Posted: Feb 22, 2014
Geneseo men captured the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Swimming and Diving Championship Title for the 21st time overall and 15th time in the past 16 years. Geneseo finished with 848 points. Fredonia finished second in the team standings with 497 points followed by Oneonta with 492 points. Over the course of the three days there were five meet records and four conference records broken on the men's side of competition.
Geneseo junior John Nasky was name SUNYAC Men's Outstanding Swimmer as voted on by the conference coaches. Freshman Jeff Matter from Fredonia was honored with the SUNYAC Men's Outstanding Diver award after capturing the most points on the board in the Championship meet. Fredonia's John Estanislau was awarded the James Fulton Award for his overall excellence and involvement in academics, athletics and the community. Paul Dotterweich was named the SUNYAC Men's Coach of the Year after his team captured the SUNYAC team title.
Two-time defending Champion John Nasky (Geneseo) broke the SUNYAC meet and conference record and an NCAA “B” cut time in the men's 1650 free in 15:42.66. Nasky was followed by New Paltz's Jack Spader (16:28.92) and Oswego's Andrew Minnick (16:39.75).
Geneseo's Kristian Tialios took home his first 200 yard backstroke championship after he touched the wall in 1:51.65. Colton Roe (Oneonta) and Kevin Schaub (Geneseo) were second and third with times of 1:52.11 and 1:53.99 respectively.
In a tight race Cortland's Reeve Callen won the 100 yard free in 46.58 followed by Kenny Athans, 46.75 (Geneseo) and John Estanislau 46.86 (Fredonia).
Fredonia's Adam Clouthier won his first SUNYAC 200 yard breastroke gold in 2:07.28. Cortlands Adam Opsahl was second (2:07.32) and Jack Jakubek third (2:07.34).
Yonghoon Jun (Geneseo) touched the wall over two second ahead of his competition to capture the 200 yard butterfly crown in 1:53.21. Lucas Santiago from Oneonta was second (1:55.54) and Any Schunk from Geneseo finished third (1:56.92).
Geneseo took the 400 yard free relay and broke the SUNYAC meet and conference records in a time of 3:06.14. Fredonia was second followed by Cortland.
SUNYAC Men's Swimming and Diving All-Conference Teams
(First place finishers are placed on the first team, second and third place finishers are placed on the second team)
|John Nasky, Geneseo||500 free, 1650 free|
|Kenny Athans, Geneseo||200 IM, 400 IM, 100 free|
|John Estanislau, Fredonia||50 free, 100 free|
|Alec Fleet, Buffalo State||1 meter dive, 3 meter dive|
|Tyler Zapisek, Potsdam||100 fly, 50 free|
|Reeve Callen, Cortland||200 free, 100 free|
|Jack Jakubek, Cortland||100 breast, 200 breast|
|Colton Roe, Oneonta||100 back, 200 back|
|Kristian Tialios, Geneseo||200 IM, 100 back, 200 back|
|Adam Clouthier, Fredonia||200 breast, 100 breast|
|Yonghoon Jun, Geneseo||100 fly, 200 fly|
|Jeff Matter, Fredonia||1 meter dive, 3 meter dive|
|Mark Hanifin, Cortland||500 free, 200 free|
|Jack Spader, New Paltz||500 free, 1650 free|
|Lucas Santiago||200 IM, 400 IM|
|Tyler Roth, Geneseo||50 yard free|
|Jermaine Miller, Oneonta||1 meter dive, 3 meter dive|
|Bryan Schaub, Geneseo||400 IM|
|Andy Schunk, Geneseo||100 fly, 200 fly|
|Adrian Van Hall, Fredonia||200 free|
|Richard Zimmerman, Potsdam||100 breast|
|Eric Jordan, Fredonia||100 back|
|Andrew Minnick, Oswego||1650 free|
|Kevin Schaub, Geneseo||200 back|
|Adam Opsahl, Cortland||200 breast|
|Lucas Santiago, Oneonta||200 fly|
|Outstanding Swimmer||John Nasky, Geneseo|
|Outstanding Diver||Jeff Matter, Fredonia|
|James Fulton Award||John Estanislau, Fredonia|
|Coach of the Year||Paul Dotterweich, Geneseo|
Final Team Standings
1 Geneseo 848
2 Fredonia 497
3 Oneonta 492
4 Cortland 488
5 Oswego 319
6 New Paltz 275
7 Potsdam 266
8 Brockport 198
9 Buffalo State 165