GCC Athletics Update: Cougar Swim Teams

Written by on February 1, 2018

Press Release:

Cougar Swim Teams Combine to Take 19 of 22 Events at JCC

The Genesee Community College swimming teams dominated host Jamestown Community College Jan. 31 with the men’s team winning 129-8, and the women’s team winning 78-39.

There were 11 events for each team. The men’s team won all 11 and the women’s team captured eight of the 11.

Three men’s team members won multiple individual events that included Joan Ferrer, Ferran Martinez and Matthew Langerman.

Ferrer won the 100-yard butterfly and the 50-yard freestyle. Martinez won the 1,650-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke, while Langerman captured a pair of freestyle events at 200 and 500 yards.

Natalie Amico and Nanako Shiozawa also won a pair of events, but for the women’s team. Amico captured the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke, while Shiozawa won the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard freestyle.

Rounding out the rest of the winners for the women’s team were Mady Roth (100-yard backstroke) and Angel Priest (500-yard freestyle).

Rounding out the rest of the winners for the men’s team were Nathan Richardson (200-yard individual medley), Benjamin Vacanti (100-yard breaststroke) and Brandon Brown (100-yard freestyle).

In relay competition, the Cougars won all four events with the men’s and women’s teams each capturing 200-yard medleys and 400-yard freestyles.

The Cougars will host their last meet of the season this Saturday, Feb. 3 at Genesee’s Last Chance Invitational at 1 p.m.

Mark Jagord
GCC Sports Information

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