January 11, 2010

Bears win Guadalupe Invitational on Winter Training Trip

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – While on their winter training trip to Costa Rica, the Ursinus College swim team participated in the Guadalupe Invitational.

The women got 520 points to take the top spot, while the men got 546 points also to finish in first place.

The men opened up with the three top spots in the 400-free as junior Lloyd Tannenbaum (Dresher, Pa./Upper Dublin) won the event with a time of 4:28.48, followed by freshman Scott Paine (York, Pa./Dallastown Area) in second (4:29.00) and freshman David Wagner (Whitehall, Pa./Whitehall) in third at 4:49.86.

Sophomore Chris Smith (Wayne, Pa./St. Joseph’s Prep) finished in the top spot in the 100-fly with a time of 1:03.00.

In the 50-free, freshman Philip Quick (Bridgeton, N.J./Cumberland Regional) was in the top spot at 26.19, with freshman David Yazbeck (Dorchester Center, Mass./Boston Latin School) in second place with a time of 26.48.

In the 100-back, Wagner won the event with a time of 1:09. Paine won the 200-IM with a time of 2:26.96, with Smith taking second with a time of 2:28.

In the 100-free, Tannenbaum won the event with a time of 59 seconds, followed by freshman Nicholas Roberts (Metuchen, N.J./Metuchen) in third with a time of 1:01.80.

In the 100-breast, Quick won the event with a time 1:15.58 while Yazbeck took second with a time of 1:17.61.

In the 200-free relay, Yazbeck, Smith, sophomore Kevin Tallon (Manahawkin, N.J./Southern Regional) and freshman Ryan Furlong (Douglaston, N.Y./Xavier) took the top spot with a time of 1:49.77.