William & Mary Sweeps CAA Championships

Photo Courtesy: Jim Agnew, College of William&Mary

William & Mary won its third straight men’s CAA Championship crown on Saturday night from Christiansburg Aquatic Center at Virginia Tech. The Tribe started off a big night with a 1-2 finish in the 1650 with Carter Kale (15:20.04) and Chris Balbo (15:26.59) taking the top two spots. Drexel’s Patrick Cobb was third at 15:32.78.

Event 30  Men 1650 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 15:04.87  2/17/2007 Tom Koucheravy, George Mason
 CAA All-Time: @ 15:01.36  3/25/2006 Tom Koucheravy, George Mason
                 14:44.43  A
                 15:30.39  B
    Name           Year School               Seed     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
  1 Kale, Carter C   SO W&M-VA           15:48.80   15:20.04 B       20  
    r:+0.82  26.48        55.07 (28.59)
        1:23.67 (28.60)     1:52.07 (28.40)
        2:20.55 (28.48)     2:49.03 (28.48)
        3:17.45 (28.42)     3:46.00 (28.55)
        4:14.37 (28.37)     4:42.64 (28.27)
        5:10.98 (28.34)     5:39.22 (28.24)
        6:07.45 (28.23)     6:35.42 (27.97)
        7:03.43 (28.01)     7:31.33 (27.90)
        7:59.22 (27.89)     8:27.13 (27.91)
        8:54.94 (27.81)     9:22.67 (27.73)
        9:50.30 (27.63)    10:17.90 (27.60)
       10:45.43 (27.53)    11:12.87 (27.44)
       11:40.31 (27.44)    12:07.68 (27.37)
       12:35.22 (27.54)    13:02.76 (27.54)
       13:30.33 (27.57)    13:57.86 (27.53)
       14:25.37 (27.51)    14:52.99 (27.62)    15:20.04 (27.05)
  2 Balbo, Chris M   FR W&M-VA           15:44.62   15:26.59 B       17  
    r:+0.78  26.11        54.16 (28.05)
        1:22.41 (28.25)     1:50.89 (28.48)
        2:19.55 (28.66)     2:48.30 (28.75)
        3:16.71 (28.41)     3:45.29 (28.58)
        4:13.67 (28.38)     4:41.92 (28.25)
        5:10.53 (28.61)     5:39.06 (28.53)
        6:07.31 (28.25)     6:35.46 (28.15)
        7:03.32 (27.86)     7:31.51 (28.19)
        7:59.54 (28.03)     8:27.59 (28.05)
        8:55.59 (28.00)     9:23.76 (28.17)
        9:51.89 (28.13)    10:20.15 (28.26)
       10:48.59 (28.44)    11:16.88 (28.29)
       11:45.03 (28.15)    12:13.08 (28.05)
       12:41.12 (28.04)    13:08.98 (27.86)
       13:36.81 (27.83)    14:04.55 (27.74)
       14:32.20 (27.65)    14:59.88 (27.68)    15:26.59 (26.71)
  3 Cobb, Patrick    SO Drexel-MA        16:30.08   15:32.78         16  
    r:+0.78  25.12        52.64 (27.52)
        1:21.37 (28.73)     1:49.88 (28.51)
        2:19.00 (29.12)     2:48.24 (29.24)
        3:17.04 (28.80)     3:45.99 (28.95)
        4:14.67 (28.68)     4:43.41 (28.74)
        5:11.85 (28.44)     5:40.51 (28.66)
        6:09.05 (28.54)     6:37.51 (28.46)
        7:06.07 (28.56)     7:34.29 (28.22)
        8:02.96 (28.67)     8:31.80 (28.84)
        9:00.61 (28.81)     9:29.08 (28.47)
        9:56.58 (27.50)    10:24.97 (28.39)
       10:53.42 (28.45)    11:21.29 (27.87)
       11:49.20 (27.91)    12:17.53 (28.33)
       12:46.01 (28.48)    13:14.51 (28.50)
       13:42.93 (28.42)    14:11.05 (28.12)
       14:39.08 (28.03)    15:06.63 (27.55)    15:32.78 (26.15)
  4 Bidwell, Ian W   FR W&M-VA           15:36.77   15:37.91         15  
    r:+0.78  26.18        54.53 (28.35)
        1:23.15 (28.62)     1:51.59 (28.44)
        2:20.02 (28.43)     2:48.69 (28.67)
        3:17.19 (28.50)     3:45.68 (28.49)
        4:14.23 (28.55)     4:42.80 (28.57)
        5:11.27 (28.47)     5:39.81 (28.54)
        6:08.38 (28.57)     6:36.92 (28.54)
        7:05.74 (28.82)     7:34.46 (28.72)
        8:02.95 (28.49)     8:31.45 (28.50)
        9:00.03 (28.58)     9:28.94 (28.91)
