Galea wins event for men's swim team in opener

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 17, 2012

AMHERST, Mass. --- Vincent Galea won the 50-yard freestyle and helped a relay team take third place for the Colby College men's swimming and diving team in a 173-103 loss to Amherst College on Saturday.

Galea finished in a time of 22.12 to edge Amherst's Tyler Hampton (22.26) in earning nine points for first place. Galea, Paul Wennberg, James Hootsmans, and Tyler Lewtan were third in the 200 freestyle relay for Colby.

Wennberg added a second in the 200 breaststroke (2:28.69) for the Mules.
  Amherst vs. Colby                               
                               November 17, 2012                               
                                    Results                                    
 
Event 2  Men 200 Yard Medley Relay
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 Pool Record: # 1:33.75        2011 M.I.T.                                     
                         Terbush, Liao, Ubellacker, Dunn                   
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:30.77                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:33.24                                                        
    School                                                  Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Amherst College  'A'                                  1:35.99         11  
     1) Deveney, Conor SO               2) Kang, Alex SO                  
     3) Bulakul, Tyler JR               4) Stewart, Sam FR                
                  24.48       52.25 (27.77)     1:14.88 (22.63)     1:35.99 (21.11)
  2 Amherst College  'C'                                  1:39.81          4  
     1) Heise, Matt FR                  2) Cruz, Sebastian FR             
     3) McCartan, Will SR               4) Hampton, Tyler SO              
                  24.81       53.46 (28.65)     1:17.84 (24.38)     1:39.81 (21.97)
  3 Amherst College  'B'                                 x1:41.52        
     1) Brown, Brandon SO               2) Goldberg, Steven FR            
     3) Homchick, Robbie JR             4) Sholtis, Connor SO             
                  25.83       55.13 (29.30)     1:19.88 (24.75)     1:41.52 (21.64)
  4 Colby College  'A'                                    1:43.36          2  
     1) Mauel, Jack SR                  2) Wennberg, Paul SO              
     3) Lewtan, Tyler FR                4) Hootsmans, James SR            
                  27.77       57.06 (29.29)     1:20.91 (23.85)     1:43.36 (22.45)
  5 Colby College  'B'                                    1:55.13        
     1) Spierer, Adam SR                2) O'Neill, Shelby SO             
     3) Kim, Nick FR                    4) VanValkenburg, Noah SR         
                  30.83     1:02.79 (31.96)     1:29.98 (27.19)     1:55.13 (25.15)
 
Event 4  Men 1000 Yard Freestyle
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 Pool Record: # 9:33.10        2010 Ryan Lichtenfels, Amherst College          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
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  1 Grimes, Ben         SO Amherst                        9:59.23          9  
                  26.64       56.03 (29.39)     1:26.30 (30.27)     1:56.47 (30.17)
        2:26.39 (29.92)     2:56.64 (30.25)     3:26.82 (30.18)     3:57.28 (30.46)
        4:27.58 (30.30)     4:57.74 (30.16)     5:27.84 (30.10)     5:57.94 (30.10)
        6:28.17 (30.23)     6:58.68 (30.51)     7:29.06 (30.38)     7:59.54 (30.48)
        8:29.70 (30.16)     9:00.22 (30.52)     9:30.62 (30.40)     9:59.23 (28.61)
  2 Moody, Parker       JR Amherst                       10:06.76          4  
                  26.97       56.48 (29.51)     1:26.68 (30.20)     1:56.96 (30.28)
        2:27.21 (30.25)     2:57.46 (30.25)     3:27.84 (30.38)     3:58.41 (30.57)
        4:28.80 (30.39)     4:59.42 (30.62)     5:30.22 (30.80)     6:00.90 (30.68)
        6:31.82 (30.92)     7:02.32 (30.50)     7:33.48 (31.16)     8:04.07 (30.59)
        8:35.04 (30.97)     9:06.13 (31.09)     9:36.92 (30.79)    10:06.76 (29.84)
  3 Nathan, Reeven      FR Amherst                       10:21.74          3  
                  28.19       58.73 (30.54)     1:29.62 (30.89)     2:00.73 (31.11)
        2:31.98 (31.25)     3:03.22 (31.24)     3:34.64 (31.42)     4:06.08 (31.44)
        4:37.49 (31.41)     5:08.86 (31.37)     5:40.16 (31.30)     6:11.44 (31.28)
        6:43.16 (31.72)     7:14.50 (31.34)     7:46.12 (31.62)     8:17.44 (31.32)
        8:49.12 (31.68)     9:20.42 (31.30)     9:51.66 (31.24)    10:21.74 (30.08)
  4 Weeks, Ryan         FR Colby                         11:24.09          2  
                  29.21     1:02.24 (33.03)     1:36.25 (34.01)     2:10.40 (34.15)
        2:44.59 (34.19)     3:19.03 (34.44)     3:53.29 (34.26)     4:27.65 (34.36)
        5:02.54 (34.89)     5:37.28 (34.74)     6:12.12 (34.84)     6:46.96 (34.84)
        7:22.02 (35.06)     7:56.84 (34.82)     8:31.51 (34.67)     9:06.61 (35.10)
        9:41.48 (34.87)    10:16.10 (34.62)    10:50.58 (34.48)    11:24.09 (33.51)
 
