BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams finished the SUNYAC Championships on Saturday in the same place they started the day, as the Laker women placed fifth with 324 points and the Laker men placed sixth with 287 points. Kyle Lounsberry led the Laker charge after finishing fourth in the 100 freestyle with a time of 47.58, while the men’s 400 freestyle relay captured third place with a time of 3:12.10. Members of the relay included Lounsberry, Kyle Hoag, Andrew Minnick, and Nick Dupree.
Nikki Dean completed her stellar career with a fifth-place result in the 200 backstroke after touching the wall in 2:10.64. Keriann Earl joined Dean as a scorer in the event with a 12th-place finish (2:15.58). On the men’s side, Adam Weber placed 11th with a time of 2:01.81 and Brandon Hatch placed 14th with a time of 2:03.18.
Oswego State received additional points in the 100 freestyle from Nick Dupree and Kyle Hoag, who finished tied for ninth (48.58) and 14th (48.91), respectively. Emily Plummer was 12th in the same event for the Laker women with a time of 55.54.
In the 200 breaststroke, Oswego State had two women reach the podium as Katie Maye finished sixth with a time of 2:32.37 and Delia Reed finished eighth with a time of 2:34.81, while Dereck Harmon took ninth place with a time of 2:15.12. Other scorers included James Pope, who placed tenth with a time of 2:04.63 in the 200 butterfly for the Laker men, and the women’s 400 freestyle relay, which placed fourth with a time of 3:41.79. The relay was comprised of Nikki Dean, Emily Plummer, Stacy Cich, and Molly Heagerty.
In women’s 1-meter diving, Chelsea Colton and Kellie Schieber finished sixth and eighth, respectively, with 372.60 points and 359.45 points.
Geneseo captured the men’s and women’s titles with 854 and 771.5 points, respectively.