        9:57.55 (28.61)    10:26.38 (28.83)
       10:55.04 (28.66)    11:23.61 (28.57)
       11:52.11 (28.50)    12:20.36 (28.25)
       12:48.77 (28.41)    13:17.08 (28.31)
       13:45.50 (28.42)    14:13.90 (28.40)
       14:42.42 (28.52)    15:10.63 (28.21)    15:37.91 (27.28)
  5 Basch, Kevin     FR DEL-MA           15:47.73   15:42.00         14  
    r:+0.69  25.63        53.46 (27.83)
        1:21.71 (28.25)     1:50.45 (28.74)
        2:18.99 (28.54)     2:47.30 (28.31)
        3:15.57 (28.27)     3:44.13 (28.56)
        4:12.50 (28.37)     4:40.95 (28.45)
        5:09.44 (28.49)     5:38.04 (28.60)
        6:06.63 (28.59)     6:35.49 (28.86)
        7:04.22 (28.73)     7:32.92 (28.70)
        8:01.65 (28.73)     8:30.38 (28.73)
        8:59.00 (28.62)     9:27.57 (28.57)
        9:56.17 (28.60)    10:24.99 (28.82)
       10:54.05 (29.06)    11:22.92 (28.87)
       11:51.90 (28.98)    12:21.08 (29.18)
       12:50.17 (29.09)    13:19.08 (28.91)
       13:48.11 (29.03)    14:17.05 (28.94)
       14:46.20 (29.15)    15:14.95 (28.75)    15:42.00 (27.05)
  6 Magazine, Aaron  SO Towson-MD        16:10.49   15:47.15         13  
    r:+0.70  26.21        54.13 (27.92)
        1:22.49 (28.36)     1:50.93 (28.44)
        2:19.65 (28.72)     2:48.25 (28.60)
        3:16.70 (28.45)     3:45.42 (28.72)
        4:13.93 (28.51)     4:42.40 (28.47)
        5:11.07 (28.67)     5:39.68 (28.61)
        6:08.54 (28.86)     6:37.71 (29.17)
        7:06.62 (28.91)     7:35.33 (28.71)
        8:04.48 (29.15)     8:33.73 (29.25)
        9:02.70 (28.97)     9:31.84 (29.14)
       10:00.96 (29.12)    10:30.07 (29.11)
       10:58.92 (28.85)    11:27.68 (28.76)
       11:56.45 (28.77)    12:25.51 (29.06)
       12:54.71 (29.20)    13:24.01 (29.30)
       13:53.40 (29.39)    14:22.64 (29.24)
       14:51.10 (28.46)    15:19.41 (28.31)    15:47.15 (27.74)
  7 Sieffert, Matth  JR Towson-MD        15:58.69   15:49.30         12  
    r:+0.75  25.70        53.35 (27.65)
        1:21.33 (27.98)     1:49.65 (28.32)
        2:17.91 (28.26)     2:46.40 (28.49)
        3:15.04 (28.64)     3:43.59 (28.55)
        4:12.37 (28.78)     4:40.81 (28.44)
        5:09.60 (28.79)     5:38.53 (28.93)
        6:07.40 (28.87)     6:36.41 (29.01)
        7:05.24 (28.83)     7:34.26 (29.02)
        8:03.38 (29.12)     8:32.31 (28.93)
        9:01.38 (29.07)     9:30.55 (29.17)
        9:59.66 (29.11)    10:28.93 (29.27)
       10:58.11 (29.18)    11:27.33 (29.22)
       11:56.73 (29.40)    12:25.89 (29.16)
       12:55.42 (29.53)    13:24.83 (29.41)
       13:54.27 (29.44)    14:23.51 (29.24)
       14:52.65 (29.14)    15:21.80 (29.15)    15:49.30 (27.50)
  8 Camp, Cory D     SR DEL-MA           15:52.57   15:51.89         11  
    r:+0.69  25.41        53.37 (27.96)
        1:22.05 (28.68)     1:51.00 (28.95)
        2:20.27 (29.27)     2:49.44 (29.17)
        3:18.53 (29.09)     3:47.18 (28.65)
        4:15.71 (28.53)     4:44.79 (29.08)
        5:13.67 (28.88)     5:43.00 (29.33)
        6:12.15 (29.15)     6:41.34 (29.19)
        7:10.65 (29.31)     7:39.83 (29.18)
        8:08.99 (29.16)     8:38.12 (29.13)
        9:07.09 (28.97)     9:36.19 (29.10)
       10:05.20 (29.01)    10:34.33 (29.13)
       11:03.46 (29.13)    11:32.43 (28.97)
       12:01.72 (29.29)    12:30.92 (29.20)
       13:00.14 (29.22)    13:29.07 (28.93)
       13:58.22 (29.15)    14:27.19 (28.97)
       14:56.24 (29.05)    15:25.09 (28.85)    15:51.89 (26.80)

Drexel picked up its first win on the night from freshman Jason Arthur in the 200 back with a 1:44.99 for the win. Towson senior Dominic Breschi (1:46.06) was second and William and Mary’s Alex Henderson (1:46.80) was third.

