ALFRED, N.Y (January 20, 2018) – The SUNY Delhi swimmers and divers returned from break to compete at Alfred State on Saturday for the Pioneer Invitational. SeJean Gibbs earned the Broncos' single victory of the day in the three-meter diving event with 361.72 points. Gibbs would also take third in the one-meter diving event as the men finished third with 129 points, among the likes of Alfred State, Genesee, Roberts Wesleyan and Herkimer. The women finished fifth with 50 points.
Julia Witt led the ladies Saturday placing third in the 100-yard freestyle, clocking in at 1:03.87. Witt also earned a pair of sixth-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (28.64) and the 500-yard freestyle (6:43.39). Lacey Rusaw earned a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:04.04, while Samantha Bowker earned eighth place in the 50-yard freestyle at 31.78.
Ryan Pappalau picked up a fourth-place finish for the men in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 27:16.97. He also competed in a pair of relays, finishing fifth in both of them. Pappalau first teamed up with Jacob Shoemaker, Marc Piccott and Dan Landis in the 200-yard medley relay (2:33.64), followed by joining Gibbs, Shoemaker and Piccott in the 200-yard freestyle relay (2:04.92). Gibbs also earned a fifth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle at 1:07.59.
SUNY DELHI TEAM RESULTS
200 YD MEDLEY RELAY
1650 YD FREESTYLE
MEN: 4. Ryan Pappalau – 27:16.97
200 YD FREESTYLE
WOMEN: 10. Samantha Bowker – 2:49.67
100 YD BACKSTROKE
100 YD BREASTROKE
WOMEN: 7. Lacey Rusaw – 2:04.04
50 YD FREESTYLE
100 YD FREESTYLE
MEN: 5. SeJean Gibbs – 1:07.59, 8. Dan Landis – 1:27.23
500 YD FREESTYLE
MEN: 8. Ryan Pappalau – 7:45.72
WOMEN: 6. Julia Witt – 6:43.39
200 YD FREESTYLE RELAY
1 MTR DIVING
MEN: 1. SeJean Gibbs – 361.72
3 MTR DIVING
MEN: 3. SeJean Gibbs – 210.97