Cary, Vizzard Propel Seton Hall Men To Win At NJIT

by SwimSwam 0

January 22nd, 2023 College, News, Previews & Recaps

Seton Hall vs NJIT (Men)

  • Friday, January 20, 2023
  • Newark, N.J.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results
  • Team Score: Seton Hall 142, NJIT 91

Courtesy: SHU Athletics

Newark, N.J. – Seton Hall men’s swimming and diving picked up another convincing victory on Friday afternoon, defeating NJIT, 142-91, at the Wellness and Events Center. Kevin Cary (West Chester, Pa.) and Sean Vizzard (Mount Laurel, N.J.) each won a pair of events on the day.

Cary would notch his first victory of the day in the 200 Free in a time of 1:41.37, marking the fourth time this season he has won the event. The Pirates swept the podium in the event, as Gideon Langenbusch (Oberhausen, Germany) and Ben LaClair (Belchertown, Mass.) nabbed second and third, respectively. Cary would later add a win in the 100 Free, touching the wall in 46.74, and would swim the third leg of the 200 Free Relay team which swam the fastest time in the event of 1:23.99.

Vizzard’s first of two wins came in the 400 IM, winning the event for the first time as a Pirate in a time of 4:07.03. He would later take first in the 500 Free with a time of 4:41.43.

The 200 Medley Relay team of Ross Pantano (Bennington, Neb.), Ben Endersby (Caldwell, N.J.), Michael Klimaszewski (London, England) and Thomas Minar (Oxford, Conn.) were able to claim victory, combining for a time of 1:31.35. Just behind them in second were Bryant LaCroix (Bloomsburg, Pa.), Gennarino Conzemius (Bethel Park, Pa.), Justin Oosterwyk (Pequannock, N.J.) and Langenbusch with a time of 1:34.53.

Each member of the winning 200 Medley Relay team also swam the fastest time in an individual event on the afternoon. Pantano went on the win the 100 Back in 49.90, sweeping the podium with LaCroix and Ethan Shonk (Mount Joy, Pa.). Endersby swam the fastest time in the 100 Breast, clocking in at 57.66. Klimaszewski continued to dominate the fly events, taking first in the 100 Fly for the fourth time this year in a time of 48.27. Minar would grab a win in the 50 Free in a time of 20.96, with Endersby joining him in third in the event.

In diving, reigning BIG EAST Male Athlete of the Week Trevor Post (Bay City, Mich.) picked up another victory in the 1-meter with a total score of 295.43. Post would finish second in the 3-meter behind Joel Satir (Greenwich, Conn.), who tallied a score of 297.00 to claim victory.

The Pirates face a quick turnaround as they hit the road again tomorrow at 1 p.m. against Delaware.

Courtesy: NJIT Athletics

NEWARK, N.J. — The NJIT men’s swimming and diving team kicked off its regular season-ending three-meet home stand on Friday evening with a dual meet against cross-county foe Seton Hall. The Highlanders picked up three wins on the night (two individual, one relay) but were defeated by the Pirates, 142-91.



NJIT will jump right back in the pool tomorrow (January 21) at 11 a.m. for its Senior Day meet dual meet against Rider.

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