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Genesee Combines for First Place Finish at Harvest Invite

Genesee Combines for First Place Finish at Harvest Invite

All 10 members of the Genesee Community College men's and women's swimming and diving teams scored points in multiple events at the GCC Harvest Invitational on Nov. 5, leading to a combined victory over Jamestown CC and Herkimer College. The men's squad tallied 447 points and a first place finish and the women finished runner-up with 243 points.

Miranda Dunton and Angel Priest swam to three first place finishes apiece to lead the women. Dunton won the 500 freestyle by nearly 50 seconds, finishing in 6:03.17. She topped the 200 free with a finishing time of 2:17.25 and won the 100 free with a time of 1:02.91. Priest won the 200 IM by almost 10 seconds (2:31.94), the 100 backstroke (1:08.24) and the 100 butterfly (1:11.58). MiKenna Carpenter added three second place finishes, swimming runner-up in the 50 free (28.04), 100 free (1:04.17) and the 100 breaststroke (1:28.38).

Joan Ferrer topped two events on the men's side, winning the 200 free (2:01.36) and the 500 free (5:22.35). He also anchored two winning relays, the 200 free (1:41.12) and a come from behind win in the 400 free (3:39.90). Kyle Podlaski added a first place individual finish in the 100 backstroke (1:00.70), and Thomas Slenker won the diving portion of the meet with a total score of 197.77.

Genesee will return to action on Nov. 12 at the Monroe CC quad-meet. Scheduled start time is 1 p.m.