Greyhounds Hold Third After Day Two Of MAAC Swimming And Diving Championships

Feb. 9, 2007

Complete Results

Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola men's and women's swimming and diving teams are in third place after Day Two of the MAAC Swimming and Diving Championships. The `Hounds trail Marist and Rider heading into the final day at Loyola's Mangione Aquatic Center.

Senior Ryan Reeser once again led Loyola's effort with his second individual championship of the meet. Reeser won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:41.50, leading a 1-2 Loyola finish in the event. Freshman Brad Reeser placed second with a time of 1:43.20, while Patrick Hicks placed fifth in the event for Loyola.

The Reeser brothers also captured their second relay title of the championship meet, winning the 800-yard freestyle relay with the help of Hicks and freshman Gregory Yelovich. The team won the event in 6:54.64.

Other top five finishes for the men included junior Ian Perazzelli in the 1,000-yard freestyle (4th) and Ernest Verrico in the 100-yard breaststroke (5th).

On the women's side, senior Laura Hanlon placed third in the 400-yard IM (4:43.72) and freshman Melissa White placed third in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.42) to pick up valuable points for Loyola.

Junior Megen Hadley also placed fourth in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:41.33, and sophomore Emily Benton took fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:57.59) to give the Greyhounds four top five finishers in individual events on Day Two.

The MAAC Swimming and Diving Championships conclude on Saturday with action beginning at 10 a.m.

Women's Standings - After Day Two1. Marist College - 5862. Rider University - 4873. Loyola College - 4304. Iona College - 2505. Fairfield University - 2295. Niagara University - 2297. Siena College -1318. Canisius College - 1139. Manhattan College - 10410. Saint Peter's College - 63

Men's Standings - After Day Two1. Marist College - 5292. Rider University - 4663. Loyola College - 4024. Iona College - 3215. Niagara University - 2426. Saint Peter's College - 1997. Fairfield University - 1778. Canisius College - 151