AURORA, N.Y. – Junior Patrick Munroe (Williamsville, N.Y.) set the program record in the men's 200 Yard Butterfly as the Wells College men's swimming team posted a 68-49 loss to the Bengals of Buffalo State College Friday afternoon at the Wells College Aquatic Center. In head-to-head meets, the Express now stand at 2-6 overall on the season while the Bengals improve to 1-4 overall on the season with their first victory.
Munroe's time of 2:20.52 ranks him first all-time in men's swimming history. In the process, Munroe captured first place by edging Trevor Wilder by just over one second (2:21.70). Drew Teter set the previous program record of 2:21.20 on Nov. 6, 2010 against SUNY Brockport on the road. Munroe's time of 2:22.20, set on Nov. 10 of this year against Utica, also ranks him third all-time in the event.
Junior Matthew Sleezer (Gloversville, N.Y.) was the only other victor for the men's program against non-exhibition opponents, claiming victories in the men's 50 Yard Freestyle in addition to the men's 100 Yard Freestyle. In the 50 Yard Freestyle, Sleezer's time of 23.01 ranks second all-time in program history while his time of 51.69 in the 100 Yard Freestyle ranks third all-time in program history.
The men's swimming program returns to action Wednesday, Jan. 16 as they face-off against Marywood University at 1:00 p.m. Stay up to date with the latest news directly from the Wells College athletic department by "liking" us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/WellsExpress) and subscribing to our Twitter account (http://www.twitter.com/WellsExpress).
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February 26, 2013 Men’s and Women’s Swimming All-Conference Teams Announced
February 17, 2013 CHAMPIONS! Men’s and Women’s Swimming Earn NEAC Titles
February 16, 2013 Men’s Swimming In First After Day Two At NEAC Championships
February 5, 2013 Swimming Teams To Participate At NEAC Championships
January 31, 2013 30 Student-Athletes Earn Placement On Wells College Dean’s List
January 26, 2013 Men’s Swimming, Cazenovia Settle For 59-59 Draw
January 21, 2013 Munroe Draws Second-Straight NEAC Weekly Award
January 19, 2013 Men’s Swimming Falls To Pitt-Bradford, 62-32
January 16, 2013 Men’s Swimming Defeats Alfred State, 56-31
January 14, 2013 Munroe Selected As NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week
January 11, 2013 Monroe Sets 200 Yard Butterfly Mark In Loss To Buffalo State
December 3, 2012 Munroe Earns NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week Recognition
December 1, 2012 Men’s Swimming Defeats Gallaudet, Edged By SUNY Cobleskill
November 12, 2012 Sleezer Named NEAC Student-Athlete Of The Week
November 10, 2012 Program Record Set In 75-45 Loss To Utica
November 3, 2012 Express Drop 104-78 Decision At SUNY Brockport
October 22, 2012 Swim Teams To Participate In “Hour Of Power” Event
October 22, 2012 Sleezer Draws NEAC Swimming Student-Athlete Of The Week Honors
October 13, 2012 Men’s Swimming Competes At Hartwick Relays
September 29, 2012 Men’s Swimming Edges Bard College at Simons Rock