Chu Wins Breaststroke at Home Tri Meet with Denison and Johns Hopkins

Chu Wins Breaststroke at Home Tri Meet with Denison and Johns Hopkins

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team hosted Denison University and Johns Hopkins University in a tri-meet on Saturday, January 20 for its first competition since returning from the winter training trip in Miami, Florida. The Tartans fell to Denison, 215-83, and to Johns Hopkins, 188.50-105.50, while Denison topped Johns Hopkins, 192.50-87.50.

Junior Winston Chu (Warren, N.J./Saint Peter's Prep) won the 100-yard breaststroke in 57.14 while his senior brother Matthew Chu (Warren, N.J./Saint Peter's Prep) finished third in 57.36. Winston later finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 2:07.13, with Denison's Ryan Stevenson touching first in 2:07.05.

Freshman Max Gonzalez (Allison Park, Pa./North Allegheny) placed third in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:43.35 while freshman Richard Deng (West Windsor, N.J./West Windsor Plainsboro South) touched fourth in the 100-yard freestyle in 48.18.

Junior Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass./CRLS) won the 1-meter diving event with a score of 307.65 after six dives. Senior DeShawn Green (Newport News, Va./Warwick) scored 248.02 on the 1-meter to place second. Bamforth also won the 3-meter event with a score of 357.23 while Green placed second with a score of 237.98.

The Tartans will be back in action on Saturday, January 27 at the Western Pennsylvania Invitational hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. The meet is set to start at 11:30 a.m.