The Fredonia State men's swimming and diving team claimed first place in its own three-day invitational that took place this weekend in Steele Hall. They out-pointed second-place Wheeling Jesuit 754.5-735.
Prior to the meet, head coach Arthur Wang mentioned how this was the deepest field at the invite during his tenure and was pleased with the victory.
"The men's team has been hungry and wanted to win their own invite," said Wang. "They were focused and unifiedly driven to achieve that goal."
The Devils wrapped up the meet by claiming the final event, the men's 400-yard freestyle relay, finishing with a time of 3:09.88. The quartet consisted of John Estanislau, Will Baker, Liam Jones and Adrian Van Hall.
Estanislau also claimed an individual victory in the 100 butterfly (52.79 seconds). Two other Blue Devils finished in the top eight in the same event - Jones was third at 53.59 and Troy Lubanski was eighth at 55.10.
The 200 freestyle also saw multiple FSU swimmers in the top eight. Van Hall (1:47.19) was third and Baker (1:50.91) was eighth.
Adam Clouthier was third in the 200 breast stroke in a time of 2:14.00, while Eric Jordan was fourth in the 100 backstroke at 54.69.
In the 400 IM, Andrew Case touched the wall fifth in 4:23.76.
The 200 medley relay team of Jordan, Clouthier, Case and David Adamczak finished third in a time of 1:39.50.
The divers had a one-two finish as freshman Jeff Matter won the 1-meter Sunday morning and sophomore Rafael Santiago finished second.
Matter's winning 1-meter score of 443.30 points and Santiago's 426.00 total are NCAA Division III zone qualifying scores. Carlson finished fifth with 372.10 points and freshman Jake Storms sixth with 332.60.
The men's one-two combination was different Saturday in the 3-meter, with freshman Arron Carlson first and Santiago second.
Meanwhile, in the women's meet, the Fredonia State women's swimming and diving team took second place to Oberlin, as they were out-pointed, 664-606.
Fredonia State senior Ashley Keller edged senior teammate Katelyn Haley in the 3-meter springboard diving competition Sunday morning.
Keller scored 457.90 for 11 dives compared to Haley's 455.60 for the duo's second one-two finish in as many days. Both totals are NCAA Division III zone qualifying scores. In addition, senior Breena Cogliandro was third Sunday with 404.90 points and freshman Samantha Kowalewski eighth with 271.75 points.
Keller was first and Haley second Saturday in the 1-meter competition.
Sam Rokos was the lone individual winner in the swimming portion of the day's events. She was victorious in the 200 freestyle in 1:57.55. Kristen Champoux was eighth in the same event at 2:04.01.
Stephanie Rosa, Larissa Dobson, Jami Barber and Jenni Smith teamed up for a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:55.48
Barber was sixth in the 100 butterfly in a time of 1:02.72. Rosa was third in the 100 backstroke in a time of 1:01.41.
Dobson claimed third in the 200 breast stroke at 2:29.24.
The 400 freestyle relay team completed the women's portion of the meet with a second place finish in a time of 3:42.64. Smith, Ellie Brion, Champoux and Rokos made up that squad.
The Devils' final meet of the semester is Saturday at Division I Canisius College.