Freshman Moyer breaks school record as Swimming falls to Washington College

Freshman Moyer breaks school record as Swimming falls to Washington College

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – The Salisbury University swimming teams went on the road to take on Washington College in a non-conference meet and both squads fell at the hands of Washington College as the men lost 141-64 and the women lost 130-75.


Freshmen Peter Moyer set a school record in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:15.01 to pick up a second-place finish for the Gulls. The previous school record was set in 2009 by Drew Robichaud who swam the event in 10:24.14. Moyer once again finish second in the 500-yard freestyle, clocking in at 5:08.39.

Senior Jake Blazer picked up a victory in the 100-yard freestyle for Salisbury as he won the race by just 0.60 seconds in a time of 48.65 seconds. Teammate Will Gough finished third in the heat with a time of 49.22 second, just 0.07 seconds from second place.

Okan Eyigor was victorious in the 100-yard backstroke, finishing in 53.83 seconds for the nine points.


Nicki Schult was the top performer in the pool for the Gulls as she notched a first-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle, winning by a convincing nine-second margin at 11:26.20. Schult also picked up second in the 500-yard freestyle, coming in at 5:39.90.

Layne Gable was the other member of the women's team to grab a victory at the meet as she won the 100-yard butterfly by less than a second, touching the wall at 1:02.05.

Bizu Baldinazzo had a pair of second-place finishes as she finished the 50-yard freestyle in 26.40 seconds and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:04.22.

Both teams return to action on November 20 when they travel to Swarthmore College for the two-day Swarthmore Invitational.