Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 6:17 pm
The Genesee Community College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams combined for a first place finish on Saturday afternoon at the GCC Harvest Invitational.
Six teams participated in the event which included Genesee, Jamestown Community College, Herkimer County Community College, SUNY Delhi, Alfred State College and Erie Community College.
GCC combined for a first place team total of 487.50 points. Jamestown Community College (420) finished 2nd, Alfred State College (352.50) finished 3rd, SUNY Delhi (310) finished 4th, Herkimer County Community College (292) finished 5th and Erie Community College (60) finished 6th.
The GCC men’s team took first place with a team total of 302.50 total points. Alfred State College finished in 2nd with 290.50, SUNY Delhi finished in 3rd with 199, Jamestown finished in 4th with 184 and Herkimer finished in 5th with 88.
The men’s 200 yard medley relay team which included Dustin Pratt, Yusuke Inami, John Hickey and Brandon Schwab had a strong first place showing with a total time of 1:50.34. Inami also finished in first place and set school records in the 200 yard IM (2:03.12) and 100 yard butterfly (52.49). He also topped the 500 yard freestyle race with a finishing time of 5:03.83. Hickey earned a first place finish in the 100 yard breaststroke with a final time of 1:10.28, edging out second place by 0.41 seconds.
(Yusuke Inami sets two school records at the GCC Harvest Invitational on Saturday afternoon)
The GCC women’s team finished the day in third place with a total of 185 points. The Jamestown women took first place with a total of 236 points, followed by Herkimer in 2nd with 204. SUNY Delhi (111), Alfred State (62) and Erie (60) rounded out the bottom three.
The Lady Cougars 200 yard medley relay team of Alysha Phillips, Emily Mott, Taylor Henry and Kylie Bank took first place with a finishing time of 2:10.97. Phillips topped the 200 yard IM with a total time of 2:38.54 and Henry had second place finishes in the 100 yard freestyle (1:03.59) and the 100 yard breaststroke (1:19.43).