February 14, 2015

Grove City takes 2nd

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College men's swimming and diving team concluded the 2015 James E. Longnecker Invitational/Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships Saturday night by finishing second overall with 582.5 team points. Westminster won the meet with 827.5 team points.

Sophomore Jeremy Kim (Frederick, Md./New Life Christian) led Grove City's effort Saturday night by winning the 200 butterfly in 1 minute, 52.77 seconds. Kim provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships with that performance.

Grove City closed the meet by taking second in the 400 free relay. Sophomore Drew Nosbisch (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway), sophomore Josiah Vehrs (Fresno, Calif./Homeschooled), senior Jim Bossert (Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek) and senior Caleb McKusick (Waconia, Minn./Homeschooled) combined for a runner-up time of 3:07.67.

Nosbisch also took third in the 100 free (46.64) while Bossert placed third in the 200 breaststroke (2:07.79). Vehrs captured seventh in the 100 free (47.74).

Grove City won the conference title last season. The Wolverines have won the league in five of the last seven seasons overall.

Team Standings
1. Westminster College             827.5   2. Grove City College              582.5
3. Saint Vincent College             524   4. Washington & Jefferson College    478
5. Penn State Behrend                408   6. Univ of Pittsburgh at Bradford    202
7. Bethany College                   139   8. Cabrini College                   123
9. Penn State Altoona                117


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