Event 32  Men 200 Yard Backstroke
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:44.13  2/28/2015 Will Manion, William and Mary
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:44.13  2/28/2015 Will Manion, William & Mary
                 1:39.87  A
                 1:46.39  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Arthur, Jason    FR Drexel-MA         1:47.75    1:44.99 B       20  
             24.68        50.86 (26.18)
        1:17.11 (26.25)     1:44.99 (27.88)
  2 Breschi, Domini  SR Towson-MD         1:46.77    1:46.06 B       17  
             24.33        50.59 (26.26)
        1:18.51 (27.92)     1:46.06 (27.55)
  3 Henderson, Alex  SR W&M-VA            1:45.75    1:46.80         16  
             24.91        51.19 (26.28)
        1:18.81 (27.62)     1:46.80 (27.99)
  4 Grubb, Wyatt A   JR W&M-VA            1:48.38    1:48.52         15  
             25.22        52.42 (27.20)
        1:20.81 (28.39)     1:48.52 (27.71)
  5 Hill, Spencer    FR Drexel-MA         1:49.81    1:49.63         14  
             26.01        53.70 (27.69)
        1:21.34 (27.64)     1:49.63 (28.29)
  6 Spence, Tad T    SR UNC Wilmington-N  1:48.75    1:49.64         13  
             25.37        52.80 (27.43)
        1:21.33 (28.53)     1:49.64 (28.31)
  7 Montes de Oca,   SR W&M-VA            1:49.35    1:49.90         12  
             25.36        52.80 (27.44)
        1:21.42 (28.62)     1:49.90 (28.48)
  8 Bishop, Zach C   SO Towson-MD         1:48.91    1:50.26         11  
             25.63        52.82 (27.19)
        1:21.20 (28.38)     1:50.26 (29.06)

William & Mary had a huge 100 free with a 1-2-3 finish led by freshman Colin Wright at 43.77. He was followed by senior Joseph Eiden (44.25) and junior Kyle Neri (44.78). The Tribe picked up more huge points with two other swimmers in the A-final.

Event 34  Men 100 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 43.56  2/27/2016 Joel Berrymann, Drexel
 CAA All-Time: @ 43.43  11/15/2012Sidni Hoxha, Old Dominion
                 42.25  A
                 44.29  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Wright, Colin J  FR W&M-VA              43.92      43.77 B       20  
    r:+0.66  20.99        43.77 (22.78)
  2 Eiden, Joseph P  SR W&M-VA              44.28      44.25 B       17  
    r:+0.80  21.54        44.25 (22.71)
  3 Neri, Kyle D     JR W&M-VA              44.74      44.78         16  
    r:+0.73  21.38        44.78 (23.40)
  4 Pejovic, Ivo     SR Drexel-MA           44.81      44.86         15  
    r:+0.68  21.85        44.86 (23.01)
  5 Essing, Nick J   JR Towson-MD           45.30      44.93         14  
    r:+0.68  21.58        44.93 (23.35)
  6 Malamas, Stathi  FR Drexel-MA           45.28      45.22         13  
    r:+0.71  21.81        45.22 (23.41)
  7 Doherty, Jack T  FR W&M-VA              45.15      45.79         12  
    r:+0.75  21.51        45.79 (24.28)
  8 Baker, Evan A    JR W&M-VA              45.26      45.89         11  
    r:+0.66  21.59        45.89 (24.30)

The 200 breast was a back and forth race but it went the way of sophomore Joseph Brown of Drexel at 1:59.56. He out-touched Josh Zimmt of William & Mary who was second at 1:59.87. Freshman Ben Skopic of the Tribe was third at 2:01.27.

