SEATTLE – Seattle University men’s swimming dropped a 119-83 decision to Air Force Saturday. Greg Raper won the 50 freestyle and the 400 freestyle relay took gold at the Redhawk Center.

"We had a lot of heart today," said Coach Craig Nisgor. "That relay win at the end was really exciting to see. The team was tired and for them to finish how they did, it's going to give us a lot of momentum going forward."

Raper clocked in at 20.96 seconds in the 50 freestyle, good for gold as he outreached AFA’s Cole McAnany by .03 seconds. Isaac Parker took third in the race.

Mitchell Crossen, Isaac Parker, Ian Keane, and Raper combined to win the 400 freestyle relay. The group compiled a 3:07.69 performance.

In the 100 freestyle, Raper and Crossen finished second and third, respectively.

Juan Varela took second in the 1650 freestyle, tallying a 16:20.00 Saturday. He went neck-and-neck with AFA's Adam Grimm for the vast majority of the race before settling for silver. The freshman also contributed a second-place effort in the 500 freestyle.

In the 200 backstroke, Ryan Shaw and Zach Zenteno posted silver and bronze finishes, respectively.

Jack Neton swam a 2:12.55 in the 200 breaststroke, taking second-place honors. Freshman Chang He followed in third.

In the 200 freestyle, Crossen touched third. He swam a 1:45.99 in the event. Zenteno and Jake Goguen followed in fourth and fifth, respectively.

Shawn Fujii put up a 1:57.61 in the 200 butterfly, taking bronze Saturday.  

SU returns to competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, when Simon Fraser visits the Redhawk Center. The meet will mark senior day for Seattle U.