Swimming & Diving Shows Well At Ithaca Invitational

ITHACA, N.Y. - Several student-athletes represented SUNY Geneseo at the Ithaca Invitational on Saturday, swimming in the final meet of the regular season. Sophomore Joseph Ruggiero led the team with a pair of event wins on the day.

The Knights earned five event wins on the day led by Ruggiero's victories in the 500-yard Freestyle, clocking in at 4:56.38 and the 100-yard Freestyle where the sophomore turned in a time of 48.64.

First-years John Wilson and Austin Hinton placed first in the 200-yard Freestyle and 50-yard freestyle, respectively while junior Roy Phipps touched first in the 100-yard Butterfly.

Geneseo will return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 15 when they travel to Buffalo to take part in the SUNYAC Championships. 


500-yard Free
1. Joseph Ruggiero 4:56.38
2. John Wilson 4:58.70

50-yard Free
1. Austin Hinton 21.77

100-yard Fly
1. Roy Phipps 54.48

200-yard Free
1. John Wilson 1:47.61

100-yard Breast 
2. Erik Buckingham 1:05.15

100-yard Free
1. Joseph Ruggiero 48.64
3. Austin Hinton 49.47

200-yard Breast
3. Erik Buckingham 2:24.38