Another Sweep For Swimming And Diving; Greyhounds Beat Siena, Manhattan

Nov. 15, 2008

Complete Results

Loudonville, N.Y. - Loyola's swimming and diving teams recorded another sweep of its opponents on both the men's and women's side for the third straight week on Saturday, this time against MAAC opponents Manhattan and Siena in Loudonville, N.Y.The men's team defeated Manhattan, 68-36, while the Greyhound women topped Manhattan 66-31 and Siena 104-36.

Loyola's women's team of Courtney Trivino, Kim Krzaczek, Caitlin Cassidy and Lauren Mari recorded a time of 1:50.61 to break the pool record at Siena College to start the meet.

In the women's 1000-yard freestyle, Loyola's Victoria Kamauff and Caitlin Winkler, walked away with first and second place with times 10:41.95 and 10:57.98 respectively, out-swimming third place Siena swimmer Bethany Fried by more than 10 seconds.

For the men in the same event, Loyola swept the top three spots with Mark Albright in first, Richard Shock in second and Jeff Wyckoff taking the third spot.

The men clocked all top times in the 50-yard and 100-yard breaststroke with Rich Palm taking the number one spot in both events, followed by John Stodter at two and Brad Reeser at three.

Loyola's men again swept the board in the 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke. Marc Fink took the lead spot in the butterfly event with a time of 57.32, Michael DiNapoli finished at 49.52 for first in the freestyle and Tim Rowe took first in the backstroke.

Carissa McStay took first in the women's 200-yard IM, followed by Melissa White and Stephanie Falcone.

Loyola's divers swept all top spots in the men's and women's 1-meter dive. Ciara Huey-Burns placed first in the women's 3-meter dive and scored 186.98 points. Candice Rooney placed third in that event with a total of 161.25 points. For the men's 3-meter event, Loyola's Ben Schwartz and Ben DiFranco took the top two spots.

The Greyhounds next host the Villanova men, the Delaware men and women and MAAC opponent Marist men and women for a weekend meet on December 5th and 6th at the Mangione Aquatic Center.