Event 36  Men 200 Yard Breaststroke
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:56.24  2/25/2012 Arni Arnason, Old Dominion
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:54.49  3/1/1991  Sergio Lopez, American
                 1:52.99  A
                 1:59.79  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Brown, Joseph M  SO Drexel-MA         2:00.58    1:59.56 B       20  
    r:+0.73  27.52        57.76 (30.24)
        1:28.68 (30.92)     1:59.56 (30.88)
  2 Zimmt, Josh B    SR W&M-VA            2:02.64    1:59.87         17  
    r:+0.66  27.30        57.85 (30.55)
        1:28.61 (30.76)     1:59.87 (31.26)
  3 Skopic, Ben H    FR W&M-VA            2:01.75    2:01.27         16  
    r:+0.73  27.58        58.49 (30.91)
        1:29.80 (31.31)     2:01.27 (31.47)
  4 Liu, Jeremy A    SR Towson-MD         2:02.30    2:02.28         15  
    r:+0.68  27.35        58.47 (31.12)
        1:30.06 (31.59)     2:02.28 (32.22)
  5 Cannarozzi III,  SO Drexel-MA         2:03.51    2:02.66         14  
    r:+0.74  27.58        58.85 (31.27)
        1:30.61 (31.76)     2:02.66 (32.05)
  6 Savidge, Patric  JR DEL-MA            2:02.92    2:02.70         13  
    r:+0.74  27.55        58.05 (30.50)
        1:29.39 (31.34)     2:02.70 (33.31)
  7 Peterson, Brook  SO W&M-VA            2:02.96    2:02.81         12  
    r:+0.68  27.59        58.57 (30.98)
        1:30.18 (31.61)     2:02.81 (32.63)
  8 O'Leary, Ryan J  FR Towson-MD         2:04.08    2:03.14         11  
    r:+0.75  27.29        58.36 (31.07)
        1:30.28 (31.92)     2:03.14 (32.86)

The one meet record on the night went to Towson’s Jack Saunderson in the 200 butterfly. The sophomore broke his own meet record from last year with a 1:43.44, knocking almost two seconds off the 1:45.01 he set in 2016. Saunderson ran away from the field with William & Mary’s Tommy Kealy finishing second at 1:47.39 and his teammate Sean Higgins finishing third at 1:47.98.

Event 38  Men 200 Yard Butterfly
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:45.02  2/27/2016 Jack Saunderson, Towson
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:45.02  2/26/2016 Jack Saunderson, Towson
                 1:41.86  A
                 1:47.99  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Saunderson, Jac  SO Towson-MD         1:45.15    1:43.44!B       20  
    r:+0.67  23.39        48.88 (25.49)
        1:15.53 (26.65)     1:43.44 (27.91)
  2 Kealy, Tommy D   JR W&M-VA            1:48.19    1:47.39 B       17  
    r:+0.63  23.60        50.89 (27.29)
        1:18.83 (27.94)     1:47.39 (28.56)
  3 Higgins, Sean M  SR W&M-VA            1:49.79    1:47.98 B       16  
    r:+0.71  24.95        52.66 (27.71)
        1:20.37 (27.71)     1:47.98 (27.61)
  4 Pritchard, Noah  SR Towson-MD         1:49.42    1:48.30         15  
    r:+0.63  24.01        51.59 (27.58)
        1:18.85 (27.26)     1:48.30 (29.45)
  5 Cahan, Noah      FR UNC Wilmington-N  1:49.74    1:48.82         14  
    r:+0.72  24.78        52.46 (27.68)
        1:20.34 (27.88)     1:48.82 (28.48)
  6 Kale, Carter C   SO W&M-VA            1:49.52    1:51.66         13  
    r:+0.77  25.05        53.24 (28.19)
        1:22.36 (29.12)     1:51.66 (29.30)
  7 Short, Joe M     FR Drexel-MA         1:52.20    1:52.12         12  
    r:+0.64  24.26        52.42 (28.16)
        1:21.49 (29.07)     1:52.12 (30.63)
  8 Daniel, Matt R   SR DEL-MA            1:52.92    1:53.14         11  
    r:+0.78  24.93        53.23 (28.30)
        1:22.64 (29.41)     1:53.14 (30.50)

William & Mary put an exclamation point on their championship by winning the 400 free relay, out-touching Drexel 2:57.55 to 2:58.00. Wright (44.48), Henderson (44.69), Neri (44.69) and Eiden (43.69) out swam Drexel with Stathis Malamas (44.74), Arthur (44.16), Luke Hanner (44.96) and Ivo Pejovic (44.14). Towson was third at 3:00.52.

Men’s Team Standings:

  1. William & Mary, 953.5
  2. Drexel, 752
  3. Towson, 597.5
  4. UNC-Wilmington, 445.5
  5. Delaware, 342.5

On the women’s side, William & Mary captured its second straight CAA title. The night started off with Ashley Illenye of Towson winning the 1650 at 16:40.07 ahead of William & Mary’s Morgan Smith (16:46.07) and Maria Oceguera (16:50.53).

