FROSTBURG, MD —
Frostburg State split a dual swimming and diving meet with visiting Bethany Wednesday at Bobcat Natatorium.
The Bobcat women posted a 137-58 victory to improve to 4-5 on the season, while the men dropped a narrow 111-107 decision to fall to 2-6.
Junior Kristin Moats (Leesburg, Va./Loudoun County) led the women by winning the 200-meter individual medley (2:43.82), the 200-meter butterfly (2:39.00) and the 200-meter breaststroke (3:06.00).
Freshman Shannon Dunnigan (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) also enjoyed an outstanding meet, claiming both the 800-meter freestyle (10:44.48) and 400-meter freestyle (4:58.05) and finishing second in the 200-meter butterfly (2:42.56).
Senior Melody Hanna (Frostburg, Md./Beall) won the 200-meter freestyle (2:20.57) and was second in the 100-meter freestyle (1:04.09), while freshman Beth Pallotta (Columbia, Md./Archbishop Spalding) won the 200-meter backstroke (2:48.47) and added a third-place showing in the 200-meter individual medley (2:58.88).
Junior Heather Hamor (Nanjemoy, Md./Lackey) turned in runner-up finishes in both the 50-meter freestyle (30.09) and the 100-meter freestyle (1:07.56).
Sophomore Amy Contino (Bridgeton, N.J./Cumberland Regional) was second in the 200-meter freestyle (2:31.39) and third in the 200-meter backstroke (2:53.46).
Sophomore Megan Falls (Swedesboro, N.J./Kingsway Regional) was second in the 400-meter freestyle (5:23.98) and third in the 200-meter freestyle (2:31.96), freshman Julie Groetzinger (La Vale, Md./Bishop Walsh) was second in the 200-meter backstroke (2:52.51) and third in the 50-meter freestyle (33.26) and freshman Amanda Delaney (Frostburg, Md./Beall) was second in the 200-meter breaststroke (3:32.00) and fourth in the 200-meter individual medley (3:10.54).
Freshman Shannon Hurkett (Rockville, Md./Richard Montgomery) finished second in the 800-meter freestyle (11:32.23) and was also third in the 400-meter freestyle (5:31.53).
Contino, Hurkett, Pollota and Hanna won the 400-meter medley relay in 5:16.59, and Hamor, Groetzinger, Delaney and Falls won the 400-meter freestyle relay in 4:48.00.
Juniors Sean Leaman (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) and Chris Williams (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore City College) combined to win five events as the FSU men fell short.
Leaman claimed the 800-meter freestyle (10:11.50), the 200-meter individual medley (2:32.00) and the 400-meter freestyle (5:08.00), while Williams captured both the 50-meter freestyle (24.61) and the 100-meter freestyle (57.61).
Sophomore Tom Sandor (Somerset, Pa./Somerset) finished second in both the 100- (1:01.71) and 200-meter (2:15.39) freestyles, while sophomore Kyle Meyer (Clifton, Va./Centreville) was the runner-up in the one-meter diving (162.85 points) and the 200-meter backstroke (2:53.77).
Junior Brendon Craig (Lanoka Harbor, N.J./Lacey Township) placed second in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:54.35) and third in the 200-meter freestyle (2:16.88), sophomore Will Cross (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) finished second in the 200-meter butterfly (3:32.16) and fourth in the 400-meter freestyle (5:18.36) and junior Steven Ramsey (Olney, Md./Magruder) was third in both the one-meter (140.20 points) and three-meter diving (125.95) events.
Freshman Nate Haugh (Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley) added a second-place finish in the 400-meter freestyle (5:08.28) as well as a fifth-place showing in the 200-meter freestyle (2:22.86).
Junior Calvin Kiple (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) was second in the 800-meter freestyle (12:55.89), sophomore Matt Nestor (Westminster, Md./Calvert Hall) was third in the 50-meter freestyle (30.73) and junior J.D. Ottey (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) was third in the 200-meter breaststroke in 3:02.98.
Nestor, Craig, Serrano and Cross teamed for a runner-up finish in the 400-meter medley relay (5:13.85) as did Williams, Meyer, Haugh and Sandor in the 400-meter freestyle relay (4:04.44). Nestor, Serrano, Ottey and Kiple placed third in the 400-meter freestyle relay (4:56.90).
Frostburg State will host Penn State Altoona and Penn State Behrend in a tri-meet Saturday at 2:00 pm.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303