Riverton hosts swim inviteDec 29, 2017 By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Nate Shroyer might only be a junior, but the Wolverine swimmer has made quite a splash early on in the new season.
Following a fine showing at the season-opening event in Gillette, Shroyer finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:12.47 at the Riverton Invitational on Dec. 16.
Shroyer was also fifth in the 200-yard individual medley (2:10.41).
Another Wolverine who did quite well was Ashton Settlemire, who splashed to a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.16 and a fifth in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:56.42.
In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Mathew Fisher, Shroyer, Michael Kraft and Settlemire finished eighth (1:47.38), while the same quartet was seventh in the 400-yard freestyle relay (4:08.37).
Lander dominated in the team standings, easily winning the meet with a score of 294 points, comfortably outdistancing second-place Powell, who posted 235.
Riverton finished seventh with 95 points.
In fact, the Tigers claimed the top spot on the podium in eight of the 12 events contested.
The 200-yard medley relay team of Trystan Gorley, Alex Williams, Chase Spearman and Trevon Stevens finished 10th, in a time of 2:18.29, earning 10 team points in the process.
Gorley also finished fifth in one-meter diving, with 129.05 points.
Riverton will next compete in Laramie on Friday and Saturday.