Dec. 3, 2005
BALTIMORE, Md. - Senior Meghan Duffy set a Mangione Aquatic Center record in the one-meter diving event with 252.70 points as the Red Foxes earned a sweep at the H2Ounds Invitational hosted by Loyola College on Saturday afternoon.
Duffy, who also earned a win in the three-meter diving event, broke her own previous record of 246.90, which she set during last year's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships. She helped lead Marist to a 266-64 win over Catholic while beating the Greyhounds by a 241-95 score. The Red Foxes also earned a conference victory over Niagara by a 265-69 margin. Loyola earned victories over Catholic (220-104) and Niagara (225-105) while the Purple Eagles edged the Cardinals by a 159.50-156.50 tally.
The Marist men also earned three victories in the meet over Loyola, Niagara and Catholic. The Red Foxes won by 281-49 over the Cardinals while securing a 245-86 decision over the host Greyhounds and a 269.50-63.50 score against Niagara. Loyola took a 232-72 victory over Catholic while beating Niagara by a 209-109 score. Niagara earned a 202.50-108.50 win over Catholic as well.
Sophomore Jamie Falco also helped the Marist women earn the sweep in the meet by winning three individual events and guiding the Red Foxes to a victory in the 200 medley relay. After swimming the lead leg of the Red Foxes' victorious relay team, she earned a first place finish in the 500 free with a time of 5:13.70. Falco also took the win in the 200 back with a mark of 2:08.24 before ending the day with a victory in the 200 individual medley, touching the wall in 2:13.42.
Senior Jayme Adams led the Greyhounds to their two wins by winning the 200 free with a time of 1:59.58 while taking second place in the 100 free behind Marist senior Jackie Fountaine. Fountaine also swam the anchor leg of the 200 medley relay for the Red Foxes, which finished with a time of 1:49.95.
Junior Liz McGinn led the Cardinals by finishing third in the 200 back and sixth in the 100 free. She also earned a second place finish in the 100 back with a time of 1:02.87.
Niagara freshman Allison Carr earned third place in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:31.86.
Senior Joe Pilewski led the Marist men by taking first place in three individual events while swimming the third leg of the 200 medley relay team which finished in first place. After helping the Red Foxes score a time of 1:37.71 in the relay event, Pilewski took first place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of :59.22 before earning a win in the 200 butterfly by touching the wall in 1:56.60. Pilewski earned his third win in the 200 breaststroke with a mark of 2:10.11.
Junior Ryan Reeser led the Loyola men as he earned first place in the 500 free with a time of 4:41.79 while taking second place in the 100 free (:47.48). He also swam the anchor leg of the Greyhounds' 800 free relay, which finished in second place with a time of 7:10.86. Reeser completed the meet by earning a win in the 200 free, touching the wall in 1:44.11.
Sophomore Pat Garvey led the Purple Eagles by finishing second in the 100 free (:48.25) and fourth in the 200 individual medley, finishing the event with a time of 2:02.82.
Senior Paul Czar led Catholic by finishing fourth in the 100 back with a time of :56.11 and 11th in the 100 free. Czar also earned a seventh place showing in the 200 back.
The Greyhounds are idle until January 14 when they travel to Rider University for a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference meet against the Broncs.