Swimming And Diving Sweeps Lafayette Saturday At Mangione Pool

Oct. 24, 2015

Final Stats

BALTIMORE - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's swimming and diving teams swept Patriot League foe Lafayette Saturday afternoon at Mangione Pool, but fell to Drexel in the tri-meet.

Sophomore transfer Ben Cono won three of his four events on the day to pace the men's squad to a 174.5-121.5 win over the Leopards, while the women downed the Leopards, 232-67. Drexel's men narrowly beat Loyola, 159-140, and the Dragons' women's squad won, 176.5-122.5.

In the 100 breast, Cono turned in the third-fastest time in school history, 56.24, to win the event. He also claimed the 200 breast title in 2:07.11 and teamed with senior Zeke Wolfgang, seinor Rich Mueller and freshman Gabriel Perez to win the 200 medley relay in 1:35.05.

In addition to the relay title, Wolfgang also won an individual event, the 100 back in 52.29, while sophomore Chris Cary touched first in the 200 IM, finishing with a time of 1:58.82.

On the women's side, sophomore Jenna Egan won the 100 back in 1:00.12.

In diving, freshman Lindsey Staszewski won her second 3-meter event, turning in a score of 242.95, while junior Noel Theroux picked up his second 1-meter title of the season with the program's fourth-best score of all-time, 282.45.

The Greyhounds will return to action next weekend when they host the annual Thomas Murphy Invitational. Events will begin on Friday at 5 p.m., with two rounds scheduled for Saturday. The first round will begin at 10 a.m. and the second scheduled for 3 p.m.