Men's swimming and diving wins Vassar College Sprint Invitational

Posted by Katie Peverada Jacob Nathan '15 swept the diving events to lead the Thoroughbreds to the title at the Vassar College Sprint Invitational on Feb. 9. As a team, Skidmore accumulated 495 points, soundly defeating New Paltz, which had 400 points, and host Vassar, which had 343 points. Nathan won the three and two-meter dives, while Charlie Bullis '16 came in third on the one-meter. Nathan was recognized as a Liberty League Performer of the Week for his efforts. Jesse Adler '13 contributed to the team victory by winning the 100-meter backstroke, claiming third in the 100 IM, and taking second in the 50-meter backstroke. Mario Hyman '16 won the 100-meter free and placed second in the 100-meter fly. Skidmore was very strong in the relays, with the team of Tim Brodsky '14, Logan Jones '15, Andrew Becker '13 and Hyman combining to win the 200-meter free relay. Becker and Brodsky added to their individual successes as they earned second place finishes in the 400 IM and 50-meter free, respectively. Skidmore is now looking ahead to the UNYSCSA Championship meet, which will be held at Ithaca College Feb. 20-23.

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