GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg won six events to key a 107-70 Centennial Conference (CC) men's swimming victory over McDaniel on Wednesday.
Bryan Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) was part of two of the three program records established by the Green Terror (0-3, 0-1 CC) in the meet. Nuckles downed Rob Newman's nearly 22-year-old record in the 100 freestyle, touching in a time of 47.47 seconds to win the event. Newman swam a time of 47.49 in the 1991 MAC Championship.
Nuckles and Bradley Brooks (Newark, Del./Charter School of Wilmington), who recorded the other individual program record, Patrick Rogers (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) and Stevie Hoyt (Glastonburg, Conn./Glastonbury) to notch a new program-best mark in the 400 free relay, combining to win the event in a time of 3:15.58.
Brooks also touched first in the 400 IM for the other record performance of the meet with a time of 4:09.25, which is two seconds shy of the NCAA B-Cut time and three seconds off the CC record.
Will Nelligan and Adam Weinbrom each had two-win nights for the Bullets (4-0, 2-0 CC), including combining with Kevin Hartnett and Jaime Ianiro to win the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:48.39. Nelligan also won the 100 breaststroke (1:04.80) while Weinbrom took the 100 backstroke (54.59).
Nuckles rounded out a three-win night in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:47.06, which ranks fifth all-time in program history.
In addition to Brooks' win in the 400 IM, Hoyt added another top-10 time in the same race, finishing third with a time of 4:30.47 to better his ninth-place rank.
Hoyt was also second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 57.39 seconds while Rogers was second in the 500 free with a time of 5:07.98.
Brooks was fifth in the 100 freestyle with a time of 48.75 but still moved into fourth place on the program's all-time list.
Jesse Mills (Catonsville, Md./Mt. St. Joseph) was third in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.87 seconds.
Keegan Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg Day) finished third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:06.88.
The Green Terror returns to action at Ursinus on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.
Gettysburg 107, McDaniel 70
Event Winners: 400 Medley Relay – Gettysburg A (Kevin Hartnett, Will Nelligan, Jaime Ianiro, Adam Weinbrom) 3:48.39; 200 Freestyle – Bryan Nuckles (M) 1:47.06; 50 Freestyle – Tyler Gould (G) 22.11; 400 IM – Brad Brooks (M) 4:09.25*; 100 Butterfly – Mike Harmon (G) 53.95; 100 Freestyle – Nuckles (M) 47.47*; 100 Backstroke – Weinbrom (G) 54.59; 500 Freestyle – Ashton Leyens (G) 4:58.34; 100 Breaststroke – Nelligan (G) 1:04.80; 400 Freestyle Relay – McDaniel A (Patrick Rogers, Stevie Hoyt, Brooks, Nuckles) 3:15.58*^.
* program record
^ Gettysburg swam event as exhibition