CANTON, Ohio – The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming teams wrapped up the four-day Great Midwest Conference & Mountain East Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton, Ohio.
On the women’s side, Morgan Choffin was the highest Lady Bobcat swimmer in the 500-yard free. Choffin shaved off more than three seconds in the final heat of the event. Amanda Schlor completed the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.20. Alayna Crane finished the same event in 1:03.67.
Jennifer Williams logged a time of 1:11.84 in the 100-yard backstroke. In the 200-yard butterfly, Alienor Dalle (2:33.68) and Morgan Bennet (2:36.56) placed in the finals of the event.
Concluding the evening, the 800-yard freestyle relay team of Crane, Zeinah Abdelsalam, Lillie Archer and Choffin completed the final race in 8:34.98.
On the men’s side, Marc Bennett placed ninth overall in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:53.95. Jake Bohland finished the 500 free in 5:07.83. Nick Gerosa recorded a time of 58.05 in the 100-yard backstroke. Santiago De Stefano Cavazos placed 14th overall in the 200-yard butterfly and finished with a time of 2:06.07. Stephen Groves II logged a time of 2:20.77 in the same event.
On the women’s side, Lillie Archer paced a time of 20:16.18 in the 1650 -yard free. Zeinah Abdelsalam completed the race in 22:32.49. Alayna Crane came in 19th overall in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:18.20. Jennifer Williams completed the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:46.43. The 400 yard free relay team of Alienor Dalle, Morgan Bennet, Crane and Hannah Cook logged a time of 3:48.87.
On the men’s side, Jake placed 21st overall in the 1650-yard free with a time of 18:55.52. Russ Sutton touched the wall in 21:59.09 in the same event.
Marc Bennett completed the 100-yard freestyle in 48.44 for a 19th overall finish. Stephen Groves II completed the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:26.75.
The 400 yard relay team of Jackson Igo, Groves II, Bohland and Bennett completed their race in 3:25.60.
The women’s team collected 346.5 points for eighth place overall in the meet. The men’s team placed eighth place with 241 points.