The Alfred State swimming team competed vs. Indiana (PA) University in the Hall of Fame Invitational in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Pioneers battled in the non-scoring event in the midst of their Florida training trip vs. the NCAA DII Crimson Hawks.
Alley Sell (Hanover, PA) led the women's team. She was 2nd in the 50 breast (33.33), 8th in the 50 fly (30.21), and 8th in the 50 free (27.94). Sarah Stevens (Wellsville) was 4th in the 100 IM (1:11.81) while Myriah Perry (Canisteo Greenwood) was 7th in the 50 back (32.89).
Ethan Dale (Lock Haven, PA) was the top finisher on the men's side. He was 4th in the 50 breast (30.37). Ryan McDowell (Gananda) was 5th in the 100 IM (1:02.13), Kyle Sporysz (Cuba Rushford) was 7th in the 50 fly (25.88) and 7th in the 50 free (24.36), and Tim Olin (Perry) was 7th in the 50 back (28.62).
The men's 200 medley relay team of Olin, Dale, Bryce Cutler (Newton, NJ), and Sporysz was 5th in 1:53.13.
Coach Weston on the Meet: "It was a great opportunity for the Pioneers to challenge themselves against DII talent in the middle of their hardest training of the year. With seven days left on their training trip the Pioneers are working to prepare themselves for the AMCC championships."