William and Mary Men Break Relay Record At CAA Championships

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Night two of the 2017 Colonial Athletic Association men and women’s Swimming and Diving Championships saw some fast swims.

2017 CAA Championships Day 2 Finals – Results

Women’s 500 Free:

James Madison’s Kristie Darmody won the first event of the night. The freshman posted a time of 4:51.61 for the win at her first college conference meet.

William and Mary’s Maria Oceguera finished a close second in 4:52.14 while her teammate Morgan Smith took third in 4:54.89.

 Event 7  Women 500 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 4:36.85  2/24/2011 Meredith Budner, Towson
 CAA All-Time: @ 4:34.56  3/17/2011 Meredith Budner, Towson
                 4:36.30  A
                 4:47.79  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Darmody, Kristi  FR JMU-VA            4:53.60    4:51.61         20  
    r:+0.78  27.19        56.20 (29.01)
        1:25.77 (29.57)     1:55.58 (29.81)
        2:25.32 (29.74)     2:54.65 (29.33)
        3:24.11 (29.46)     3:53.57 (29.46)
        4:23.05 (29.48)     4:51.61 (28.56)
  2 Oceguera, Maria  SO W&M-VA            4:54.00    4:52.14         17  
    r:+0.78  27.31        56.48 (29.17)
        1:25.84 (29.36)     1:55.12 (29.28)
        2:24.45 (29.33)     2:54.02 (29.57)
        3:23.55 (29.53)     3:53.46 (29.91)
        4:23.24 (29.78)     4:52.14 (28.90)
  3 Smith, Morgan L  SO W&M-VA            4:54.62    4:54.89         16  
    r:+0.77  27.21        56.14 (28.93)
        1:25.84 (29.70)     1:55.82 (29.98)
        2:25.79 (29.97)     2:55.91 (30.12)
        3:25.86 (29.95)     3:55.86 (30.00)
        4:25.80 (29.94)     4:54.89 (29.09)
  4 Long, Kelly A    SO JMU-VA            4:53.52    4:55.02         15  
    r:+0.78  27.09        56.45 (29.36)
        1:26.37 (29.92)     1:56.49 (30.12)
        2:26.76 (30.27)     2:56.82 (30.06)
        3:26.71 (29.89)     3:56.54 (29.83)
        4:26.28 (29.74)     4:55.02 (28.74)
  5 Morton, Corie A  JR Towson-MD         4:55.04    4:56.98         14  
    r:+0.72  27.01        56.03 (29.02)
        1:25.63 (29.60)     1:55.73 (30.10)
        2:25.81 (30.08)     2:55.94 (30.13)
        3:26.56 (30.62)     3:56.98 (30.42)
        4:27.14 (30.16)     4:56.98 (29.84)
  6 Zhang, Bonnie    FR JMU-VA            4:54.85    4:57.17         13  
    r:+0.72  27.31        56.65 (29.34)
        1:26.42 (29.77)     1:56.61 (30.19)
        2:26.84 (30.23)     2:57.07 (30.23)
        3:27.58 (30.51)     3:58.03 (30.45)
        4:28.14 (30.11)     4:57.17 (29.03)
  7 Joyce, Emily     JR Drexel-MA         4:54.84    4:58.20         12  
    r:+0.76  27.31        57.02 (29.71)
        1:26.94 (29.92)     1:57.01 (30.07)
        2:27.09 (30.08)     2:57.26 (30.17)
        3:27.69 (30.43)     3:58.43 (30.74)
        4:28.71 (30.28)     4:58.20 (29.49)
  8 Schnabel, Carly  SO Northeastern-NE   4:52.26    4:58.46         11  
    r:+0.75  26.08        54.84 (28.76)
        1:24.32 (29.48)     1:54.38 (30.06)
        2:25.08 (30.70)     2:56.04 (30.96)
        3:27.05 (31.01)     3:57.89 (30.84)
        4:28.49 (30.60)     4:58.46 (29.97)

Men’s 500 Free:

Sophomore Carter Kale, in his first season with William and Mary, won the men’s 500 free by over one second. He posted a final time of 4:24.73.

Towson’s Brandon Ress finished second in 4:25.96 while William and Mary’s Ian Tidwell took third in 4:26.70.

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Women’s 200 IM:

James Madison won their second event of the night, this time in the women’s 200 IM. Senior Shannon Harper used a strong breaststroke leg to take the win in 2:01.78.

Towson’s Kendall Krumenacker swam to second in 2:02.11 while James Madison’s Katie Parker finished a close third in 2:02.26.

