Men's Swimming Finishes 4th at Districts

The Alfred State men's swimming team finished 4th out of 11 teams at the 2012 Northeast Districts/Region III Championships.  The Pioneers scored 226 points in the three-day event held at Monroe CC.

Jake Giglio (Hornell) was 3rd in the 100 fly (56.97), 5th in the 100 free (53.24), and 6th in the 50 free (23.48).  Tyler Sherwood (Elmira Southside) was 3rd in the 100 back (1:00.78) and 5th in the 200 back (2:17.36).  Mark Pendleton (Beacon) was 3rd in the 200 breast (2:32.44), 5th in the 1650 free (19:15.03), and 6th in the 400 IM (4:52.69).

All five of the Pioneers relay teams earned 4th place or better finishes.

  • 800 Free Relay (Giglio, Sherwood, Pendleton, Josh Stellrecht - Oakfield Alabama) 3rd - 8:10.72
  • 400 Free Relay (Josh McDowell -Wayland Cohocton, Stellrecht, Sherwood, Giglio) 3rd - 3:39.16
  • 400 Medley Relay (Sherwood, Pendleton, Giglio, McDowell) 4th - 4:03.38
  • 200 Free Relay (McDowell, Stellrecht, Pendleton, Giglio) 4th - 1:37.48
  • 200 Medley Relay (Sherwood, Pendleton, McDowell, Stellrecht) 4th - 1:49.92

Maggie McBurney (Syracuse/Jamesville Dewitt), the lone Lady Pioneer swimmer competing, earned 11 points in the event.  She finished 6th in the 400 IM in 6:17.34 and 11th in the 200 IM (2:58.14).