The Genesee Community College women's swimming and diving team began its dual meet competitions with a victory over Erie Community College on Wednesday, 70-39. Eleanor Zaepfel won the 500 yard and 1000 yard Freestyle events. Shannon McFarlane won the 200 yard Freestyle and the 100 yard Backstroke. Rebecca Langston won the 100 yard Butterfly. Those three combined with Adrienne Stamp to win the 200 yard Medley Relay.
The men lost to Erie, who is the defending National Champion in the non-scholarship division, 87-44. Eric Wixon won the 500 yard Freestyle and finished second in the 1000 yard Freestyle and the 200 yard Individual Medley. Andrew Fountain won the 100 yard Backstroke and finished second in the 50 yard Freestyle and the 100 yard Butterfly.
The team is off until December 7th when it will travel to Monroe for a Region III tri-meet with Mercyhurst NE. Then, the Cougars will host their annual Holiday Invitational on Saturday, December 10th.