Event 6  Men 200 Yard Freestyle
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 Pool Record: # 1:40.69        2012 Tom Veith, Willams College                 
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:39.33                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:41.75                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Egan, Nick          JR Amherst                        1:46.14          9  
                  24.78       51.40 (26.62)     1:18.46 (27.06)     1:46.14 (27.68)
  2 Anderson, Jeff      FR Amherst                        1:46.48          4  
                  24.93       52.54 (27.61)     1:20.03 (27.49)     1:46.48 (26.45)
  3 Sholtis, Connor     SO Amherst                        1:46.68          3  
                  25.14       52.68 (27.54)     1:20.65 (27.97)     1:46.68 (26.03)
  4 Galea, Vincent      SO Colby                          1:49.99          2  
                  25.27       53.32 (28.05)     1:21.76 (28.44)     1:49.99 (28.23)
  5 Bachur, Ryan        SO Colby                          1:56.78          1  
                  26.99       56.59 (29.60)     1:26.81 (30.22)     1:56.78 (29.97)
  6 Lewis, Ben          JR Colby                          2:02.98        
                  27.59       58.08 (30.49)     1:30.32 (32.24)     2:02.98 (32.66)
 
Event 8  Men 100 Yard Backstroke
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 Pool Record: # 51.54        2004 Rick Estacio, Amherst College                
NCAA '13 "A": A 49.70                                                          
NCAA '13 "B": B 51.77                                                          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Deveney, Conor      SO Amherst                          52.57          9  
                  25.68       52.57 (26.89)                                        
  2 Schwab, Daniel      SR Amherst                          55.03          4  
                  26.85       55.03 (28.18)                                        
  3 Brown, Brandon      SO Amherst                          55.66          3  
  4 VanValkenburg, Noa  SR Colby                          1:12.24          2  
                  34.75     1:12.24 (37.49)                                        
 -- Kowalski, Rishi     FR Amherst                         X55.15        
                  26.56       55.15 (28.59)                                        
 -- Reynolds, Aron      JR Amherst                         X55.62        
                  27.57       55.62 (28.05)                                        
 -- Landefeld, Peter    JR Amherst                         X56.82        
                  27.55       56.82 (29.27)                                        
 -- Helt, Jeff          SR Amherst                       X1:00.95        
                  29.44     1:00.95 (31.51)                                        
 
Event 10  Men 100 Yard Breaststroke
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 Pool Record: # 58.34        2011 Michael Liao, M.I.T.                         
NCAA '13 "A": A 56.02                                                          
NCAA '13 "B": B 57.81                                                          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Kang, Alex          SO Amherst                        1:02.18          9  
                  29.36     1:02.18 (32.82)                                        
  2 Goldberg, Steven    FR Amherst                        1:03.76          4  
                  29.86     1:03.76 (33.90)                                        
  3 Wennberg, Paul      SO Colby                          1:05.37          3  
                  30.96     1:05.37 (34.41)                                        
  4 O'Neill, Shelby     SO Colby                          1:08.46          2  
                  31.87     1:08.46 (36.59)                                        
  5 Spierer, Adam       SR Colby                          1:09.74          1  
                  33.10     1:09.74 (36.64)                                        
 -- Pearlman, Alex      SR Amherst                       X1:04.13        
                  30.44     1:04.13 (33.69)                                        
 -- Cruz, Sebastian     FR Amherst                       X1:05.32        
                  30.19     1:05.32 (35.13)                                        
 -- Cagenello, Sam      SO Amherst                       X1:08.63        
                  32.04     1:08.63 (36.59)                                        
 
