Men's Swimming & Diving Finishes Dual Meet Season With Win

Amherst, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s swimming & diving team (8-5) won its final dual meet of the season, beating Buffalo State 131-124 in a meet held at the University at Buffalo.

The Knights won nine of the 16 events, paced by first year Justin Ongkingco (Watertown/Watertown), who won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.59 and swam the second leg on the winning 200-yard medley relay team.

First year Andy Schunk (Ardsley/Ardsley), junior Paul Jennings (East Northport/Elwood-John Glenn) and first year Tyler Roth (Fredonia/St. Francis) rounded out the first-place 200 medley relay, which posted a time of 1:44.63.

Senior Frank Schiappa (East Amherst/Canisius) won the 100-yard freestyle in 47.95 and
sophomore Jeff Hong (Hopewell Junction/John Jay) took first in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.43.

In the 50-yard freestyle, first year Ben Greenspan (Williamsville/Williamsville East) placed first in 23.77. Sophomore Kenny Athans (Victor/Victor) posted a winning time of 2:00.34 in the 200-yard butterfly.

Sophomore John Nasky (Rochester/Brighton) won the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:47.17) and first year Brian Yale (Johnson City/Maine-Endwell) was the winner in the 100-yard backstroke (55.62).

Junior Brandon Peifer (Monroe/Monroe-Woodbury) rounded out Geneseo’s winners, posting a score of 283.50 in the 3-meter diving.

The Knights host the Geneseo Invitational next Saturday in their final tune-up before the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Championships.