Gettysburg takes dual victory

Gettysburg takes dual victory
Stephen Gomez © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Bullets take down Green Terror, 52-29

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Paul Besancon recorded a pair of individual victories to lead Gettysburg to a 52-29 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Wednesday.

The Bullets (3-0, 2-0 CC) notched six victories in all behind a trio of double winners.

Stephen Gomez (Charlottesville, Va./Albermarle) won three times for the Green Terror (0-3, 0-2 CC), including recording individual wins in the 400 IM (4:23.27) and 500 freestyle (4:59.04).

Besancon touched first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.69 before later taking the win in the 100 freestyle in a time of 51.13 seconds.

Matt Libby, Brencis Navia, Tom Everett and Drew Close teamed for a victory in the 200 medley realy, combining for a time of 1:42.91.

Libby added an individual win in the 50 free (22.09) while Everett was first in the 100 butterfly (55.57).

Gomez joined Wes Henry (Greencastle, Pa./Perkiomen), Chris Steinheimer (Monrovia, Md./Urbana) and Bryan Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) with a victory in the 200 free relay (1:35.61).

Morgan DeHart (Salisbury, Md./Wiciomico) added a win in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:05.93.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Gettysburg 52, McDaniel 29

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay - Gettysburg B (Matt Libby, Brencis Navia, Tom Everett, Drew Close) 1:42.91; 200 Freestyle - Paul Besancon (G) 1:53.69; 50 Freestyle - Libby (G) 22.09; 400 IM - Stephen Gomez (M) 4:23.27; 100 Butterfly - Everett (G) 55.57; 100 Freestyle - Besancon (G) 51.13; 100 Backstroke - Donald Bennett (G) 55.99; 500 Freestyle - Gomez (M) 4:59.04; 100 Breaststroke - Morgan DeHart (M) 1:05.93*; 200 Freestyle Relay - McDaniel A (Wes Henry, Gomez, Chris Steinheimer, Bryan Nuckles) 1:35.61*.

* Gettysburg swam event as exhibition.