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Shovlin Sets Two School Records As Women's Swimming & Diving Beats St. Francis (N.Y.), The Mount

Nov. 14, 2009

Complete Results

EMMITTSBURG, Md. - Senior Megan Shovlin set a pair of Loyola University Maryland records, two of three on the day for the Greyhounds, as Loyola defeated Mount St. Mary's and St. Francis (Pa.) in women's swimming and diving action.

Shovlin set school marks in the 800-meter freestyle (9:19.23) and 400-meter freestyle (4:34.80). Her times also set pool records in the Mount St. Mary's Pool.

Loyola beat The Mount, 67-54, and St. Francis (Pa.), 81-39.

The Greyhounds' 200-meter medley relay team of Courtney Trivino, Kali Solack, Caitlin Cassidy and Megan Royer also a school and pool record with a winning time of 2:03.79.

Trivino notched a pool record in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 1:09.11, breaking the mark previously set by Loyola's Melissa White.

Carissa McStay recorded a pool record in the 200-meter individual medley, winning the event in 2:30.09.

"I was happy to see the women get back on track with two wins and several pool and school records," Head Coach Brian Loeffler. "We can now turn our focus to the H2ounds Invitational when we'll host Marist, Delaware and Iona."

Caitlin Winkler and Nicole Romano finished second and third, respectively, in the 200-meter freestyle with times of 2:15.04 and 2:16.20.

Lindsay Scott won the 100-meter breaststroke, and teammate Kristen Hampson was second, clocking times of 1:21.35 and 1:23.39.

Sara Mion and Abby Weise battled until touching the wall in the 200-butterfly, with Mion winning by just one one-hundredth of a second in 2:31.17.

Royer took second in the 50-meter freestyle (28.29), and Lauren Mari was second in the 100-meter freestyle (1:01.67).

Taylor Moore and Virginia Sabens finished one-two in the 200-meter backstroke with times of 2:30.58 and 2:32.27.

Solack and Jean Murphy also finished first and second in the 200-meter breaststroke, touching the wall in 2:52.07 and 2:57.04, respectively.

The Greyhounds return home to the Mangione Aquatic Center on Friday and Saturday, December 4-5, to host the H2ounds Invitational against Delaware, Iona and Marist.