Oswego State men’s, women’s swimming and diving teams drop a pair

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. – The Oswego State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams suffered a pair of losses to New Paltz on Saturday afternoon.

The Laker men lost 146-116, while their counterparts fell 148-95. Austin Nau (Fr., Rochester, N.Y.) won the 50 freestyle (23.17), the 100 backstroke (58.76), and led off the first-place 400 freestyle relay with a starting leg of 51.04 seconds.

Zach Gerber (Fr., Oswego, N.Y.), Matt Pamlanye (Jr., Holbrook, N.Y.) and Andrew Minnick (Jr., Latham, N.Y.) joined Nau in the 400 free relay to touch the wall in 3:26.83.

Additional event winners included Adam Weber (Sr., Clarence, N.Y.) in the 200 backstroke (2:08.31), Katie Flood (Jr., Hastings on Hudson, N.Y.) in the 200 individual medley (2:26.08), Laurie Jackson (Jr., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) in the 500 freestyle (5:50.22), Sabia Filiaci (So., Schenectady, N.Y.) in the 100 butterfly (1:03.14).

Andrew Minnick (Jr., Latham, N.Y.) was second in the 100 freestyle and the 200 freestyle with times of 51.12 and 1:50.62, respectively, and the 200 individual medley (2:09.71). Graham Burnell (Fr., Medina, Ohio) touched the wall second in the 100 fly (59.21) and the 200 fly (2:11.33), while Tom Schmid (Jr., Liverpool, N.Y.) had a runner-up finish in the 1,000 freestyle (10:52.44). Niklas Hesse (Fr., Stony Brook, N.Y.) had a runner-up finish in the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke with times of 1:06.99 and 2:29.03, respectively. Katie Flood also took second in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.69).

The men’s and women’s 200 medley relays both placed second with times of 1:48.99 and 2:00.03, respectively. Members of the men’s relay consisted of Weber, Hesse, Burnell, and Pamlanye, while the women’s relay was made up of Tracey Hagan (Fr., Burnt Hills, N.Y.), Flood, Filiaci, and Emily Plummer (Sr., Horseheads, N.Y.). The women’s 400 freestyle relay made up of Emily Doe (Fr., Dansville, N.Y.), Plummer, Filiaci, and Jackson were first in the 400 freestyle relay as well.

Oswego State will face Brockport next Saturday at 1 p.m. in Brockport.