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
1. Lafayette: Kristopher Klein, Rob Bateman, Liz Tutschek, Leah Gruenke - 2:27.80
WOMEN'S 200-METER BREASTSTROKE RELAY
1. Lafayette: Liz King, Lisa Loray, Jayme MacKinnon, Erika Hoke - 2:56.43
MEN'S 200-METER BREASTSTROKE RELAY
2. Lafayette: Asoka Ratnayake, Mike Samuels, Matt Haggerty, Kris Klein - 2:37.79
MEN'S 200-METER FREESTYLE RELAY
1. Lafayette: Rob Bateman, Janis Eisl, Dan Sherry, Lucas Kimmel - 1:46.52
WOMEN'S 200-METER BUTTERFLY RELAY
1. Lafayette: Malinda Saia, Nancy Haystrand, Liz Tutschek, Carrie Abildgaard - 2:18.17
MEN'S 200-METER BUTTERFLY RELAY
2. Lafayette: Janis Eisl, Matt Haggerty, Dan Finnegan, David Watts
MEN'S 200-METER MEDLEY RELAY
1. Lafayette: Rob Bateman, Dan Sherry, Janis Eisl, Lucas Kimmel - 2:05.41
MEN'S 200-METER BACKSTROKE RELAY
1. Lafayette: Rob Bateman, Kristopher Klein, Nathan DeLong, Janis Eisl - 2:17.74
200-METER CO-ED FREESTYLE RELAY
1. Lafayette: Rob Bateman, Leah Gruenke, Liz Tutschek, Dan Sherry - 2:01.15