Nov. 21, 2002
The Cleveland State swimming and diving teams continued their winning ways on Sunday over Niagara, with the men (5-0) taking a 128-87 win and the women (3-3) finishing 134-100.
With the win, the men's team improved to 5-0 on the season. Senior Thiago Lazarini (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Universitario) took first in both the 1000 (10:00.97) and 500 (4:47.37) free. Senior Andrew Hancock (Cambridge Gardens, Australia/St. Mary's) posted a top time in the 200 IM (2:00.69) while sophomore Mike Petaccio (Hubbard, Ohio/Hubbard) tallied a win in the 100 fly (53.93).
The women scored their third victory in a row at Niagara. Sophomores Samantha Jones (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa/Pietermaritzburg) and Marlene Przykling (Ingersoll, Ontario/Ingersoll) both recorded top times in two events. Jones won both the 1000 free (11:03.25) and the 100 fly (1:01.69) while Przykling posted bests in the 50 free (26.05) and 100 back (1:03.39).
The Vikings will look maintain their success on Tuesday, Nov. 26 when Ohio State comes to the Busbey Natatorium for a dual meet at 5:00 p.m.