CLARION, Pennsylvania, November 14. THE Duquesne men's and women's swimming teams picked up dual meet wins over Clarion on Friday. The men won nine of 11 races en route to a 137-100 victory, while the women won eight events on their way to a 130-100 win.
Sophomore Edward LeBlanc won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:42.15 and the 100-yard freestyle in 47.27 and fellow sophomore Jim O'Hara won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.91 and the 100-yard butterfly in 51.20 to lead the Dukes.
Also winning for DU were sophomore Matt Wollenschlaeger with a 10:07.25 in the 1,000-yard freestyle, sophomore Greg Mastuszweski with a 54.13 in the 100-yard backstroke and junior Ian Walsh with a 1:00.19 in the 100-yard breaststroke.
Junior Anne Hayles led off with a win in the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:53.03. She was followed by sophomore Erin Sykes who won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:57.80, senior Katrina Streiner who won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.54 and freshman Monique Lefort who won the 100-yard butterfly in 58.88.
The meet finished up with freshman Morgan Claycomb winning the 100-yard backstroke in 1:00.62, sophomore Angela Majkut taking the 500-yard freestyle in 5:16.45 and freshman Hannah Kondrotas winning the 400-yard individual medley in 4:38.75.
The Dukes return to action on Friday, Nov. 21 as they travel to St. Peter's for a 4:00 pm meet.
Special thanks to Duquesne for contributing this report.