Event 12  Men 200 Yard Butterfly
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 Pool Record: # 1:51.08        2008 Norman Scott, Williams College             
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:50.36                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:53.87                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Bulakul, Tyler      JR Amherst                        1:55.85          9  
                  26.36       55.79 (29.43)     1:25.93 (30.14)     1:55.85 (29.92)
  2 Rochford, Michael   SO Amherst                        2:00.63          4  
                  26.42       56.70 (30.28)     1:27.93 (31.23)     2:00.63 (32.70)
  3 McAuliffe, Conor    JR Amherst                        2:05.67          3  
                  28.35     1:00.20 (31.85)     1:32.70 (32.50)     2:05.67 (32.97)
  4 Mauel, Jack         SR Colby                          2:08.96          2  
                  28.73     1:00.70 (31.97)     1:34.64 (33.94)     2:08.96 (34.32)
  5 Lewtan, Tyler       FR Colby                          2:09.55          1  
                  28.82     1:02.28 (33.46)     1:36.89 (34.61)     2:09.55 (32.66)
  6 Kim, Nick           FR Colby                          2:20.40        
                  29.83     1:04.14 (34.31)     1:41.82 (37.68)     2:20.40 (38.58)
 
Event 14  Men 50 Yard Freestyle
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 Pool Record: # 20.92        2010 Ben Wampler, Williams College                
NCAA '13 "A": A 20.39                                                          
NCAA '13 "B": B 20.99                                                          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Galea, Vincent      SO Colby                            22.12          9  
  2 Hampton, Tyler      SO Amherst                          22.26          4  
  3 Homchick, Robbie    JR Amherst                          22.69          3  
  4 McWilliams, Reid    FR Amherst                          23.52          2  
  5 Hootsmans, James    SR Colby                            23.61          1  
  6 VanValkenburg, Noa  SR Colby                            26.48        
 
Event 16  Men 1 mtr Diving
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 337.12        2010 Brian Sobel, Springfield                    
NCAA '13 "B": B 275.00                                                         
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Lichtig, Asher      FR Amherst                         290.02B         9  
  2 Idleman, Mark       SO Amherst                         284.47B         4  
  3 White, Colin        JR Amherst                         271.80          3  
  4 Connell, Liam       SO Colby                            69.15          2  
 
Event 18  Men 100 Yard Freestyle
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 Pool Record: # 46.21        1999 Howard Hinds, Springfield                    
NCAA '13 "A": A 44.98                                                          
NCAA '13 "B": B 46.04                                                          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Sholtis, Connor     SO Amherst                          47.01          9  
                  22.96       47.01 (24.05)                                        
  2 Egan, Nick          JR Amherst                          48.88          4  
                  23.70       48.88 (25.18)                                        
  3 Galea, Vincent      SO Colby                            48.91          3  
                  23.55       48.91 (25.36)                                        
  4 Hampton, Tyler      SO Amherst                          48.95          2  
                  23.81       48.95 (25.14)                                        
  5 Bachur, Ryan        SO Colby                            52.69          1  
                  24.80       52.69 (27.89)                                        
  6 Hootsmans, James    SR Colby                            54.30        
                  26.18       54.30 (28.12)                                        
 -- Bulakul, Tyler      JR Amherst                         X48.30        
                  23.06       48.30 (25.24)           48.30 ( )                    
 -- Sun, Vic            FR Amherst                         X48.95        
                  23.44       48.95 (25.51)           48.95 ( )                    
 -- Moody, Parker       JR Amherst                         X49.55        
                  23.91       49.55 (25.64)           49.55 ( )                    
 -- Brown, Brandon      SO Amherst                         X49.98        
                  23.98       49.96 (25.98)        49.98 (0.02)                    
 -- McWilliams, Reid    FR Amherst                         X53.90        
                  25.68       53.68 (28.00)        53.90 (0.22)                    
 -- Helt, Jeff          SR Amherst                         X55.89        
                  26.18       55.89 (29.71)           55.89 ( )                    
 
Event 20  Men 200 Yard Backstroke
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 1:52.39        2004 Rick Estacio, Amherst College              
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:49.08                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:53.27                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Heise, Matt         FR Amherst                        1:56.24          9  
                  26.97       55.92 (28.95)     1:25.86 (29.94)     1:56.24 (30.38)
  2 Schwab, Daniel      SR Amherst                        2:00.59          4  
                  28.25       58.57 (30.32)     1:29.67 (31.10)     2:00.59 (30.92)
  3 Reynolds, Aron      JR Amherst                        2:02.39          3  
                  29.50     1:00.66 (31.16)     1:32.34 (31.68)     2:02.39 (30.05)
 -- Landefeld, Peter    JR Amherst                       X2:02.86        
                  29.48     1:00.96 (31.48)     1:32.58 (31.62)     2:02.86 (30.28)
 
