Lafayette 400 free relay teams take first and third place to seal the 118-113 win.
Jan. 20, 2002
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - The Lafayette men's swimming and diving team swam to a 118-113 win over visiting Delaware on Saturday at Ruef Natatorium.
Sophomore Stephen Berkowitz (Scotch Plains,N.J./Scotch Plains Fanwood) and freshman Jakub Pritz (Holmes, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) paced the Leopards with two top finishes. Berkowitz captured the title in the 200 IM (1:59.96) and the 200 fly (1:59.67). Pritz took the 50- and 100-yd free events in times of 21.91 and 48.36, respectively.
The Leopards were down 109-105 heading into the final event after a first and second place Delaware finish in the 200-yd breastroke by Tim Wasiewski and Bob Frey.
The Lafayette 400-yd free relay team of Connlain, Janis Eisl (Philadelphia, Pa./Friends Central), Kimmel and Pritz took first (3:14.89) followed by Brad Fritz (Frederick, Md./Frederick), James Hertan (Mountainside, N.J./Oratory Prep), David Watts (Endicott, N.Y./Union Endicott) and John Veltri (Lawrence, N.J./Lawrence) in second (3:22.87) to take the lead and the win over Delaware.
Lafayette improved to 2-5 overall and will return to action on Jan. 26 versus Binghamton.