Swimming And Diving Ready For Blue Hens

Jan. 18, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola swimming and diving teams travel to Delaware this Saturday for head-to-head competition against the Blue Hens. The Greyhounds, who split with Delaware at the H2Ounds Invitational, are looking for a little momentum heading into the final two weeks of the regular season.

In their first meeting of the season, Loyola's men defeated Delaware for only the second time in program history. Senior Ryan Reeser led the `Hounds effort with a wins in the 200 Free and 200 Free Relays as Loyola captured a 197-177 victory. The women fell to Delaware in the meet with 101 total points.

This Saturday's meet will be the first of three straight head-to-head meets for the Greyhounds, who swim against Towson (1/27) and at Iona (1/28) to close out the regular season.

Last weekend, the Greyhounds split with Rider and Howard at the Mangione Aquatic Center. Reeser the led men with three individual wins and a relay victory, while junior Megen Hadley collected a pair of win in the distance freestyle events. The men, with the split, are now 11-5 overall, while the women are 12-7 this season.

Competition from Delaware is set to begin at 1 p.m.