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Niagara men's swimming & diving opens season with dominant win at Fredonia

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

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FREDONIA, N.Y. -- The Niagara men's swimming and diving team picked up its first win of the season on Friday, defeating Fredonia, 154-65.

Meet Notes
The men won all the events they competed in against Fredonia.
Dalton Stier had a strong collegiate debut, winning both the 200 free (1:47.95) and the 200 fly (1:57.27).
Nicolas Winograd was a double winner in individual events. He won the 50 free with a time of 21.79 and the 500 free with a time of 4:56.90.
The relay team of Harry Fox, Gary Rockwood, Edgar Melchor and Nick Rogers were victorious in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:43.61.
Daniel Leskowicz placed first in the 1000 free, swimming the event in 10:42.04.
Andreas Rintel placed first in the 200 IM (1:59.94). Gary Rockwood finished second in the event and Justin Sagasta took third.
Noah Barnard earned a win in the 1-meter dive with a score of 208.27 and in the 3-meter dive with a score of 224.47.
Rogers placed first in the 100 free (48.39) and Fox took first in the 200 back (2:00.97).
Melchor was victorious in the 200 breast, finishing the event in 2:12.90.
The relay team of Winograd, Stier, Rintel and Leskowicz placed first in the 400 free relay (3:21.78).

Coach's Corner
"I couldn't be more proud of the way this team came together and raced today," said head coach Ben Nigro. "We had three goals tonight: sportsmanship, have fun as a team and swim fast. We accomplished all three."

Up Next

The Purple Eagles are back in action on Saturday, Oct. 20 with a dual meet at Binghamton at 1:00 p.m.