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Swimming And Diving Holds Top-10 Standing After Day Two At ECAC Championships

Feb. 17, 2007

Boston, Mass. - The Loyola College men's and women's swimming and diving teams are in seventh and ninth place after 28 events at the ECAC Championships. The women hold seventh after two days while the men are ninth with one day of competition remaining in Boston, Mass.

Senior Ryan Reeser was the Greyhounds top performer of day with his runner-up finish in the 200-yard freestyle final. Reeser swam a 1:42.83 in the event, less than one second back of Harvard's Mike Bowen. Freshman Brad Reeser was a consolation finalist in 1:44.20.

Other consolation finalists for the men included Ernest Verrico, who picked up valuable points with a ninth place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.06), and Doug Alban, who took 16th in the 100-yard backstroke.

On the women's side, freshman Melissa White took seventh in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.41 in the championship final. Senior Laura Hanlon finished 11th in the 200-yard IM, while three Greyhounds were consolation finalists in the 200-yard freestyle.

Those point scorers included senior Megen Hadley, who placed 13th, Victoria Kamauff, who finished 14th and sophomore Emily Benton, who finished 15th.

The final 13 events of the ECAC Championships will take place on Sunday afternoon.

 Women - Team Scores  Place School                                          Points       ===================================================================1 MARIST COLLEGE SWIMMING/DIVING     MAR             449.52 RIDER UNIVERSITY                   RIDER           333.53 HARVARD UNIVERSITY                 HARV            3124 TOWSON UNIVERSITY                  TU              278.55 UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT              UVM             2746 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA         UPENN           1677 LOYOLA COLLEGE                     LOY             142.58 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SWIMMING       COL             1399 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE                MAINE           13610 YALE UNIVERSITY                    YALE            12211 FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY               FU               9612 BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY              BING             8813 BOSTON UNIVERSITY                  BU               3314 NIAGARA UNIVERSITY                 NI               2315 UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE        UNH              2016 MANHATTAN COLLEGE                  MAN              10

Men - Team ScoresPlace School Points ===================================================================1 HARVARD UNIVERSITY HARV 3472 MARIST COLLEGE SWIMMING/DIVING MAR 2893 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SWIMMING COL 2774 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY JHOP 2745 RIDER UNIVERSITY RIDER 2556 YALE UNIVERSITY YALE 2517 BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY BING 2368 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA UPENN 1689 LOYOLA COLLEGE LOY 10510 IONA COLLEGE IONA 9611 SAINT PETER'S COLLEGE SPC 6612 BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY BUSDT 5813 NIAGARA UNIVERSITY NI 5514 PENN STATE BEHREND PSB 2315 BOSTON UNIVERSITY BU 2016 FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY FU 1817 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS UMASS 1718 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE MAINE 9