The Canisius College swimming and diving teams each went 1-1 in the City Dual Meets at Cleveland State on Tuesday. Both the Canisius men and women fell to Cleveland State, but were able to pick up wins over Notre Dame College.
The Canisius men were led by freshmen Matt Tanchick and Colin Landweer and sophomore Spencer Bray, each of whom took home two individual victories in the meet.
Tanchick finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.38) and 200-yard IM (1:55.74). Landweer won both the 100- and 200-yard freestyles with times of 48.04 and 1:45.55 respectively. Bray finished first in the 1000-yard freestyle, posting a time of 9:36.85, which is good for a season’s best. He also swam to a season-best time during a first place finish in the 500-yard freestyle posting a time of 4:41.34.
Junior Eddie Quarantillo and sophomore Alicia Wheeler took home individual victories for the Griffs. Quarantillo finished with a score of 316.13 in the 3-meter dive, while Wheeler set a new season-best time in the 100-yard butterfly finishing in 1:00.27.
Canisius took second place in all-four relays in the meet. The Griffs kicked the meet off in the 200-yard medley relay, with sophomore Clare Battaglia, freshman Marissa Watroba, sophomore Alicia Wheeler and senior Kelli Graber finishing in 1:52.30. The men’s team of freshmen Wyatt Sintay, Matt Tanchick, Cam MacDonald and junior Nick Sereday finished in 1:36.39.
The Griffs closed out the meet with the 200-yard freestyle relay. The women say Graber, sophomore Alex Doody, junior Marissa Oakey and senior Anna Schena swim to a time of 1:41.88.
The men’s squad of MacDonald, freshman Christian Westermeier, Landweer and Sereday swim the event in 1:27.06.
The Canisius men moved to 7-2 on the season in duals with the split, while the women now hold a 5-4 record.
The meet was the final road contest of the season for the Griffs, who will now host three home meets before the MAAC Championships in February.