Oct. 30, 2010
BALTIMORE - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's swimming and diving teams both defeated Drexel and Lafayette, and the men tallied a victory over Seton Hall, on Saturday at the Mangione Pool at the Fitness & Aquatics Center.
Loyola's women were 182.5-115.5 victors over Drexel while beating Lafayette, 200-100. The Greyhounds' men topped Seton Hall, 186-113, Drexel, 200.5-99.5, and Lafayette, 232-66. Seton Hall earned a 170-130 win over the Loyola women.
Caitlin Cronin won three freestyle events for the women, touching the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle (24.69), 100-yard freestyle (53.15) and 200-yard freestyle (1:55.96).
Two Loyola men won a pair of events, as Ozzy Torres was victorious in the 100-yard butterfly (50.84) and 200-yard butterfly (1:53.47), and Brennan Morris won the 200-yard backstroke (1:52.16) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:21.53). His time in the 1,000 free was less than two seconds off his school and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference record.
Colin Chenet won the 100-yard breaststroke in 57.88, defeating his second-place teammate Matt Fralinger who finished in 59.13.
Loyola's women opened the meet with a strong second-place performance in the 200-yard medley relay. Mary Henkels, Kim Krzaczek, Caitlin Cassidy and Cronin finished in 1:49.86, 0.18 behind Seton Hall's winning team.
The men's 200 medley relay team of McQuaid, Fralinger, Torres and Rowe finished first in 1:34.49.
Samantha Berizzi took fourth in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:00.50), and Courtney Trivino placed second in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.32).
Krzaczek was the runner-up in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.87), while Noelle Staib took fourth in the 200-yard butterfly (2:15.04). Lauren Mari followed Cronin in the 50-yard freestyle, taking third place in 25.20. She also was third in the 100 free (54.91).
Michael Brown finished fourth in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions for the men with 203.9 and 177.5 points.
Heil and Torres placed second (47.11) and fourth (48.28), respectively, in the 100-yard freestyle, while Mukri took second in the 200 back (1:54.25). Fralinger then touched the wall second in the 200-yard breaststoke (2:10.03).
Henkels notched a third-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke (2:12.67), and Staib and Trivino were third (2:29.92) and fourth (2:30.42) in the 200-yard breaststroke.
Courtney Chenet (1:00.39), Cassidy (1:00.62) and Erin Shea (1:01.50) were fourth, fifth and sixth in the 100-yard butterfly.The Greyhounds are back in action next weekend when they host the Thomas Murphy Invitational against Johns Hopkins and the women's teams from Richmond and St. Francis (Pa.). Action begins at 5 p.m. on Friday and continues at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday.