Three 100 IM Records Fall In Tri-Meet Vs. Howard, VMI

Nov. 14, 2015

Final Stats

BALTIMORE - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's swimming and diving team broke three 100 IM records and won 21 of 26 events to sweep Howard and the Virginia Military Institute at Mangione Pool Saturday afternoon.

Maddie Myers and Zeke Wolfgang set new team and pool records in the 100 IM, touching in 1:02.39 and 54.27, respectively, while Alyssa Gialamas set a new American record in the SM5 100 IM, finishing the race in 1:56.64.

Lindsey Staszewski and Noel Theroux led the way by sweeping the diving events. Staszewski won 1-meter diving with a score of 228.67 and turned in a winning score of 264.37 on the 3-meter boards.

On the men's side, Noel Theroux finished 1-meter diving with a score of 272.78 and 3-meter diving with a score of 250.50.

Loyola began the day by sweeping the 200 medley relay events. The women's squad of Elizabeth McKenna, Cara Egan, Kait Richter and Tara Mulligan combined for a winning time of 1:52.81 and the men's quartet of Zeke Wolfgang, John Callaghan, Rich Mueller and Madison Hardimon finished first in 1:36.72.

In the 1000 free, Cara Egan touched before all of the other competitors in 10:52.59 and North Woods won the men's side in 9:58.83.

Tara Mulligan (1:59.81) and Alec Sperandio (1:46.12) claimed the 200 free titles, while McKenna (55.50) and Hardimon (47.69) won the 100 free races.

In the 100 back, Courteney Martin touched first in 1:02.85, before Jenna Egan and Jack Bair combined to sweep the 500 free races for the Greyhounds. Jenna Egan finished in 5:21.36, followed by Bair's winning time of 4:54.60.

Courtney Kenyon finished the 100 breast in a winning time of 1:09.01 and Ben Cono captured his fourth 100 breast victory in 56.75.

Loyola closed out the day with a pair of wins in the 200 free relay. The women's team of Cara Egan, Megan Brady, Amy Martinelli and Mulligan were victorious with a time of 1:42.69, before Bair, Hardimon, Mueller and Cono closed out competition with a winning time of 1:28.68.

The Greyhounds swept the meet with the men's squad downing Howard, 168-61, and VMI, 164-75, and the women's team beating Howard, 175.5-61.5, and VMI, 187-45. 

Loyola returns to the pool on Friday, Dec. 4, when they host Iona, Marist and Saint Peter's in the two-day H2ounds Invitational at Mangione Pool.