Nov. 18, 2006
Emmitsburg, Md. - The Loyola women's swim team won seven of 11 events against Mount St. Mary's and Sacred Heart in Emmitsburg, Md. on Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds won two relays and finished 1-2 in three events to complete a successful day in the pool.
The Greyhounds got off to a quick start, winning the first event of the meet - the 200-yard Medley Relay. Led off by freshman Mary Jane Pijanowski and closed out by freshman Megan Royer, the relay team, which also included freshman Melissa White and freshman Megan Shovlin, swam a time of 2:16.12 for the win.
Individual winners included freshman Lindsay Scott, who won the 200-yard breaststroke (2:55.98) and junior Megen Hadley, who led a 1-2 finish in the 400-yard freestyle. Hadley swam a 4:45.84 in the event while sophomore Clare Ostrom finished in 4:48.52. Ostrom also won the 800-yard freestyle in 9:48.98.
The Greyhounds also took the top two spots in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard backstroke events. Benton won the 100 Free in 1:03.52, ahead of senior Meagan Parrott, who swam a 1:05.80. White and Shovlin finished 1-2 in the 200 Back.
Loyola returns to the pool on Friday-Saturday, December 1-2 for the H2Ounds Invitational at the Mangione Aquatic Center. Both the men and women will compete in the meet.