Delaware Swimmers Swept by William & Mary in Final Dual Meet; Hyman, McCarthy Win Individual Events for Hens
January 28, 2012
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- University of Delaware men’s and women’s swimmers managed to win just three events each on the day as host William & Mary swept the Blue Hens in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday at the Rec Center Pool.
Both Delaware teams were competing in their final dual meet of the season as the Blue Hens now prepare for the CAA Championships to be held Feb. 22-25 at George Mason University.
The William & Mary men (4-4, 3-1 CAA) posted a 152-110 victory over Delaware (5-4, 1-4 CAA) while the Blue Hen women (6-4, 2-4 CAA) fell to the Tribe women by a score of 177-85. William & Mary improved to 7-5 (4-2 CAA). There was no diving competition held.
Delaware senior co-captain Hannah Facchine was the only double winner on the day for the Blue Hens as she captured both the 100 breaststroke (1:05.41) and 200 breaststroke (2:22.12) events and also added a second place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:47.90).
Sophomore Megan Northshield added the other Delaware women’s victory as she captured the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:05.17 and also added a third place showing in the 400 individual medley (4:36.91). Also for the UD women, Courtney Raw was second in the 100 backstroke (57.75) and teamed with Facchine, Maggie Tracy, and Tori Gillespie for a second place showing in the 200 medley relay (1:47.90), Amy Stelmaszyk was second in the 200 butterfly (2:08.71), and Stephanie Dodd was runner-up in the 400 individual medley (4:34.32).
On the men’s side, Delaware got victories from Matthew McCarthy (at right) in the 200 backstroke (1:51.74), Josh Hyman in the 200 breaststroke (2:07.80), and from the 400 freestyle relay team of Kyle McLaughlin, Nick Woomer, Ryan Roberts, and Paul Gallagher in 3:07.36.
McCarthy was also second in the 100 backstroke (51.94), Hyman was runner-up in the 100 breaststroke (58.35) and 200 medley relay (1:34.25), Gallagher was second in the 100 freestyle (47.28), Woomer was second in the 200 medley relay, and Roberts was second in the 200 freestyle (1:43.00), 500 freestyle (4:44.63), and 200 medley relay.
Also for the Delaware men, Jacob Magnan was second in both the 1,000 freestyle (9:49.42) and 400 individual medley (4:14.81), Zach Lowe was second in the 200 butterfly (1:54.51), and Cole Clark was second in the 100 butterfly (52.78)
William & Mary def. Delaware. 152-110
Top Delaware Finishers:
1st Place - Matthew McCarthy, 200 Backstroke (1:51.74); Josh Hyman, 200 Breaststroke (2:07.80); 400 Freestyle Relay (McLaughlin, Woomer, Roberts, Gallagher), 3:07.36
2nd Place - 200 Medley Relay (Roberts, Hyman, Clark, Woomer), 1:34.25; Jacob Magnan, 1,000 freestyle (9:49.42), 400 Individual Medley (4:14.81); Ryan Roberts, 200 Freestyle (1:43.00), 500 Freestyle (4:44.63) Matthew McCarthy, 100 Backstroke (51.94); Josh Hyman, 100 Breaststroke (58.35); Zach Lowe, 200 Butterfly (1:54.51); Paul Gallagher, 100 Freestyle (47.28); Cole Clark, 100 Butterfly (52.78);
3rd Place - 200 Medley Relay (M. McCarthy, Evangelista, Lowe, Gallagher), 1:35.47; Tim Ware, 100 Backstroke (52.65), 200 Backstroke (1:56.49); Andrew Speese, 200 Butterfly (1:54.98); Paul Gallagher, 50 Freestyle (21.66); Jacob Magnan, 500 Freestyle (4:47.28); 400 Freestyle Relay (Lowe, Moore, Kopunek, Marquez), 3:12.63.Back To Men's Swimming Home Men's Swimming Story Archive