Event 22  Men 200 Yard Breaststroke
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 2:07.13        2008 Tyler Bonewell, Williams College           
NCAA '13 "A": A 2:02.55                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 2:06.71                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Anderson, Jeff      FR Amherst                        2:15.78          9  
                  30.68     1:05.08 (34.40)     1:40.12 (35.04)     2:15.78 (35.66)
  2 Wennberg, Paul      SO Colby                          2:28.69          4  
                  33.86     1:11.73 (37.87)     1:50.38 (38.65)     2:28.69 (38.31)
  3 O'Neill, Shelby     SO Colby                          2:33.22          3  
                  33.67     1:12.07 (38.40)     1:52.53 (40.46)     2:33.22 (40.69)
  4 Spierer, Adam       SR Colby                          2:37.32          2  
                  34.80     1:14.81 (40.01)     1:55.97 (41.16)     2:37.32 (41.35)
 
Event 24  Men 500 Yard Freestyle
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 4:35.54        2011 Ryan Lichtenfels, Amherst College          
NCAA '13 "A": A 4:29.84                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 4:37.33                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Bachur, Ryan        SO Colby                          5:27.73          9  
                  30.51     1:02.81 (32.30)     1:35.99 (33.18)     2:08.80 (32.81)
        2:41.81 (33.01)     3:14.79 (32.98)     3:47.65 (32.86)     4:21.24 (33.59)
        4:54.91 (33.67)     5:27.73 (32.82)                                        
  2 Weeks, Ryan         FR Colby                          5:35.05          4  
                  29.52     1:02.83 (33.31)     1:36.55 (33.72)     2:10.40 (33.85)
        2:44.51 (34.11)     3:18.63 (34.12)     3:52.86 (34.23)     4:27.36 (34.50)
        5:01.79 (34.43)     5:35.05 (33.26)                                        
  3 Lewis, Ben          JR Colby                          5:44.90          3  
                  30.65     1:04.98 (34.33)     1:39.55 (34.57)     2:14.35 (34.80)
        2:49.31 (34.96)     3:24.63 (35.32)     4:00.01 (35.38)     4:35.92 (35.91)
        5:10.99 (35.07)     5:44.90 (33.91)                                        
 -- McAuliffe, Conor    JR Amherst                       X4:57.49        
                  26.93       56.38 (29.45)     1:26.51 (30.13)     1:56.71 (30.20)
        2:26.95 (30.24)     2:57.17 (30.22)     3:27.23 (30.06)     3:57.52 (30.29)
        4:27.95 (30.43)     4:57.49 (29.54)                                        
 -- Pearlman, Alex      SR Amherst                       X4:59.64        
                  26.85       56.38 (29.53)     1:26.41 (30.03)     1:56.84 (30.43)
        2:27.47 (30.63)     2:57.95 (30.48)     3:28.64 (30.69)     3:59.70 (31.06)
        4:30.39 (30.69)     4:59.64 (29.25)                                        
 -- Cagenello, Sam      SO Amherst                       X5:12.14        
                  28.09       58.17 (30.08)     1:28.96 (30.79)     2:00.09 (31.13)
        2:31.83 (31.74)     3:03.74 (31.91)     3:35.67 (31.93)     4:07.82 (32.15)
        4:40.04 (32.22)     5:12.14 (32.10)                                        
 
Event 26  Men 100 Yard Butterfly
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 49.72        2011 Wyatt Ubellacker, M.I.T.                     
NCAA '13 "A": A 49.34                                                          
NCAA '13 "B": B 50.59                                                          
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Mauel, Jack         SR Colby                            54.80          9  
                  25.88       54.80 (28.92)                                        
  2 Lewtan, Tyler       FR Colby                            55.18          4  
                  25.75       55.18 (29.43)                                        
  3 Kim, Nick           FR Colby                          1:01.48          3  
                  28.79     1:01.48 (32.69)                                        
 -- Stewart, Sam        FR Amherst                         X50.63        
                  23.45       50.63 (27.18)                                        
 -- Rochford, Michael   SO Amherst                         X54.60        
                  25.42       54.60 (29.18)                                        
 -- Cruz, Sebastian     FR Amherst                         X54.77        
                  25.47       54.77 (29.30)                                        
 -- Kowalski, Rishi     FR Amherst                         X54.77        
                  25.40       54.77 (29.37)                                        
 -- Grimes, Ben         SO Amherst                         X55.50        
                  26.23       55.50 (29.27)                                        
 -- Kang, Alex          SO Amherst                         X55.61        
                  26.31       55.61 (29.30)                                        
 -- McCartan, Will      SR Amherst                         X56.54        
                  26.17       56.54 (30.37)                                        
 -- Nathan, Reeven      FR Amherst                         X57.13        
                  26.15       57.13 (30.98)                                        
 -- Homchick, Robbie    JR Amherst                         X57.96        
                  26.06       57.96 (31.90)                                        
 
