WASHINGTON, D.C. – Old Dominion University swimming and diving fell at George Washington on Saturday afternoon. The men lost 181.5-118.5, while the women fell 185-113. Freshman Ethan Apisa continued his winning ways in the 1000 freestyle, winning the event with a time of 9:52.90, while Graydon Tinneny finished second in 10:00.26. Senior Ashley Teller won the first women's event of the day with a time of 1:07.64 in the 100 breaststroke, while Paige Romine finished in second with a time of 1:09.54. Nick Wukovits won the men's 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.07, edging teammate Peter Durisin who finished with a time of 57.64. Filip Svedberg won the 200 butterfly in 1:55.05, while Wukovits won his second event of the day in 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:08.05.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Old Dominion University swimmer Ethan Apisa was named the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association Swimmer of the Week, the CCSA announced on Tuesday. On Saturday against William and Mary, Apisa broke the JC Scrap Chandler pool record in the 1000 free with a first place time of 9:26.58, nearly 12 seconds ahead of second place. He broke the record held by Jimmy Sullivan of 9:28.18, set in 1999. Apisa added a third place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:41.70. He becomes the fourth swimmer this season to win the weekly CCSA award, joining Anton Mikaelsson, Filip Svedberg and Nick Wukovits.
NORFOLK, Va. – Ashley Brem and Nick Wukovits each won two events to lead Old Dominion University swimming and diving against William and Mary on Saturday afternoon, but the Tribe defeated the women, 183-111, while the men lost 184-110. Ethan Apisa picked up ODU's first win of the day with an ODU pool record time of 9:26.58. Brem picked up her first win of the day with a time of 1:04.37 in the 100 breaststroke and was followed by Nick Wukovits winning the men's 100 breaststroke in 55.70. AJ Caruso won the women's 3-meter dive with a score of 202.80, while Cory Moreno won the men's 3-meter dive with a score of 276.00. Jacklyn VandePoel won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:04.13. Brem and Wukovits won the 200 breaststroke, as Brem won with a time of 2:22.97, while Wukovits won with a time of 2:01.36, eight seconds ahead of second place.
Old Dominion University Swimming and Diving hosts William and Mary on Saturday, Jan. 13 at the JC Scrap Chandler Pool. Diving will begin at 9 a.m., while swimming begins at noon.