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Swimming and Diving Hosts Georgetown and Fairfield

Nov. 4, 2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - After earning their first wins of the season last week against Providence, the Greyhound men's and women's swimming and diving teams return to the Mangione Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon to host Georgetown and Fairfield in a double dual meet. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.

Now 1-2 on the season, the men's team is coming off a commanding 128-77 victory over the Friars on Friday night in the home opener. Junior Ryan Reeser won a pair of individual events and was also part of the victorious 200-medley relay team to help the Greyhounds win 10 of 12 events in the meet. He earned victories in the 200-free with a time of 1:47.66 before posting a mark of :52.93 to win the 100-fly.

Reeser was named as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week on Tuesday for his efforts in the win.

Junior Drew Crampton also won a pair of individual events in the meet against Providence. He took first place in the 50-free (:22.47) and in the 100-free (:49.92).

The women's team is also 1-2 on the season after earning a 133.50-108.50 win over the Friars on Friday night at the Mangione Aquatic Center.Freshman Emily Benton earned the first individual victories of her brief college career in the win over Providence. She earned win in the 50-free with a time of :26.08 before recording a time of :55.83 in the 100-free to take first place in that event.

Junior Megan Sterback , who was named as the MAAC Women's Diver of the Week on Tuesday, earned a pair of diving victories against Providence. She scored 226.50 points in the one-meter event while taking home first place with a score of 225.08 in the three-meter event.

Georgetown is off to a pair of 0-2 starts after dropping two decisions to Delaware last weekend. The men's team lost by a 148-93 margin while the women's team suffered a 160-74 setback against the Blue Hens in a meet at the Rawlstrom Pool.

Goran Bistric led the Hoyas in the loss to Delaware by earning a victory and helping Georgetown finish second in the 400-medley relay. He set a new school record in the 100-back while swimming in the 400-medley relay for the Hoyas. In addition, he won the 200-back with a time of 1:57.48. Doug Curran and Santini Reali tied for first place in the one-meter diving event for Georgetown as well.

On the women's side, Corinne Rhodes led the Hoyas by finishing first in the 200-breast with a time of 2:28.75. In addition, the 400-free relay team earned first place with a time of 3:54.25.

Fairfield is off to a 1-1 start and has been idle since October 23 against Saint Peter's. Senior Katharine Yee led the team in the win over Saint Peter's by setting the school record in the one-meter event with a score of 250.20 points. Kate Roche earned a pair of wins as well by taking first place in the 800-free and the 100-free, while Brittany Hunter also earned a pair of wins to help the Stags.

On the men's side, the Stags earned a 121.50-84.50 victory over Saint Peter's with Raul Delgadillo earning a pair of wins in the meet. He also helped Fairfield win the 200-medley relay for the second straight meet.

The Greyhounds return to action next weekend when they host the Thomas Murphy Invitational at the Mangione Aquatic Center. Friday's session opens at 5:00 p.m., while Saturday's action begins at 10:00 a.m.