Men Claim Pool Record in 200-yard Medley Relay, Sweep La Salle and Rider
November 13, 2010
NEWARK, Del. - - The University of Delaware men’s and women’s swim programs finished up its home slate for the 2010 calendar year with a convincing sweep over La Salle and Rider, in Rawstrom Natatorium on Saturday afternoon.
The men (6-1, 3-1 CAA) set another pool record in the 200-yard medley relay, as they won the event in 1:33.42, besting the time they set earlier in the year against George Mason by .48 seconds.
Ryan Roberts led the way posting four first place finishes. He won the 200 and the 500-yard freestyle races as well as the 200-yard backstroke. Additionally, he was the opening leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay team that took first place in 3:06.72.
Zach Schiavo (at right) finished in first place in three events, winning the 100-yard freestyle event in 1:42.24. He was also the anchor in the record setting 200-yard medley relay team as well as the third leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay team. Adding to his medal count, he placed second in the 50-yard freestyle event, rounding out his afternoon.
The 200-yard medley relay team consisted of Robert MacLeish, Ross Buckwalter, Cole Clark and Schiavo while the 400-yard relay team consisted of Roberts, Paul Gallagher, Schiavo and MacLeish. The other individual first place winner was Buckwalter, who won the 100-yard backstroke in 58.07.
The women (6-2, 3-2 CAA) swept two events, winning all three podium spots in the 100-yard butterfly event and the 200-yard individual medley race.
Torie Gillespie won the 100-yard butterfly in 57.91, followed by teammate Kaitlin Wolla in 58.03. Elise Kanegawa finished the tri-fecta with a third place finish in 58.23.
The women were at it again as they placed all three podium winners in the 200-yard individual medley in the next women’s swimming event. Hannah Facchine started things off with a win in 2:10.66. Nicole Osman came in second in 2:11.97 while Mackenzie Howarth rounded out the event in 2:13.38.
Facchine ended the day with four first place finishes, also winning the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke events. She was also the second leg of the 200-yard medley relay team that touched home before any other team in 1:46.96.
Other first place winners for the women were Cortney Barry (1000-yard freestyle), Courtney Raw (100-yard backstroke), Wolla (200-yard butterfly), Erinne Butler (50-yard freestyle), Tori Gillespie (100-yard butterfly), and the 400-yard freestyle relay team.
Both squads return to the pool next weekend, as they travel to Rutgers to take part in the Frank Elm Invitational.
Delaware Women Scores:
Delaware def. La Salle, 213-84
Delaware def. Rider, 186-101
Delaware Women Top Finishers: First Place: 200-yard Medley Relay ‘A’ (Raw, Facchine, Gillespie, Butler, 1:46.96); Cortney Barry (1000-yard Freestyle, 10:22.08); Courtney Raw (100-yard Backstroke, 58.30); Hannah Facchine (100-yard Breaststroke, 1:04.81; 200-yard Breaststroke, 2:20.06; 200-yard IM, 2:10.66); Kaitlin Wolla (200-yard Fly, 2:07.14); Erinne Butler (50-yard Freestyle, 24.21); Tori Gillespie (100-yard Fly, 57.91); 400-yard Freestyle Relay ‘A’ (Barber, Healy, Raw, Butler, 3:35.61). Second Place: 200-yard Medley Relay ‘B’ (Marrinucci, Flynn, Wolla, Barber, 1:50.24); Meghan Barber (200-yard Freestyle, 1:54.81); Elise Kanegawa (200-yard Fly, 2:09.31); Donna Healy (100-yard Freestyle, 53.57); Courtney Raw (200-yard Backstroke, 2:06.92); Cortney Barry (500-yard Freestyle, 5:08.13); Kaitlin Wolla (100-yard Fly, 58.03); Nicole Osman (200-yard IM, 2:11.97). Third Place: Shea Solt (1000-yard Freestyle, 10:27.30); Donna Healy (200-yard Freestyle, 1:54.88); Sarah Vandoren (100-yard Breaststroke, 1:07.47; 200-yard Breaststroke, 2:27.14); Aubrey Caldwell (200-yard Backstroke, 2:08.52); Elise Kanegawa (100-yard Fly, 58.23); Heather Chucta (1-meter Diving, 202:25); Mackenzie Howarth (200-yard IM, 2:13.38); 400-yard Freestyle Relay ‘B’ (Marrinucci, Kanegawa, Huber, Wolla, 3:38.62).
Delaware Men Scores:
Delaware def. La Salle, 169-130
Delaware def. Rider, 208-91
Delaware Men Top Finishers: First Place: 200-yard Medley Relay ‘A’ (MacLeish, Buckwalter, Clark, Schiavo, 1:33.42 – Pool Record); Ryan Roberts (200-yard Freestyle, 1:42.24; 200-yard Backstroke, 153.13; 500-yard Freestyle, 4:41.05); Ross Buckwalter (100-yard Breaststroke, 58.07); Zach Schiavo (100-yard Freestyle, 46.84); 400-yard Freestyle Relay ‘A’ (Roberts, Gallagher, Schiavo, MacLeish, 3:06.72). Second Place: Robert MacLeish (100-yard Backstroke, 52.53; 100-yard Freestyle, 47.34); Mike Wodoslawsky (100-yard Breaststroke, 58.61); Zach Lowe (200-yard Fly, 1:54.97); Zach Schiavo (50-yard Freestyle, 21.14); Mike Meck (200-yard Breaststroke, 2:12.10); Matt Marquez (500-yard Freestyle, 4:46.01). Third Place: 200-yard Medley Relay ‘B’ (Woomer, Wodoslawsky, Lowe, Gallagher, 1:35.13); Matt Marquez (1000-yard Freestyle, 9:52.72); Nick Woomer (100-yard Backstroke, 52.54; 50-yard Freestyle, 21.58); Andrew Speese (200-yard Fly, 1:56.42); Seth Bergman (3-meter Diving, 271.30); Matt McCarthy (200-yard Backstroke, 1:54.28); Cole Clark (100-yard Fly, 51.60); Tyler Szarko (200-yard IM, 1:58.72); 400-yard Freestyle Relay ‘B’ (McCarthy, McLaughlin, Pavlik, Woomer, 3:13.38).Back To Men's Swimming Home Men's Swimming Story Archive