SAVANNAH, Ga. -
Juniors Shannon Dunnigan (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright)
and Brandon Thornton (Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills (Howard CC))
had solid outings but it wasn’t enough as the Frostburg State swimming teams were swept by Savannah Art & Design Wednesday afternoon.
The Bobcat men lost 124-56 while the women fell 104-45.
Dunnigan captured the 500-yard freestyle title in 5:48.18 and then combined with senior Megan Falls (Swedesboro, N.J./Kingsway Regional) and sophomores Malinda Yost (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill) and Michelle Nash (Columbia, Md./Hammond) to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:59.29. Dunnigan later finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (19:17.27).
Falls also had a good meet with a runner-up and a third-place finish. She was second in the 500-yard freestyle (6:07.26) and third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:19.99).
Yost was third in the 100-yard freestyle (1:01.67) and freshman Sarah Sweet (Kensington, Md./Holy Cross Academy) recorded third in the 100-yard backstroke (1:26.95).
Thornton had the best overall meet on the men’s side. He captured victory in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:10.47) and teamed with juniors Nate Haugh (Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley) and Will Cross (Walkersville, Md./Walkersville) and freshman Matt Horton (Centerville, Va./Westfield) to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:48.38.
Freshman Griffen Williams (Fort Mill, S.C./Fort Mill) captured victory in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:29.09 and Horton recorded second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.38.
Individually, Cross had a second and third-place finish. He was runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:59.34 and third in the 200-yard freestyle in 200-yard freestyle in 2:09.61.
Frostburg State returns to action tomorrow when it travels to La Grange at 8:00 pm.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303