Geneseo Women Win 12th Straight SUNYAC Title, Men Take 6th in a Row

by Suzie Fox 0

February 24th, 2019 College, NCAA Division III

State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) – Men and Women

  • Dates: Wednesday, February 20-Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • Location: Burt Flickinger Aquatic Center at Erie Community College – Buffalo, NY
  • Defending Champion: SUNY Geneseo men; SUNY Geneseo women (results)
  • Live Results: Available here
  • Live Video (if available): Available here
  • Championship Central

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s swimming and diving team won its sixth straight State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) title with a total of 951.5 points, Saturday night at the Burt Flickinger Center in Buffalo. This win marks the 26th overall title for the program. Following behind the Knights was Oswego in second and Cortland in third place.

Individual Awards

Outstanding Diver of the Meet – Christian Krasnek, Fredonia
Oustanding Swimmer of the Meet – Clark Davis, Geneseo
James Fulton Award – Matthew Modeleski, Geneseo
Diving Coach of the Year – Shawn Austin, Geneseo
Swimming Coach of the Year – Paul Dotterweich, Geneseo

The conference honors the top three finishers in each event at the championship earning a spot on the SUNYAC first, second or third team all-conference.

The SUNYAC Elite 20, an award modeled after the NCAA ELITE 90 program, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the conference championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers.  This year’s men’s swimming and diving honoree is Potsdam’s Joshua Parker.

Men’s Team Rankings:

Geneseo, 951.5
Oswego, 526
Cortland, 525
New Paltz, 327
Oneonta, 325
Fredonia, 300
Brockport, 285.5
Buffalo State, 201
Potsdam, 142

Geneseo men – courtesy SUNYAC

Women’s Recap

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Geneseo won its 12th straight and 27th overall State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women’s swimming and diving championship, Saturday night at the Burt Flickinger Center in Buffalo. Cortland finished second while Oswego was third.

Saturday’s Record Breakers

Cortland’s Julia Torell broke the meet and conference record in the 200 butterfly, 2:06.74

Individual Awards

Outstanding Diver of the Meet – Samantha Reichman, Geneseo
Oustanding Swimmer of the Meet – Deidra Osula, Geneseo
Grace Mowatt – Sydney Ng, Geneseo
Diving Coach of the Year – Paul Dotterweich, Geneseo
Swimming Coach of the Year – Shawn Austin, Geneseo

The conference honors the top three finishers in each event at the championship earning a spot on the SUNYAC first, second or third team all-conference.

The SUNYAC Elite 20, an award modeled after the NCAA ELITE 90 program, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the conference championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers.  This year’s women’s swimming and diving honoree is Lok Chi Hon from Oswego.

Women’s Team Rankings:

Geneseo, 1048
Cortland, 531
Oswego, 434
New Paltz, 426
Oneonta, 377
Brockport, 238
Fredonia, 207
Potsdam, 204
Buffalo State, 130

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