Men's Swimming & Diving Falls to Canisius in Season Opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo junior Mitchell Phelps earned a first-place finish in the 200 free and first-year Corey Wirth topped the field in the one-meter dive but the Knights fell to NCAA Division I Canisius, 149-94, on Saturday afternoon.

Phelps placed first in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.23 and added a second place finish in the 100 back (54.39) to pace the Knights. Wirth registered a 279.45 score in the one-meter, taking first place in his collegiate debut off the board. He also placed second in the three-meter, turning in a score of 266.48.

The Knights will return to action on Saturday, November 3 when they travel to Fredonia to take on the Blue Devils and visiting Grove City in a tri-meet.

GENESEO TOP FINISHERS

200 Medley Relay 
2. Pheps, Wun, Wilson, Ruggiero 1:38.03

1000 Free
3. Mattera 10:20.02

200 Free 
1. Phelps 1:47.23
2. McClellan 1:47.72

200 IM
2. Davis 1:59.92
3. Modelewski 1:59.92

100 Fly
3. Wilson 53.70

100 Free
2. Eng 48.60
3. Harkins 48.85

100 Back
2. Phelps 54.39

500 Free
3. McClellan 4:54.63

100 Breast
2. Wun 1:00.75
3. Davis 1:03.05

200 Free Relay
2. Eng, Ruggiero, Modelewski, Harkins 1:26.91

1-Meter Dive
1. Wirth 279.45
3. Wilcox 221.70

3-Meter Dive 
2. Wirth 266.48
3. Wilcox 193.20