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Swimming Falls to Salem International

SALEM, WV — The Frostburg State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were swept by Division II Salem (W.Va.) International Friday afternoon. The Bobcat men fell 120-84 while the women were defeated 116-82.

On the men's side, senior Jay Mayden (Baltimore, Md./Arlington Baptist) led the way with wins in both the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.28) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:07.11).

Freshman Ross Herman (North Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) was FSU's other winner, capturing the 100-yard backstroke in 59.87.

The Bobcats received runner-up showings by sophomore Sean Leaman (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:36.07), sophomore C.C. Williams (Fort Mill, S.C./Fort Mill) in the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.99) and sophomore Chris Williams (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore City College) in both the 50-yard freestyle (22.56) and the 100-yard freestyle (50.02).

FSU was also second in the 400-yard medley relay (4:09.24) and the 400-yard freestyle (3:32.25).

Sophomore Kristin Moats (Loudoun County/Leesburg, Va.) paced the Bobcat women with a win and two runner-up showings. She took home the 200-yard freestyle (2:06.94) and was second in both the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.51) and the 100-yard backstroke (1:09.37).

Sophomore Heather Hamor (Nanjemoy, Md./Lackey) won the 500-yard freestyle (5:38.95) and finished second in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:43.39).

Junior Melody Hanna (Frostburg, Md./Beall) added second-place finishes in both the 50-yard freestyle (27.71) and the 100-yard freestyle (59.80), while freshman Megan Falls (Kingsway Regional/Swesboro, N.J.) was second in the 500-yard freestyle (5:49.19).

Falls, Hamor, Hanna and freshman Amy Contino (Bridgton, N.J./Cumberland Regional) teamed to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:06.02.

The Bobcat women were also second in the 400-yard medley relay in 5:23.54.

"I'm very proud of all of our swimmers," said FSU head coach Troy Strieby. "They showed a lot of heart and spirit against a tough team with top-notch swimmers. We did a great job overall and are on the right track."

The Bobcats will host Washington & Jefferson tomorrow at noon.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780