Event 28  Men 3 mtr Diving
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 337.50        2012 Colin White, Amherst College                
NCAA '13 "B": B 285.00                                                         
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 White, Colin        JR Amherst                         313.95B         9  
  2 Idleman, Mark       SO Amherst                         264.15          4  
  3 Lichtig, Asher      FR Amherst                         197.32          3  
 
Event 30  Men 200 Yard IM
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 1:53.27        2012 Paul Dyrkacz, Williams college             
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:50.61                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:54.33                                                        
    Name              Year School                           Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Mauel, Jack         SR Colby                          2:16.10          9  
                  27.59     1:03.28 (35.69)     1:44.60 (41.32)     2:16.10 (31.50)
  2 Kim, Nick           FR Colby                          2:19.92          4  
                  29.86     1:06.59 (36.73)     1:47.46 (40.87)     2:19.92 (32.46)
 -- Deveney, Conor      SO Amherst                       X1:57.94        
                  24.87       53.72 (28.85)     1:29.30 (35.58)     1:57.94 (28.64)
 -- Heise, Matt         FR Amherst                       X2:02.02        
                  25.29       55.39 (30.10)     1:32.50 (37.11)     2:02.02 (29.52)
 -- Goldberg, Steven    FR Amherst                       X2:04.63        
                  26.26       59.40 (33.14)     1:34.84 (35.44)     2:04.63 (29.79)
 
Event 32  Men 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
===============================================================================
 Pool Record: # 1:26.73        2009 Amherst College                            
                         Homchick, Fraser, Scala, Witzke                   
NCAA '13 "A": A 1:21.50                                                        
NCAA '13 "B": B 1:23.51                                                        
    School                                                  Finals       Points 
===============================================================================
  1 Colby College  'A'                                    1:31.24         11  
     1) Wennberg, Paul SO               2) Galea, Vincent SO              
     3) Hootsmans, James SR             4) Lewtan, Tyler FR               
                  23.78       45.65 (21.87)     1:08.32 (22.67)     1:31.24 (22.92)
  2 Colby College  'B'                                    1:38.22          4  
     1) Lewis, Ben JR                   2) Bachur, Ryan SO                
     3) Weeks, Ryan FR                  4) Spierer, Adam SR               
                  25.02       47.72 (22.70)     1:13.15 (25.43)     1:38.22 (25.07)
 -- Amherst College  'A'                                 X1:27.11        
     1) Stewart, Sam FR                 2) Cruz, Sebastian FR             
     3) Anderson, Jeff FR               4) Egan, Nick JR                  
                  21.52       43.61 (22.09)     1:04.95 (21.34)     1:27.11 (22.16)
 -- Amherst College  'B'                                 X1:30.87        
     1) Reynolds, Aron JR               2) Kowalski, Rishi FR             
     3) Sun, Vic FR                     4) McAuliffe, Conor JR            
                  23.49       45.92 (22.43)     1:08.21 (22.29)     1:30.87 (22.66)
 -- Amherst College  'C'                                 X1:33.11        
     1) McCartan, Will SR               2) Rochford, Michael SO           
     3) Cagenello, Sam SO               4) Schwab, Daniel SR              
                  24.11       46.63 (22.52)     1:10.23 (23.60)     1:33.11 (22.88)
 -- Amherst College  'D'                                 X1:35.45        
     1) McWilliams, Reid FR             2) Helt, Jeff SR                  
     3) Pearlman, Alex SR               4) Landefeld, Peter JR            
                  24.03       47.91 (23.88)     1:11.62 (23.71)     1:35.45 (23.83)
 
                    Men - Team Rankings - Through Event 32                     
 
  1. Amherst College                     173   2. Colby College                       103