Men's Swimming Downed by Rider 170-118.

Leopards drop to 1-3 overall despite several strong performances.

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Nov. 28, 2001

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. ( - The Lafayette men's swimming and diving team lost to Rider on Wednesday in non-conference action in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Leopards drop to 1-3 while Rider improves to 4-1 with the 170-118 win.

Lafayette was led by freshman Jakub Pritz who finised first in the 50 free (22.08) and 100 free (49.28). Pritz placed second in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.57, a mere .05 away from the leader.

Junior Justin Gaudreau provided a scoring punch in the diving events by placing second in both the one- and three-meter events with scores of 195.98 and 199.73, respectively.

In the 400 IM, Lafayette took the top three spots led sophomore Steven Berkowitz (4:27.51), freshman Kristopher Klein (4:31.04) and senior Matt Haggerty (4:43.13). Berkowitz also placed second in the 200 fly (1:58.04) and third in the 100 fly (53.86). Klein took home a pair of third place finishes in the 200 back (2:07.54) and 100 back (56.41).

Co-captains Lucas Kimmel and Dan Sherry each took home second place finishes for Lafayette. Kimmel placed second in the 100 back with a time of 56.05 while Sherry took second in the 100 breast (1:03.25)

Rider freshman Sam Engle was involved in setting two Coppola Pool records with a time of 52:34 in the 100 yard backstroke and was the lead swimmer in the 200 yard medley relay which finished in a record time of 1:39.09. Engle also won the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 1:54.68

Lafayette (1-3) returns to action on Dec. 5 when it travels to Towson for a 5 p.m. meet.