 Event 29  Women 1650 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 15:52.05  2/26/2011 Meredith Budner, Towson
 CAA All-Time: @ 15:44.26  3/19/2011 Meredith Budner, Towson
                 15:53.50  A
                 16:30.59  B
    Name           Year School               Seed     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
  1 Illenye, Ashley  SO Towson-MD        16:59.33   16:40.07         20  
    r:+0.78  27.81        57.68 (29.87)
        1:27.82 (30.14)     1:58.02 (30.20)
        2:28.34 (30.32)     2:58.90 (30.56)
        3:29.49 (30.59)     3:59.83 (30.34)
        4:30.28 (30.45)     5:00.56 (30.28)
        5:30.75 (30.19)     6:01.09 (30.34)
        6:31.42 (30.33)     7:01.73 (30.31)
        7:32.21 (30.48)     8:02.66 (30.45)
        8:33.03 (30.37)     9:03.36 (30.33)
        9:33.66 (30.30)    10:04.19 (30.53)
       10:34.46 (30.27)    11:05.10 (30.64)
       11:35.66 (30.56)    12:06.04 (30.38)
       12:36.75 (30.71)    13:07.28 (30.53)
       13:37.76 (30.48)    14:08.40 (30.64)
       14:38.98 (30.58)    15:09.62 (30.64)
       15:40.28 (30.66)    16:10.75 (30.47)    16:40.07 (29.32)
  2 Smith, Morgan L  SO W&M-VA           16:58.51   16:46.07         17  
    r:+0.81  27.38        56.69 (29.31)
        1:26.67 (29.98)     1:56.84 (30.17)
        2:27.08 (30.24)     2:57.49 (30.41)
        3:27.98 (30.49)     3:58.43 (30.45)
        4:29.11 (30.68)     4:59.71 (30.60)
        5:30.22 (30.51)     6:00.88 (30.66)
        6:31.26 (30.38)     7:01.73 (30.47)
        7:32.31 (30.58)     8:02.97 (30.66)
        8:33.51 (30.54)     9:04.17 (30.66)
        9:35.05 (30.88)    10:05.95 (30.90)
       10:36.49 (30.54)    11:07.50 (31.01)
       11:38.20 (30.70)    12:09.11 (30.91)
       12:39.76 (30.65)    13:10.73 (30.97)
       13:41.38 (30.65)    14:12.44 (31.06)
       14:43.08 (30.64)    15:14.01 (30.93)
       15:45.00 (30.99)    16:15.90 (30.90)    16:46.07 (30.17)
  3 Oceguera, Maria  SO W&M-VA           16:50.44   16:50.53         16  
    r:+0.76  27.86        57.53 (29.67)
        1:27.50 (29.97)     1:57.44 (29.94)
        2:27.66 (30.22)     2:57.95 (30.29)
        3:28.37 (30.42)     3:58.76 (30.39)
        4:29.21 (30.45)     4:59.85 (30.64)
        5:30.48 (30.63)     6:01.12 (30.64)
        6:31.78 (30.66)     7:02.46 (30.68)
        7:33.23 (30.77)     8:04.19 (30.96)
        8:34.94 (30.75)     9:05.99 (31.05)
        9:36.70 (30.71)    10:07.71 (31.01)
       10:38.52 (30.81)    11:09.42 (30.90)
       11:40.27 (30.85)    12:10.92 (30.65)
       12:41.86 (30.94)    13:13.06 (31.20)
       13:44.26 (31.20)    14:15.45 (31.19)
       14:46.75 (31.30)    15:18.12 (31.37)
       15:49.47 (31.35)    16:20.53 (31.06)    16:50.53 (30.00)
  4 Morton, Corie A  JR Towson-MD        16:47.45   17:01.50         15  
    r:+0.74  27.77        57.92 (30.15)
        1:28.45 (30.53)     1:58.91 (30.46)
        2:29.68 (30.77)     3:00.53 (30.85)
        3:31.51 (30.98)     4:02.42 (30.91)
        4:33.22 (30.80)     5:04.05 (30.83)
        5:34.81 (30.76)     6:05.39 (30.58)
        6:35.98 (30.59)     7:06.80 (30.82)
        7:37.57 (30.77)     8:08.24 (30.67)
        8:39.04 (30.80)     9:10.13 (31.09)
        9:41.16 (31.03)    10:12.23 (31.07)
       10:43.32 (31.09)    11:14.46 (31.14)
       11:45.85 (31.39)    12:17.34 (31.49)
       12:48.56 (31.22)    13:19.93 (31.37)
