Men and women cruise past St. Peter's and Rippon College on Winter Training Trip.
Jan. 8, 2001
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Lafayette women's and men's swimming teams beat out squads from St. Peter's and Rippon College on Saturday in a relay meet in the midst of the team's Winter Training Trip to West Palm Beach, Fla. The Leopards earned first place finishes in 11 of the 13 relay events and placed second in the two remaining events.
The women blew out their competition in the relays, racking up 46 points to St. Peter's 10 and Rippon's six.
Men's senior co-captain Rob Bateman (Lebanon, N.J./Pennington) was on six of the winning relay teams, including two co-ed squads. Freshman Liz Tutschek (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) was also on six winning teams while junior teammate Leah Gruenke (Wescosville, Pa./Emmaus) was on five first-place finishing squads for the women.
The Leopard women (2-4) return home on Wednesday to gear up for their meet on Saturday against Patriot League foe Bucknell at Ruef Natatorium.
200-METER CO-ED MEDLEY RELAY
WOMEN'S 200-METER BREASTSTROKE RELAY
MEN'S 200-METER BREASTSTROKE RELAY
MEN'S 200-METER FREESTYLE RELAY
WOMEN'S 200-METER BUTTERFLY RELAY
MEN'S 200-METER BUTTERFLY RELAY
MEN'S 200-METER MEDLEY RELAY
MEN'S 200-METER BACKSTROKE RELAY
200-METER CO-ED FREESTYLE RELAY