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.

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