Event 9  Women 200 Yard IM
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:58.24  2/23/2012 Ashley Danner, George Mason
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:57.51  3/17/2011 Ashley Danner, George Mason
                 1:55.35  A
                 2:01.59  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Harper, Shannon  SR JMU-VA            2:03.38    2:01.78         20  
    r:+0.78  26.49        58.76 (32.27)
        1:33.95 (35.19)     2:01.78 (27.83)
  2 Krumenacker, Ke  JR Towson-MD         2:03.64    2:02.11         17  
    r:+0.75  26.65        57.25 (30.60)
        1:34.19 (36.94)     2:02.11 (27.92)
  3 Parker, Katie    JR JMU-VA            2:03.68    2:02.26         16  
    r:+0.72  26.27        58.84 (32.57)
        1:34.28 (35.44)     2:02.26 (27.98)
  4 Christy, Allie   SR W&M-VA            2:03.45    2:03.00         15  
    r:+0.81  26.69        59.68 (32.99)
        1:33.99 (34.31)     2:03.00 (29.01)
  5 Forsthoffer, Ap  SO Drexel-MA         2:04.23    2:03.21         14  
    r:+0.68  26.31        58.07 (31.76)
        1:34.42 (36.35)     2:03.21 (28.79)
  6 Gourdie, Emma L  FR JMU-VA            2:05.49    2:03.99         13  
    r:+0.76  27.40        58.31 (30.91)
        1:35.67 (37.36)     2:03.99 (28.32)
  7 Marsh, Megan C   FR JMU-VA            2:05.14    2:04.20         12  
    r:+0.72  26.80        58.90 (32.10)
        1:34.69 (35.79)     2:04.20 (29.51)
  8 Harrington, Sha  JR W&M-VA            2:02.98    2:04.75         11  
    r:+0.69  27.38        58.14 (30.76)
        1:34.23 (36.09)     2:04.75 (30.52)

Men’s 200 IM:

Drexel’s Jason Arthur won the men’s 200 IM by just over one second. The freshman’s final time of 1:45.92 set a new meet and league record set back in 2015.

William and Mary’s Ben Skopic finished second in 1:47.02 while Towson’s Jack Sanderson rounded out the top three in 1:49.20.

 Event 10  Men 200 Yard IM
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:46.38  2/26/2015 Jeremiah O'Donnell, William and Mary
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:46.38  2/26/2015 Jeremiah O'Donnell, William & Mary
                 1:42.15  A
                 1:49.09  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Arthur, Jason    FR Drexel-MA         1:48.16    1:45.92!B       20  
    r:+0.66  22.89        49.21 (26.32)
        1:19.24 (30.03)     1:45.92 (26.68)
  2 Skopic, Ben H    FR W&M-VA            1:48.14    1:47.02 B       17  
    r:+0.69  24.03        50.88 (26.85)
        1:21.74 (30.86)     1:47.02 (25.28)
  3 Saunderson, Jac  SO Towson-MD         1:51.53    1:49.20         16  
    r:+0.65  23.42        49.92 (26.50)
        1:23.27 (33.35)     1:49.20 (25.93)
  4 Savidge, Patric  JR DEL-MA            1:49.24    1:49.83         15  
    r:+0.78  24.29        51.78 (27.49)
        1:23.24 (31.46)     1:49.83 (26.59)
  5 Cahan, Noah      FR UNC Wilmington-N  1:51.21    1:50.18         14  
    r:+0.72  24.03        51.34 (27.31)
        1:24.67 (33.33)     1:50.18 (25.51)
  6 Pritchard, Noah  SR Towson-MD         1:50.19    1:51.01         13  
    r:+0.63  23.29        50.71 (27.42)
        1:24.07 (33.36)     1:51.01 (26.94)
  7 Breschi, Domini  SR Towson-MD         1:51.22    1:51.55         12  
    r:+0.75  23.44        51.44 (28.00)
        1:25.31 (33.87)     1:51.55 (26.24)
  8 Barden, Brett A  JR W&M-VA            1:50.58    1:51.89         11  
    r:+0.68  25.11        53.65 (28.54)
        1:25.08 (31.43)     1:51.89 (26.81)

Women’s 50 Free:

William and Mary teammates-and sisters-took the top two spots in the women’s sprint event. Older sister and senior Jaimie Miller won the race in 22.35, only .05 off the meet and league record.

Younger sister and sophomore Annie Miller followed her sister, taking second in 22.93. Drexel’s Rachael Bernhardt took third in 23.21.