       13:51.66 (31.73)    14:23.43 (31.77)
       14:55.27 (31.84)    15:27.05 (31.78)
       15:58.89 (31.84)    16:30.85 (31.96)    17:01.50 (30.65)
  5 Schnabel, Carly  SO Northeastern-NE        NT   17:04.37         14  
    r:+0.77  26.76        56.32 (29.56)
        1:26.61 (30.29)     1:57.15 (30.54)
        2:27.92 (30.77)     2:58.93 (31.01)
        3:30.25 (31.32)     4:01.37 (31.12)
        4:32.25 (30.88)     5:03.56 (31.31)
        5:34.92 (31.36)     6:06.38 (31.46)
        6:37.73 (31.35)     7:09.11 (31.38)
        7:40.31 (31.20)     8:11.80 (31.49)
        8:43.28 (31.48)     9:14.81 (31.53)
        9:46.04 (31.23)    10:17.46 (31.42)
       10:48.77 (31.31)    11:20.17 (31.40)
       11:51.99 (31.82)    12:23.23 (31.24)
       12:54.58 (31.35)    13:26.21 (31.63)
       13:57.75 (31.54)    14:29.46 (31.71)
       15:00.75 (31.29)    15:32.01 (31.26)
       16:02.96 (30.95)    16:34.07 (31.11)    17:04.37 (30.30)
  6 Adkins, Claire   SR JMU-VA           17:40.53   17:05.80         13  
    r:+0.85  28.73        59.79 (31.06)
        1:31.19 (31.40)     2:02.57 (31.38)
        2:33.74 (31.17)     3:05.10 (31.36)
        3:36.54 (31.44)     4:07.94 (31.40)
        4:39.47 (31.53)     5:10.95 (31.48)
        5:42.14 (31.19)     6:13.19 (31.05)
        6:44.40 (31.21)     7:15.56 (31.16)
        7:46.61 (31.05)     8:17.66 (31.05)
        8:48.75 (31.09)     9:19.88 (31.13)
        9:51.02 (31.14)    10:22.36 (31.34)
       10:53.43 (31.07)    11:24.64 (31.21)
       11:55.95 (31.31)    12:27.07 (31.12)
       12:58.01 (30.94)    13:29.13 (31.12)
       14:00.28 (31.15)    14:31.44 (31.16)
       15:02.70 (31.26)    15:33.99 (31.29)
       16:05.17 (31.18)    16:36.17 (31.00)    17:05.80 (29.63)
  7 Treusdell, Kerr  SR Northeastern-NE  17:32.79   17:08.74         12  
    r:+0.77  27.88        58.46 (30.58)
        1:29.19 (30.73)     2:00.00 (30.81)
        2:31.17 (31.17)     3:02.36 (31.19)
        3:33.29 (30.93)     4:04.20 (30.91)
        4:35.18 (30.98)     5:06.17 (30.99)
        5:37.20 (31.03)     6:08.08 (30.88)
        6:39.19 (31.11)     7:10.38 (31.19)
        7:41.78 (31.40)     8:12.99 (31.21)
        8:44.39 (31.40)     9:15.78 (31.39)
        9:47.17 (31.39)    10:18.84 (31.67)
       10:50.62 (31.78)    11:22.13 (31.51)
       11:53.68 (31.55)    12:25.25 (31.57)
       12:56.63 (31.38)    13:28.19 (31.56)
       13:59.94 (31.75)    14:31.54 (31.60)
       15:03.36 (31.82)    15:34.99 (31.63)
       16:06.59 (31.60)    16:38.23 (31.64)    17:08.74 (30.51)
  8 Schlesinger, Sa  FR Northeastern-NE  17:12.12   17:09.59         11  
    r:+0.84  27.69        57.84 (30.15)
        1:28.29 (30.45)     1:59.22 (30.93)
        2:30.20 (30.98)     3:01.27 (31.07)
        3:32.45 (31.18)     4:03.73 (31.28)
        4:34.97 (31.24)     5:06.45 (31.48)
        5:37.86 (31.41)     6:09.07 (31.21)
        6:40.66 (31.59)     7:12.08 (31.42)
        7:43.34 (31.26)     8:14.70 (31.36)
        8:46.15 (31.45)     9:17.62 (31.47)
        9:49.09 (31.47)    10:20.61 (31.52)
       10:52.14 (31.53)    11:23.59 (31.45)
       11:55.08 (31.49)    12:26.51 (31.43)
       12:58.09 (31.58)    13:29.56 (31.47)
       14:01.28 (31.72)    14:33.11 (31.83)
       15:04.29 (31.18)    15:35.56 (31.27)
       16:07.08 (31.52)    16:38.44 (31.36)    17:09.59 (31.15)

