Women's Swimming and Diving Leads After Day One Of Thomas Murphy Invitational, Men In Second

Nov. 12, 2004

Baltimore, Md. - Loyola's men's swimming and diving team has built a lead over Howard and the Virginia Military Institute, while the Greyhound women have built leads over all three of its opponents during Day One of the Thomas Murphy Invitational on Friday night at Loyola's Fitness and Aquatic Center.

Loyola's men lead Howard 61-11 while the women are ahead of the Bisons 45-25. The Greyhound men are up on VMI 56-18 as the Greyhound women are dominating VMI 63-4. The Loyola women currently lead Johns Hopkins 40-34, while the Blue Jays hold a 48-26 lead over the men.

The Greyhounds' scored three victories on Friday by Nori Skoda, Megen Hadley and Marko Turcinov. Skoda won the women's 400 IM with a time of 4:40.80, Hadley won the 1650 Freestyle with a time of 18:09.03, and Turcinov took first in the men's 50 Freestyle with 21.63.

Loyola returns to action tomorrow at 10 a.m. for Session I of Day Two of the Thomas Murphy Invitational. The final session of this weekend's meet starts at 3 p.m. tomorrow.