Event 11  Women 50 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 22.30  2/26/2009 Katie Radloff, William and Mary
 CAA All-Time: @ 22.30  2/26/2009 Katie Radloff, William & Mary
                 21.80  A
                 22.99  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Miller, Jaimie   SR W&M-VA              22.37      22.35 B       20  
         r:+0.75                       
  2 Miller, Annie A  SO W&M-VA              23.13      22.93 B       17  
         r:+0.71                       
  3 Bernhardt, Rach  SR Drexel-MA           23.40      23.21         16  
         r:+0.75                       
  4 Clark, Megan E   FR Northeastern-NE     23.25      23.23         15  
         r:+0.84                       
  5 Icard, Jacy P    JR Towson-MD           23.38      23.32         14  
         r:+0.74                       
  6 Herold, Emma E   FR W&M-VA              23.43      23.43         13  
         r:+0.67                       
  7 Crowley, Jess M  JR W&M-VA              23.65      23.52         12  
         r:+0.68                       
  8 Manthe, Caitlin  JR Towson-MD           23.37      23.57         11  
         r:+0.65

Men’s 50 Free:

William and Mary, who had six swimmers in the men’s 50 free A-Final, took spots 1-4 on the podium. They were led by freshman Colin Wright, who was the only swimmer to break 20 seconds. He finished in 19.96.

Wright’s teammates Jack Doherty (20.16) and Tommy Kealy (20.22) completed the top three.

Event 12  Men 50 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 19.60  2/28/2013 Sidni Hoxha / Dan Gallagher, ODU /UNCW
 CAA All-Time: @ 19.59  3/1/2002  Dan Gallagher, UNCW
                 19.09  A
                 20.19  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Wright, Colin J  FR W&M-VA              19.62      19.96 B       20  
         r:+0.65                       
  2 Doherty, Jack T  FR W&M-VA              20.34      20.16 B       17  
         r:+0.72                       
  3 Kealy, Tommy D   JR W&M-VA              20.30      20.22         16  
         r:+0.63                       
  4 Eiden, Joseph P  SR W&M-VA              20.47      20.32         15  
         r:+0.79                       
  5 Essing, Nick J   JR Towson-MD           20.38      20.34         14  
         r:+0.65                       
  6 Neri, Kyle D     JR W&M-VA              20.39      20.43         13  
         r:+0.75                       
  7 Pejovic, Ivo     SR Drexel-MA           20.58      20.51         12  
         r:+0.66                       
  8 Baker, Evan A    JR W&M-VA              20.78      20.66         11  
         r:+0.67

Men’s 1m Diving:

UNCW’s Allen Crosby was the only diver to exceed 300 points. The redshirt-junior won the men’s 1m diving event with a score of 313.45.

Drexel’s Anthony Musciano dove to second with 295.75 points and his teammate Michael Binkauskas finished third with a score of 260.20.

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Women’s 200 Free Relay:

William and Mary dominated tonight’s relay, winning by nearly two seconds. The team of J. Miller (22.37), A. Miller (22.79), Emma Herold (23.04), and Katie Sell (22.75) won in 1:30.95.

Drexel swam to second in 1:32.91 and James Madison finished third in 1:33.27.

 Event 15  Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
==================================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:30.80  2/23/2012 James Madison, James Madison
                          E.Hannesdottir, C.Mendita, K.Holmgaard, S.Gingher
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:30.80  2/23/2012 James Madison, James Madison
                          E.Hannesdottir, C.Mendita, K.Holmgaard, S.Gingher
                 1:28.98  A
                 1:29.75  B
    School                           Seed     Finals       Points 
==================================================================================
  1 W&M-VA  'A'                   1:33.38    1:30.95         40  
     1) Miller, Jaimie C SR           2) r:0.36 Miller, Annie SO      
     3) r:0.41 Herold, Emma FR        4) r:0.31 Sell, Katie SO        
    r:+0.75  22.37        45.16 (22.79)
        1:08.20 (23.04)     1:30.95 (22.75)
  2 Drexel-MA  'A'                1:33.06    1:32.91         34  
     1) Kutch, Alexa L FR             2) r:0.09 Murray, Aubrey SR     
     3) r:0.15 Duguay, Claudia SR     4) r:0.05 Bernhardt, Rachel SR  
    r:+0.66  23.76        47.17 (23.41)
        1:10.43 (23.26)     1:32.91 (22.48)
  3 JMU-VA  'A'                   1:35.85    1:33.27         32  
     1) Zhang, Bonnie FR              2) r:0.52 Harper, Shannon SR    
     3) r:0.26 Gring, Mackenzie FR    4) r:0.35 Parker, Katie JR      
    r:11.98  23.54        47.33 (23.79)
        1:10.43 (23.10)     1:33.27 (22.84)
  4 Towson-MD  'A'                1:33.66    1:33.28         30  
     1) Icard, Jacy P JR              2) r:0.38 Schnoor, Annemarie FR 
     3) r:0.44 Manthe, Caitlin JR     4) r:0.42 Toy, Melissa SR       
    r:12.66  23.28        47.01 (23.73)
        1:09.92 (22.91)     1:33.28 (23.36)
  5 Northeastern-NE  'A'          1:33.80    1:34.05         28  
     1) Touchette-McGowan, Sara JR    2) r:0.42 Gyurina, Angie FR     
     3) r:0.35 Schnabel, Carly SO     4) r:0.32 Clark, Megan FR       
    r:+0.67  23.87        47.43 (23.56)
        1:11.16 (23.73)     1:34.05 (22.89)
  6 UNC Wilmington-NC  'A'        1:37.02    1:34.47         26  
     1) Louviere, Viv G SO            2) r:0.21 Lahr, Meghan SO       
     3) r:0.04 Shirk, Annie SO        4) r:0.31 Etgen, Emily SO       
    r:+0.65  24.10        47.01 (22.91)
        1:10.77 (23.76)     1:34.47 (23.70)
  7 DEL-MA  'A'                   1:36.66    1:35.51         24  
     1) Manuelli, Melissa E SO        2) r:0.23 Sawyer, Jordan SR     
     3) r:0.22 Braatz, Sarah JR       4) r:0.33 Gillman, Madelin FR   
    r:12.84  24.53        48.15 (23.62)
        1:11.52 (23.37)     1:35.51 (23.99)