Drexel freshman Alexa Kutch broke her second meet record of the meet with a 1:55.12 in the 200 backstroke, breaking her own record from this morning that was a 1:55.43. William & Mary’s Rittenhouse was second at 1:56.16, pushing Kutch the whole way. Towson’s Jacy Icard was third at 1:58.09.

 Event 31  Women 200 Yard Backstroke
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:56.38  3/1/2014  Sarah Boyle, Charleston
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:56.38  3/1/2014  Sarah Boyle, Charleston
                 1:51.95  A
                 1:59.19  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Kutch, Alexa L   FR Drexel-MA         1:55.43    1:55.12!B       20  
             26.86        55.97 (29.11)
        1:26.01 (30.04)     1:55.12 (29.11)
  2 Rittenhouse, So  SR W&M-VA            1:59.69    1:56.16!B       17  
             27.91        57.45 (29.54)
        1:26.68 (29.23)     1:56.16 (29.48)
  3 Icard, Jacy P    JR Towson-MD         1:59.02    1:58.09 B       16  
             28.27        57.95 (29.68)
        1:28.30 (30.35)     1:58.09 (29.79)
  4 Diaz, Alicia M   FR Drexel-MA         2:00.42    1:59.82         15  
             28.33        58.51 (30.18)
        1:29.73 (31.22)     1:59.82 (30.09)
  5 Ortman, Abby     JR JMU-VA            2:00.69    1:59.98         14  
             28.55        59.37 (30.82)
        1:29.53 (30.16)     1:59.98 (30.45)
  6 Krumenacker, Ke  JR Towson-MD         2:00.33    2:00.64         13  
             28.81        58.90 (30.09)
        1:29.63 (30.73)     2:00.64 (31.01)
  7 Fuller, Selina   SR W&M-VA            2:01.17    2:01.98         12  
             28.78        58.95 (30.17)
        1:30.24 (31.29)     2:01.98 (31.74)
  8 Gress, Gillian   JR Drexel-MA         2:00.72    2:04.42         11  
             28.75      1:00.09 (31.34)
        1:32.18 (32.09)     2:04.42 (32.24)

In the 100 free, it was William & Mary’s Jaimie Miller who won the race at 49.21 to be the only one in the field under 50 seconds. She finished ahead of Northeastern freshman Megan Clark (50.07) and James Madison freshman Bonnie Zhang (50.36).

 Event 33  Women 100 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 48.48  2/28/2009 Katie Radloff, William and Mary
 CAA All-Time: @ 48.42  2/28/2009 Katie Radloff, William & Mary
                 47.69  A
                 49.99  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Miller, Jaimie   SR W&M-VA              49.86      49.21 B       20  
    r:+0.78  23.74        49.21 (25.47)
  2 Clark, Megan E   FR Northeastern-NE     50.82      50.07         17  
    r:+0.82  24.04        50.07 (26.03)
  3 Zhang, Bonnie    FR JMU-VA              50.64      50.36         16  
    r:+0.73  24.48        50.36 (25.88)
  4 Sell, Katie K    SO W&M-VA              50.61      50.55         15  
    r:+0.67  24.18        50.55 (26.37)
  5 Miller, Annie A  SO W&M-VA              51.33      50.84         14  
    r:+0.72  24.43        50.84 (26.41)
  6 Lahr, Meghan E   SO UNC Wilmington-N    51.33      51.28         13  
    r:+0.74  24.62        51.28 (26.66)
  7 Manthe, Caitlin  JR Towson-MD           51.42      51.34         12  
    r:+0.69  24.46        51.34 (26.88)
  8 Breeger, Jillia  SO JMU-VA              51.46      51.96         11  
    r:+0.76  24.77        51.96 (27.19)

Drexel senior Rachel Bernhardt picked up another win on the weekend with a 2:12.60 to win the 200 breast. Bernhardt was an NCAA qualifier a year ago. William & Mary’s Claire Williams was second at 2:15.64 and Allie Christy was third at 2:16.91.

 Event 35  Women 200 Yard Breaststroke
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 2:08.66  2/27/2010 Ashley Danner, George Mason
 CAA All-Time: @ 2:08.49  3/17/2012 Ashley Danner, George Mason
                 2:07.33  A
                 2:15.99  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Bernhardt, Rach  SR Drexel-MA         2:15.63    2:12.60 B       20  
    r:+0.78  30.29      1:04.73 (34.44)
        1:38.89 (34.16)     2:12.60 (33.71)
  2 Williams, Clair  SO W&M-VA            2:16.96    2:15.64 B       17  
    r:+0.69  31.03      1:05.31 (34.28)
        1:40.28 (34.97)     2:15.64 (35.36)
  3 Christy, Allie   SR W&M-VA            2:17.43    2:16.91         16  
    r:+0.78  31.02      1:05.10 (34.08)
        1:40.28 (35.18)     2:16.91 (36.63)
  4 Harrington, Sha  JR W&M-VA            2:18.34    2:18.44         15  
    r:+0.75  31.34      1:06.11 (34.77)
        1:41.76 (35.65)     2:18.44 (36.68)
  5 Parker, Katie    JR JMU-VA            2:18.64    2:19.15         14  
    r:+0.73  30.56      1:05.82 (35.26)
        1:42.17 (36.35)     2:19.15 (36.98)
  6 Rosa, Amanda M   SO Towson-MD         2:19.85    2:19.85         13  
    r:+0.80  31.43      1:06.94 (35.51)
        1:43.56 (36.62)     2:19.85 (36.29)
  7 Maher, Madeline  SR DEL-MA            2:19.50    2:20.36         12  
    r:+0.75  31.41      1:06.49 (35.08)
        1:43.21 (36.72)     2:20.36 (37.15)
  8 Schaefer, Miria  FR Northeastern-NE   2:19.01    2:21.70         11  
    r:+0.75  31.18      1:06.52 (35.34)
        1:43.28 (36.76)     2:21.70 (38.42)

