The Genesee Community College swimming and diving team held their season-opening invitational meet on Saturday afternoon, competing against Jamestown Community College, SUNY Delhi, Alfred State and Herkimer County Community College.
The men's team combined for 260 points and a second place finish and the women's team combined for 181 points and a third place finish.
Men (team totals):
SUNY Delhi- 296
Alfred State- 252
Jamestown Community College- 207
Herkimer County Community College- 86
Women (team totals):
Jamestown Community College- 346
SUNY Delhi- 184
Genesee Community College- 181
Alfred State- 136
Herkimer County Community College- 118
Brianne Strong led the way for the women with first place finishes in the 200 yard free, 100 yard free, 100 yard backstroke and was part of the top 200 yard medly relay team. Melissa Krause earned the top spot in the 100 yard breaststroke with a finishing time of 1:20.22, and Calla Wolfley added a second place finish in the 1000 yard free.
Yusuke Inami was the top swimmer for the men's team, earning three first place finishes. He paced the 100 yard fly, the 50 yard free and the 100 yard free. Randi Rudnik swam to a second place finish in the 100 yard breaststroke.
The Cougars will swim again on Wednesday night when they host Alfred State and Mercyhurst North East at 6pm.