SEATTLE – (Nov. 4) Seattle University men’s swimming dismantled Simon Fraser, 185.5-73.5, Saturday afternoon. Five different Redhawks won individual races to lead SU in the home opener at the Connolly Complex.

“Overall, we had a great performance,” said Coach Craig Nisgor. “There was a lot of fire today. We knew what we wanted to do and we did it.”

Ben Nussbaum won three races, while Greg Raper, Morgan Montemayor, and Jack Baldoni each won twice Saturday.

Nussbaum put together a strong day, winning the 100 breaststroke with a time of 58.42. He posted a victory in the 200 breaststroke with a 2:07.30 time. Nussbaum shared the 200 IM win as well, finishing in 1:55.68 to tie Rolando Hernandez of Simon Fraser.

Raper finished in 20.79 seconds in the 50 freestyle, good for first place and seventh in program history. Isaac Parker and Ian Keane touched second and third, respectively. In the 100 freestyle, Raper won with a 46.32 performance. Both of Raper's times were personal bests. Crossen claimed second in the race.

In the 100 backstroke, Montemayor swam a 51.63 to claim gold. He also won the 200 backstroke, recording a 1:55.19 in the event.

In the 200 butterfly, Baldoni swam a 1:54.53 to win the event. Shawn Fujii followed with a second-place finish. Baldoni was the winner in the 100 butterfly, notching a 49.46.

Mitchell Crossen won the 200 freestyle, tallying a 1:41.96 to touch first. Alex Roderick finished in 1:42.01, the seventh-fastest time in school history.

In the 200 medley relay, Morgan Montemayor, Ben Nussbaum, Jack Baldoni, and Crossen teamed up to win with a 1:34.29 showing.

The 400 freestyle relay team of Crossen, Raper, Zach Zenteno, and Jake Goguen swam a 3:09.89 to take gold. 

SU next competes at the Husky Invitational the weekend of Dec. 1-3.