Men's Swimming and Diving Defeats Army, 125.5-117.5

Feb. 7, 2003

WEST POINT, NY - The Men's swimming and diving team (2-4) won eight of the 12 events on the day, en route to a 125.5-117.5 victory over Army in an ESIL swimming and diving meet on Friday afternoon at Army.

The Bears started the meet off with a victory in the 400 medley relay as the team of junior Jefferson Moors (Novi, MI), junior Brian Wood (Ridgefield, CT), sophomore Matt Zimmerman (Greensboro, NC), and sophomore Tim Wang (South Pasadena, CA) swam in a time of 3:28.92.

Brown took first in the next two events, as junior Max Allen (Casy, NC) claimed first in the 1000 free with a time of 9:58.63 and Moors won the 200 free in a time of 1:43.99. Freshman Matt Goracy (Pottersville, NJ) touched the wall second in the 200 free (1:45.52) as the Bears claimed a 1-2 sweep. The 50 free followed as Bruno earned a 2-3 sweep with junior Aron Gyuris (Thousand Oaks, CA) taking second (21.48) and Zimmerman taking third (21.96).

Brown took first and third in the 200 IM as freshman Eric Brumberg (Sewell, NJ) touched the wall first in 1:54.40, followed by Wood in third place (2:00.03). Gyuris claimed second in the 200 fly in a time of 1:56.10, while Wang won the 100 free (46.67), and Moors the 500 free (4:44.38).

The Bears enjoyed a 1-2 sweep in both the 200 back and the 400 free relay. Brumberg won the 200 back in a time of 1:53.45, followed by freshman Brian Sharkey (Fords, NJ) in a time of 1:58.78, good for second. The team of Gyuris, Zimmerman, Brumberg, and Wang won the 400 free relay in a time of 3:08.98, while the team of sophomore Andrew Sharpin (Newton, MA), Goracy, Sharkey, and freshman William Hedberg (North Attleboro, MA) took second with a time of 3:13.76.

In diving action, freshman Timothy Warburton (Islip, NY) took fourth on the 1-Meter board with a score of 209.63, earning a third place finish on the 3-Meter with a 195.60.

The Men's swimming and diving team continues action tomorrow, Saturday, February 8, when the Bears host Yale and Columbia at the Smith Swim Center. Diving will take place at 10:00 a.m., followed by the swimming events at 1:00 p.m.