Blue Hens Wrap Up CAA Pod Meet with Third Session on Sunday
November 7, 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. - - The University of Delaware men’s and women’s swim squads completed the Colonial Athletic Association Pod Meet at UNC Wilmington with the final 12 events on Sunday, with dual meets against UNC Wilmington, Towson and George Mason.
The men took two out of three dual meets, defeating George Mason (254-118) and Towson (310-56) but falling to UNCW (153.5-218.5).
The women dropped their first two dual meets of the season with losses to Towson (136.5-235.5) and UNCW (172-200), but stayed above .500 with a victory over George Mason (271-100).
On Sunday, Grady Carter and Ryan Roberts (at right) led the men’s team (4-1, 3-1 CAA) as both placed two-second place finishes on the day. Carter came in second in the 100-yard freestyle event in 46.19 seconds, while Roberts touched home in second in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:39.20. Both Blue Hens were apart of the 400-yard freestyle relay team that placed second in 3:09.03. Craig Young won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:54.04, finishing the day as the lone Blue Hen to win an event.
The women (4-2, 3-2 CAA) had four top three finishers on the day, as two swimmer placed second and other Blue Hens finished in third. Hannah Facchine completed an outstanding weekend with a second place final in the 200-yard breaststroke, finishing in 2:20.44. She also had four top three performances yesterday. Kaitlin Wolla swam the 200-yard butterfly in 2:06.93, giving her a second place standing. Courtney Raw finished the pod meet with her fourth top three finish, coming in third in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:04.93. Wrapping up the afternoon for the Blue Hens was Elisa Kanegawa, as she finished third in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:08.20.
Both squads return to Rawstrom Natatorium on Saturday, November 13 for a tri-meet starting at 1 p.m. The Blue Hens will battle La Salle and Rider in nonconference action.
Men’s Swimming and Diving Results:
Delaware 254, George Mason 118
Delaware 310, Towson 56
UNC W 218.50, Delaware 153.50
Delaware Men’s Day 2 Top Finishers: First Place: Craig Young (200-yard Backstroke, 1:54.04). Second Place: Ryan Roberts (500-yard Freestyle, 4:39.20); Matt McCarthy (200-yard Backstroke, 1:54.48); Grady Carter (100-yard Freestyle, 46.19); Andrew Speese (200-yard Butterfly, 1:55.48); 400-yard Freestyle Relay (‘A’ MacLeish, Schiavo, Roberts, Carter, 3:09.03). Third Place: 400-yard Freestyle Relay (‘B’ Woomer, McLaughlin, Szarko, Gallagher, 3:11.80).
Women’s Swimming and Diving Results:
Delaware 271, George Mason 100
Towson 235.50, Delaware 136.50
UNC W 200, Delaware 172
Delaware Women’s Day 2 Top Finishers: Second Place: Hannah Facchine (200-yard Breaststroke, 2:20.44); Kaitlin Wolla (200-yard Butterfly, 2:06.93); Third Place: Courtney Raw (200-yard Backstroke, 2:04.93); Elise Kanegawa (200-yard Butterfly, 2:08.20)Back To Men's Swimming Home Men's Swimming Story Archive