Five Records Fall as Virginia, Navy Win ECAC Championships

By Chandler Brandes, Swimming World College Intern

Five meet records highlighted the final day of the 2016 ECAC Swimming and Diving Championships.

Virginia’s Eryn Eddy set a new meet mark in the women’s 100 free in a quick 48.81. UMBC’s Gregor Spoerlein also broke the meet record in the men’s 100 free, posting a time of 44.22. Rutgers’ Francesca Stoppa broke the meet record in the women’s 200 fly with a time of 1:56.85.

Virginia’s 400 free relay (3:18.68) and Navy’s 400 free relay (2:58.20) were also under the old meet records.

Navy’s Eric Collins was named the Men’s Swimmer of the Meet. The junior took ninth in the 200 IM and first in both the 100 and 200 breast.

Rutgers’ Francesca Stoppa was awarded the Women’s Swimmer of the Meet. The freshman won both the 100 and 200 fly.

Marist’s Peter Gallino was the ECAC Men’s Diver of the Meet. The sophomore took second on both the 1m (279.50) and 3m (292.95).

Virginia’s Kirsten Parkinson was named the ECAC Female Diver of the Meet. The freshman won the 1m (281.65) and took fourth on the 3m (286.35).

Full meet results: 2016 ECAC Full Results – Results

Women’s 1650

1. Jessie Gvozdas (16:32.33), Virginia
2. Erin Jordan (16:34.95), Navy
3. Julia Durmer (16:49.04), Virginia

Men’s 1650

1. Luke Nelson (15:19.01), Navy
2. Sam Ciocco (15:35.94), Navy
3. Greg Stoffa (15:42.44), Virginia

Women’s 200 Back

1. Vera Koprivova (1:55.96), Rutgers
2. Linnea Lemerise (2:00.77), New Hampshire
3. Zoe Macfarlane (2:02.79), Navy

Men’s 200 Back

1. Alexander Gliese (1:45.38), UMBC
2. Brian Foley (1:47.63), Penn
3. Vince Everman (1:48.74), Navy

Women’s 100 Free

1. Eryn Eddy (48.81), Virginia
2. Liza Baykova (49.48), New Hampshire
3. Dina Rommel (50.29), Virginia

Men’s 100 Free

1. Gregor Spoerlein (44.22), UMBC
2. Nick Sundquist (44.99), Maine
3. Matthew Martir (45.30), Rider

Women’s 200 Breast

1. Rachel Stoddard (2:11.02), Rutgers
2. Kinga Cichowska (2:13.36), Pitt
3. Sara Stranick (2:13.52), Virginia

Men’s 200 Breast

1. Eric Collins (1:59.22), Navy
2. Coby Zucker (2:00.68), Colgate
3. Jordan Hurwitz (2:00.88), Penn

Women’s 200 Fly

1. Francesca Stoppa (1:56.85), Rutgers
2. Peyton Baldwin (1:58.10), Virginia
3. Jessie Gvozdas (2:01.47), Virginia

Men’s 200 Fly

1. John Denning (1:49.14), Virginia
2. Jack Eudy (1:49.59), Navy
3. Sam Haley (1:49.91), Penn

Men’s 1m Diving

1. Joe Warker (279.55), Rider
2. Peter Gallino (279.50), Marist
3. Wayco Bailey (274.55), Rider

Women’s 400 Free Relay

Virginia’s Eddy (48.58), Laine Reed (50.10), Rommel (50.38), and Samantha James (49.62) won the final women’s event of the weekend in 3:18.68. Army’s Kelly Hamilton (50.51), Jenna Forrester (51.56), Julia Bush (51.45), and Monica Sowinski (51.84) took second in 3:25.36.

Men’s 400 Free Relay

Army’s Chris Szekely (44.66), Evin Rude (44.47), Devin McCall (44.86), Brandon McCredie (44.21) won the final event of the meet in 2:58.20. Rider’s Martir (45.28), Zachary Molloy (44.35), Jeff Prichard (45.78), and Vincent Gibbons (44.15) finished second in 2:59.56.

Top 8 Final Women’s Scores

1. Virginia-751.5
2. Navy-413.5
3. Army-390
4. Marist-330.5
5. Penn-309.5
6. Pitt-281
7. Bucknell-270
8. New Hampshire-173

Top 8 Final Men’s Scores

1. Navy-688
2. Army-470
3. Rider-420
4. Binghamton-331
5. Penn-308
6. Bucknell-259
7. Marist-250
8. Virginia-222

2 Comments

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    dmswim

    The possessive of Rutgers is Rutgers’s not Rutger’s.

Author: Chandler Brandes

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Chandler Brandes is a junior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She swims IM and freestyle for their Division 1 program and this is her third year on board with Swimming World.

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