Loyola Men And Women Defeat Marist in H2Ounds Invitational
Dec. 6, 2008
Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola men's and women's swimming and diving teams captured a huge win over MAAC opponent Marist in the H2Ounds Invitational on Saturday night. It was the first time the women defeated the Red Foxes in a dual meet, while the men took their second victory over Marist.
"We collectively had a great weekend," Head Coach Brian Loeffler said. "I am so proud of the team."
With the victory over Marist, the men's team also defeated Villanova, while both teams fell to Delaware.
After a slow start at Friday night's session, the women's team swam their way to the top with victories in several events. Sophomore Caitlin Cassidy placed first in the 100 Back, followed by freshman Mary Henkels in second.
"This was a great victory for the women, we were down after the first session but rallied the 2nd day to come away with the victory."
Freshman Lauren Mari had much success all weekend in individual events. She placed first in the 100 Free, setting a new school record with a time of 53.11. She also took first place in the 400 Free and recorded the second fastest time in school history in the 50 Free.
Sophomore Jacob Drannan had a big night on Friday, and followed with a second place finish in the 200 Fly at 1:53.93, his fourth fastest time. Sophomore Ozzy Torres took first place in the same event, clocking in at 1:52.72, his second fastest all time.
Fralinger and Chenet placed first and second respectively in the 200 Breast, bringing the Loyola men within 19 points of Delaware. It came down to the final event, the 400 Free Relay, and Loyola's team of Drannan, Verrico, and juniors Zachary Oster and Brad Reeser.
"We were down by 19 points with breastroke and butterfly events remaining before the last relay. The guys in those events swam incredible to give our relays at the end a shot at defeating Delaware. In the end we came up just 3 points short. I am still very happy for the guys to defeat Marist, the defending MAAC Champion."
The relay team placed second in the event, short by only four seconds to Delaware. Their time of 3:10.01 marked their fourth fastest time.
Sophomore Phil Scholz also had a big night on Saturday, setting a new American record in the 1650 Free S11 Blind Swimmer category with a time of 19:39.10.
The Greyhounds now take a month-long break before hosting Rider on January 17th at 12:00 p.m. at the Mangione Aquatic Center.
Dual Meet Scores - Through Event 43
Delaware 235.50 Loyola College 129.50
Delaware 252.00 Marist College Swimming/Diving 113.00
Loyola College 199.00 Marist College Swimming/Diving 171.00
Delaware 187.00 Loyola College 183.00
Delaware 226.00 Marist College Swimming/Diving 143.00
Delaware 294.00 Villanova University 76.00
Loyola College 229.00 Marist College Swimming/Diving 140.00
Loyola College 285.00 Villanova University 85.00
Marist College Swimming/Diving 271.00 Villanova University 94.00
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