Tartans Win All But Two Events in Dual Meet Win Against Gettysburg
(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team hosted Gettysburg College for its first home dual meet of the season. The Tartans topped the Bullets, 200-62, for their second dual meet victory.
The 200-yard medley relay started the meet with a win in a time of 1:33.23 behind the efforts of senior Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va. / George Mason), freshman Kevin Wu (Mason, Ohio / William Mason), junior Erik Feldmann (Yakima, Wash. / West Valley), and junior Matthew Nagler (West Chicago, Ill. / St. Charles East).
Winning multiple events for the day was Britton and sophomore Adi Kambhampaty (Arlington, Va. / Washington-Liberty). Britton won both backstroke events in 50.33 and 1:53.47 while Kambhampaty won both breaststroke events in 58.13 and 2:09.86.
Following Britton in the 100-yard backstroke was junior Oliver Lance (Lititz, Pa. / Warwick) who was third in 54.68. Kambhampaty led two sweeps for the Tartans with freshman Sammy Telanoff (Santa Monica, Calif. / Santa Monica) touching second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 58.50 and freshman Elmer Weng (Naperville, Ill. / Waubonsie Valley) touching second in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:10.43.
The Tartans also swept the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, the 100-yard butterfly and the 400-yard IM.
Feldmann won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.15, senior Daniel Ng (Buffalo Grove, Ill. / Adlai E. Stevenson) won the 100-yard freestyle in 47.47 and junior Aleksander Tarczynski (Springfield, Va. / West Springfield) won the 100-yard butterfly in 50.28 while Feldmann finished second in 51.20.
Other winners for the day included junior John McNab (Westport, Conn. / Staples) in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:44.41, senior Sean Ream (Canton, Ohio / Jackson) in the 200-yard butterfly in 1:54.91 and Telanoff in the 400-yard IM in 4:05.53.
The 200-yard freestyle relay of Britton, Tarczynski, Feldmann, and Nagler closed the meet with a 1:23.50 showing to once again record a season-best time.
The Tartans will next swim at home on Saturday, November 13 against Washington and Lee Universtiy at 12:00 p.m.