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Swimming Sweeps AMCC Foe Penn State Altoona

FROSTBURG, MD — The Frostburg State swimming and diving teams swept their home meet against Penn State Altoona Saturday afternoon at Bobcat Natatorium. The Bobcat men posted a 119-57 win, while the women won, 117-68.

In men's action, the Bobcats captured the first six events to build a commanding 82-17 advantage.

The team of senior Jay Garner (Darnestown, Md./Quince Orchard), sophomore Kevin Nolan (Annandale, Va./Annandale), sophomore Jay Mayden (Baltimore, Md./Arlington Baptist) and senior Kelly Ryan (Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel) turned in a time of 4:30.56 to easily win the 400 medley relay.

Junior Matt Brew (Silver Spring, Md./Sherwood) then won the 800 freestyle in 10:38.79, and sophomore Ben Marrapodi (Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright) followed with a victory in the 200 freestyle in 2:16.27.

Ryan continued FSU's winning ways, claiming the 200 individual medley in 1:51.79, and freshman Rob Kramer (Olney, Md./Sherwood) took home top honors in the 1-meter diving with 197.2 points.

Sophomore Chris Cornett (Joppatowne, Md./Harford Tech) turned in a time of 1:19.59 to win the 100 backstroke, and Kramer posted another victory in the 3-meter diving, scoring 210.6 points.

The women's meet followed a similar flow, as FSU won the first seven events to open a 92-12 lead.

Junior Siona Walsh (Twin Falls, Idaho/Bellows Free Academy, Vt.), senior Laura Jacquette (Tolchester, Md./Kent County), senior Alex Morrison (Toms River, N.J./Toms River East) and junior Jessie Bley (Ft. Washington, Md./Gwynn Park) teamed to win the 400 medley relay in 5:11.50, and Bley followed with a victory in the 800 freestyle in a time of 11:28.32.

Morrison posted a 2:42.12 to win the 200 freestyle and later captured the 100 butterfly in 1:19.31

Walsh claimed the 50 freestyle in 30.65, before freshman Kim Kaiser (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park) followed with wins in both the 200 individual medley (3:01.87) and the 100 breaststroke (1:33.84).

Senior Cindy Reese (Westminster, Md./Westminster) scored 206.05 points to win the 1-meter diving and finished second in the 3-meter diving with 171.2 points.

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