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Nuckles wins breaststroke

Bryan Nuckles  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Bryan Nuckles 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Franklin & Marshall won the first eight events of the night to take a 61-24 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming action on Friday.

Bryan Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) earned the lone individual win for the Green Terror (1-7, 0-5 CC) with a time of 1:05.78 in the 100 breaststroke.

Dennis Chen won twice for the Diplomats (3-2, 3-0 CC), taking the 100 free (47.97) and 200 free (1:46.70).

James Eu (Reston, Va./Hargrave Military Academy), Jason Harder (Philadelphia, Pa./Pennington), Stephen Hoyt (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) and Patrick Rogers (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) added a victory in the 200 freestyle relay, capping the meet with a time of 1:36.59

Jono Leafblad (Garnee, Ill./Warren Twp.) added a second-place finish, finishing the 500 free in a time of 5:36.31.

Eliot Scymanski was the only other double winner for Franklin & Marshall. He teamed with Steven Latka, Ryan Anella and Paul Edwards to open the night with a win in the 200 medley relay (1:44.02) before touching first in the 500 freestyle (5:18.90).

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Elizabethtown on Wendesday. Meet time is 6 p.m.

Franklin & Marshall 61, McDaniel 24

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Franklin & Marshall A (Steven Latka, Ryan Anella, Eliot Scymanski, Paul Edwards 1:44.02; 400 IM – Tim Landon (F) 4:26.84, 200 Freestyle – Dennis Chen (F) 1:46.70; 50 Freestyle – John Zipp (F) 22.25; 100 Butterfly – Richard Denton (F) 54.26; 100 Freestyle – Chen (F) 47.97; 100 Backstroke – David Fell (F) 54.44; 500 Freestyle – Scymanski (F) 5:18.90; 100 Breaststroke – Bryan Nuckles (M) 1:05.78^; 200 Freestyle Relay – McDaniel A (James Eu, Jason Harder, Stephen Hoyt, Patrick Rogers) 1:36.59^.

^ Franklin & Marshall swam event as exhibition