Nov. 8, 2004
Fairfield, Conn. - Loyola's men's swimming and diving team defeated Fairfield by a score of 144-93 and Providence by a score of 127-95 while Loyola's women's swimming and diving team upended Fairfield by a score of 126.5-116.5 and Providence by a score of 146-96 this past weekend in what were the season opening meets for the Greyhounds.
10 Loyola records were broken during the meet against Fairfield as the Greyhounds' captured victories in nine men's events and four women's.
Megan Hadley set a new Loyola record in the 800-meter free with a time of 9:32.37, Ryan Reeser set the 200-free record with a time of 1:57.12 and set the 100-free mark with a time of 53.55, Nori Skoda broke the 200 IM record with her time of 2:29.67 and broke the 200-breast record with a time of 2:46.28, Marko Turcinov set the 200 IM record with his time of 2:10.10 and the 200-fly record with a time of 2:11.97, Chelsea Brace set the 200-back record with a time of 2:28.34, and the men's 200-free relay team of Reeser, Drew Crampton, Paul Ebert, and Turcinov set a new Greyhound record with a time of 1:38.02.
In addition to the wins that the record-breakers posted, Loyola also received gold medals from Ian Perazzelli in the 800-free, Jennie Zohorsky in the 200-free, Crampton in the 50-free, Hadley in the 400-free and Pat Hicks in the 400-free.
Individual results from Loyola's meet against Providence are not yet available due to a problem with the Friars' timing system.