BURNABY, B.C. — Seattle University men’s swimming was victorious on Saturday in Canada as it dropped rival Simon Fraser 135.5-126.5 in head-to-head action.
The Redhawks won five individual events outright in addition to the 400-meter Freestyle Relay.
Juan Varela and Greg Raper each tallied a pair of first-place finishes to headline the Seattle U day. Varela earned top finishes in the 400 and 800 Freestyle events, posting times of 4:10.36 and, 8:41.14, respectively. Raper meanwhile led the way in the 50 and 100 Freestyle, clocking respective times of 24.04 and 52.93.
Jack Neton was also awarded full points in the 200 Breaststroke as his time of 2:22.34 was more than five seconds better than the field. Neton however took second in the 100 Breaststroke, 1:06.65, finishing three-hundredths of a second off the first-place pace.
Led by Raper, Isaac Parker and Tyler Goodspeed helped Seattle U sweep the 50 Freestyle. Parker took second in the event with a time of 24.26, while Goodspeed rounded out the order with a time of 24.42. Parker earned another second-place in the 100 Freestyle as he recorded a time of 53.19.
In the 100 Backstroke, second-place points were split for Will Corona as he checked in at 59.30. Corona was also second in the 400 Individual Medley with a time of 4:36.31.
George Thiss took third in the 100 Breaststroke and 100 IM, notching times of 1:09.39 and 4:47.59.
Ryan Ascencio was the top Redhawk finisher in the 200 Butterfly, earning third with a time of 2:12.76.
Connor Barringer took third in the 200 Freestyle touching in at 1:58.54.
Chang He earned third-place points with a time of 2:31.06 in the 200 Breaststroke.
Justin Kalugin notched a third-place finish in the 400 and 800 Freestyle, registering respective times of 4:16.28 and 8:42.49.
In the 400 Medley, the team of Weiss, Neton, Corona, Raper took second, 3:54.76, while the group of Moore, He, Saric, Parker checked in at 4:05.60 for a third-place finish. Meanwhile the Redhawks took first and third finishes in the 400 Freestyle with the quartet of Raper, Parker, Goodspeed, Zenteno leading the way with a time of 3:30.71. The cohort of Barringer, Jake Goguen, Milan Saric, and Alex Roderick checked in at 3:35.26.
Seattle U will enter a three-week break before returning to scheduled action at Puget Sound on Nov. 23.