Pioneers Swimmers Finish 3rd at MCC invite

The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 3rd at the three-day Monroe CC Invitational.  The Pioneers scored 346 points in the competition. 

Braden Kozlowski (N. Tonawanda) won the 200 back (2:14.57), was 2nd in the 200 free (1:56.44) and 5th in the 500 free (5:26.06).  Jake Giglio (Hornell) finished 2nd in the 50 free with a time of 23.27.  He was also was 3rd in the 100 fly (58.31) and 4th in the 100 free (53.75).

Mark Pendleton (Beacon) was 2nd in the 200 breast (2:34.85), 4th in the 200 IM (2:18.35) and 4th in the 400 IM (4:59.49).  Joshua Tull (Lansing) was 4th in the 200 free (2:06.14) and 6th in the 200 back (2:31.12).  Josh Stellrecht (Oakfield Alabama) was 4th in the 1650 free (20:16.45), 5th in the 400 IM (5:22.00), and 6th in the 200 IM (2:25.00).  Josh McDowell (Wayland Cohocton) was 5th in the 200 fly (2:49.04) and 6th in 50 free (24.72).  Tom Clouse (Pioneer) was 6th in the 100 free (57.30).

The men's 800 free relay team (Tull, Stellrecht, Pendleton, and Kozlowski) was 2nd (8:04.5) while each of the rest of the three relays finished 3rd.  400 IM relay (Kozlowski, Pendleton, Giglio, and McDowell) swam a 4:08.74, the 200 free relay team (Giglio, Stellrecht, McDowell, and Kozlowski) swam a 1:36.46, and the 400 free relay team (Giglio, Pendleton, McDowell, and Kozlowski) swam a 3:37.68.

The lone Lady Pioneer competing, Maggie McBurney (Jamesville Dewitt) was 5th in the 400 IM finishing in 6:14.97.  McBurney scored 19 total points in the invitational

The Pioneers head back to Monroe CC on Wednesday for their final swim of 2011 when they battle the Tribunes in a WNYAC dual match.