February 13, 2016

Grove City places 3rd

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City men's swimming and diving team wrapped up the 2015-16 season Saturday night by placing third at the James E. Longnecker Invitational/Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships, held on campus in the James E. Longnecker Pool.

Grove City concluded the three-day event with 536 team points. Westminster took first with 757 points while Washington & Jefferson claimed second with 550 points.

Junior Jeremy Kim (Frederick, Md./New Life Christian) helped lead the Grove City effort by winning the 200 butterfly in 1 minute, 54.38 seconds.

Grove City closed the meet by taking third in the 400 free relay as senior Jordan Dehli (Moneta, Va./Staunton River), sophomore Andrew Kisak (Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic), sophomore Brett Gwynn (Irwin, Pa./Hempfield) and junior Josiah Vehrs (Fresno, Calif./Homeschooled) combined for a time of 3:12.29.

Freshman Rhys Dickhudt (Troy, Mich./Bloomfield Christian) earned fourth in the 200 butterfly (1:55.35) while senior Tim Bergquist (Kent, Wash./Kentridge) placed fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:12.96). Junior Randon Hoselton (Naples, N.Y./Naples Central) took sixth in the 200 fly (2:00.30).

Sophomore Samuel Archibald (Grove City, Pa./Grove City) earned fifth in 1-meter driving with 269.60 points while freshman Matt Schallus (Pittsburgh, Pa./Seneca Valley) took sixth with 265.90 points. 

A handful of Grove City athletes will compete in the Kenyon Last Chance Meet next Saturday in Gambier, Ohio.

Team Standings
1. Westminster College                 757   2. Washington & Jefferson College      550
3. Grove City College                  536   4. Saint Vincent College               516
5. Penn State Behrend                  421   6. Bethany College                     224
7. Univ of Pittsburgh at Bradford      165   8. Cabrini College                     124
9. Penn State Altoona                   89   10. Chatham University                   0


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