Panthers Swim To Resume Home Action Against Washington & Jefferson Saturday

Panthers Swim To Resume Home Action Against Washington & Jefferson Saturday

BRADFORD, Pa. -- The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford swim teams will host Washington & Jefferson for their second home dual meet of the season Saturday at the Paul C. Duke III Aquatic Center.

Last time out, the Panthers opened the home portion of their schedule hosting Alfred on Friday, Nov. 2.

Alfred came out on top on both sides, the men claiming a 119-53 win and the women an 82-37 decision.

The event was highlighted by a win in the women's 100-butterfly from Kayla Broad (1:08.73), which was more than a full second behind the second-place finisher.

On the men's side, Pitt-Bradford grabbed a thrilling victory in the 200-medley relay to start the meet. The team of Caleb HansenNoah FrederickNathan Kim and Chris Troll finished in 1:43.56,  0.03 seconds ahead of the Alfred 'A' squad.

Kayla Broad grabbed second in the women's 200-freestyle with a time of 2:14.68, and Hansen finished in second as well in the men's 200-free at 1:54.37.

Kim came in a close second in the men's 50-freestyle at 23.72.

In the men's 100-butterfly, Troll was one of three competitors to break one minute, finishing second with a time of 59.14.

Frederick timed in a 53.81 in the men's 100-freestyle for second place, and Kim grabbed second in the 100-backstroke at 57.08. 

Broad finished in 1:13.15 in the women's 100-back.

In the women's 100-breaststroke, Alexia Garcia timed in at 1:18.89, finishing about a half-second behind the top time.

Frederick timed in at 1:03.81 in the men's 100-breaststroke, just a pair of seconds behind the top time. 

The Panthers men's squad of Devyn Condon, Hansen, Kim and Troll wrapped up the event with a time of 1:36.89 in the 200-freestyle relay.

In their most recent competition, the Washington & Jefferson men's swim team dropped its home opener to Westminster on Wednesday, 137-90. The Presidents had a similar result on the women's side as Westminster came out on top, 115-67. 

After Saturday's action, Pitt-Bradford will head to Wooster for its three-day mid-season meet from Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 before wrapping up competition until the New Year.

Saturday's meet against Washington & Jefferson is set for a 1 p.m. start.