Men win Delhi Invite
The Alfred State College men's swimming team continued their solid season by winning the SUNY Delhi Invitational. The Pioneer scored 225 points as they now have won three invitationals this season. The women finished 8th out of nine teams.
Brett Kozlowski (N. Tonawanda) won the 1650 free (18:24.47), the 100 backstroke (1:02.26) while Aaron Mychack (Lansing) won the 50 free (23.61) and 100 butterfly (58.07).
Kevin Minderlein (Mullica Hill, NJ) won the 200 free (2:04.15) and finished 2nd in the 500 free (5:48.82) and Phillip Valenta (Maine Endwell) won the 100 breaststroke (1:09.00).
In relay action, the 200 yard medley relay team (Mychack, Valenta, Kozlowski, and Minderlein) won with a swim of 1:50.35 and the 200 free relay team (Mychack, Brett Au -North Tonawanda -, Valenta, and Kozlowski) won in 1:37.18.
The lone female swimmer, Heather Sears (Letchworth) finished 3rd in the 200 free (2:27.04) and 8th in the 100 free (1:05.67).
The Pioneers have a few weeks off with their next action taking place at the Region III/Northeast Championships at Monroe CC. The Championships will be competed February 13-15.