Men’s 200 Free Relay:

William and Mary concluded the night by winning the men’s 200 free relay by over two seconds. The team of Wright (20.12), Doherty (19.51), Kealy (19.55), and Joseph Eiden (19.85) touched the wall in 1:19.03, clipping the old mark set back in 2013 by .05.

Drexel finished second in 1:21.41 and UNCW took third in 1:22.22.

Event 16  Men 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
==================================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:19.08  2/28/2013 UNCW, UNCW
                          C.Fiala, S.Conrad, N.Lowe, J.Gallene
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:19.08  2/28/2013 UNCW, UNCW
                          C. Fiala, S. Conrad, N. Lowe, J. Gallene
                 1:17.77  A
                 1:18.46  B
    School                           Seed     Finals       Points 
==================================================================================
  1 W&M-VA  'A'                   1:21.84    1:19.03!        40  
     1) Wright, Colin J FR            2) r:0.30 Doherty, Jack FR      
     3) r:0.33 Kealy, Tommy JR        4) r:0.37 Eiden, Joseph SR      
    r:+0.69  20.12        39.63 (19.51)
          59.18 (19.55)     1:19.03 (19.85)
  2 Drexel-MA  'A'                1:23.27    1:21.41         34  
     1) Malamas, Stathis FR           2) r:0.22 Arthur, Jason FR      
     3) r:0.08 Kneiss, Dave FR        4) r:0.27 Pejovic, Ivo SR       
    r:13.03  20.97        41.12 (20.15)
        1:01.59 (20.47)     1:21.41 (19.82)
  3 UNC Wilmington-NC  'A'        1:24.64    1:22.22         32  
     1) Suits, Jon D FR               2) r:0.22 Cannon, Sean FR       
     3) r:0.28 Cosgrove, Jack FR      4) r:0.12 Cahan, Noah FR        
    r:+5.81  20.84        41.12 (20.28)
        1:01.61 (20.49)     1:22.22 (20.61)
  4 DEL-MA  'A'                   1:25.28    1:23.06         30  
     1) Hillsley, Alexander V SR      2) r:0.19 Kiely, Asher SO       
     3) r:0.04 Woerth, Andrew SO      4) r:0.13 Elder, Tomas SR       
    r:10.76  21.19        42.29 (21.10)
        1:02.61 (20.32)     1:23.06 (20.45)
  5 Towson-MD  'A'                1:23.98    1:23.08         28  
     1) Essing, Nick J JR             2) r:0.22 Essing, Matthew FR    
     3) r:0.37 Johnston, Ben SO       4) r:0.24 Ress, Brandon SR      
    r:+6.23  20.58        41.12 (20.54)
        1:02.32 (21.20)     1:23.08 (20.76)

Women’s Team Scores:

1. James Madison-273
2. William and Mary-251.5
3. Towson-202.5
4. Drexel-164
5. Northeastern-162
6. UNCW-126
7. Delaware-59

Men’s Team Scores:

1. William and Mary-319.5
2. Drexel-252
3. Towson-212.5
4. UNCW-166.5
5. Delaware-118.5

Prelims will begin tomorrow at 10 a.m. EST.

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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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