In the 200 butterfly, Abby Mack of William & Mary turned fourth at the 100, and came back to win the race at the 200 with a 2:00.82. The early leader was UNC-Wilmington’s Meagan Johnson as she finished second at 2:01.27 and Maria Oceguera was third at 2:01.86.

 Event 37  Women 200 Yard Butterfly
=========================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 1:56.36  3/1/2014  Melanie Rowland, Towson
 CAA All-Time: @ 1:55.25  3/19/2011 Cari Czarnecki, Towson
                 1:54.01  A
                 1:59.59  B
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Mack, Abby R     JR W&M-VA            2:02.12    2:00.82         20  
    r:+0.74  27.13        58.24 (31.11)
        1:29.73 (31.49)     2:00.82 (31.09)
  2 Johnson, Meagan  SO UNC Wilmington-N  2:02.65    2:01.27         17  
    r:+0.70  26.78        56.81 (30.03)
        1:29.15 (32.34)     2:01.27 (32.12)
  3 Oceguera, Maria  SO W&M-VA            2:01.37    2:01.86         16  
    r:+0.76  28.69        58.90 (30.21)
        1:30.18 (31.28)     2:01.86 (31.68)
  4 Feyrer, Mina S   SO DEL-MA            2:02.31    2:01.90         15  
    r:+0.81  27.36        58.38 (31.02)
        1:30.06 (31.68)     2:01.90 (31.84)
  5 Cowan, Megan     FR Towson-MD         2:02.39    2:02.18         14  
    r:+0.72  27.29        57.89 (30.60)
        1:29.16 (31.27)     2:02.18 (33.02)
  6 Forsthoffer, Ap  SO Drexel-MA         2:02.36    2:02.30         13  
    r:+0.66  27.79        59.59 (31.80)
        1:31.34 (31.75)     2:02.30 (30.96)
  7 Lanker, Delaney  SR Northeastern-NE   2:03.13    2:04.35         12  
    r:+0.67  27.32        58.03 (30.71)
        1:30.32 (32.29)     2:04.35 (34.03)
  8 Domeier, Jordan  SR Northeastern-NE   2:04.47    2:05.17         11  
    r:+0.68  27.92        59.32 (31.40)
        1:32.03 (32.71)     2:05.17 (33.14)

The Tribe finished the meet off with a 400 free relay win at 3:21.22. Georgie Crompton (51.34), Katie Sell (50.35), Annie Miller (50.87) and Jaimie Miller (48.66) won the race for William & Mary as James Madison was second (3:24.25) and Drexel was third at 3:24.79.

 Event 39  Women 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
==================================================================================
     CAA-MEET: ! 3:20.45  2/28/2015 James Madison, James Madison
                          C.Czulada, K.Zielinski, Q.MacMillan, S.Gingher
 CAA All-Time: @ 3:20.45  2/28/2015 James Madison, James Madison
                          C.Czulada, K.Zielinski, Q.MacMillan,S.Gingher
                 3:15.78  A
                 3:17.11  B
    School                           Seed     Finals       Points 
==================================================================================
  1 W&M-VA  'A'                   3:25.01    3:21.22         40  
     1) Crompton, Georgie R SR        2) r:0.33 Sell, Katie SO        
     3) r:0.42 Miller, Annie SO       4) r:0.34 Miller, Jaimie SR     
    r:+0.67  24.83        51.34 (51.34)
        1:15.21 (23.87)     1:41.69 (50.35)
        2:06.15 (24.46)     2:32.56 (50.87)
        2:55.82 (23.26)     3:21.22 (48.66)
  2 JMU-VA  'A'                   3:27.52    3:24.25         34  
     1) Zhang, Bonnie FR              2) r:0.52 Darmody, Kristie FR   
     3) r:0.61 Breeger, Jillian SO    4) r:0.48 Harper, Shannon SR    
    r:+0.71  24.51        50.56 (50.56)
        1:15.28 (24.72)     1:41.98 (51.42)
        2:06.57 (24.59)     2:33.47 (51.49)
        2:57.77 (24.30)     3:24.25 (50.78)
  3 Drexel-MA  'A'                3:24.82    3:24.79         32  
     1) Bernhardt, Rachel E SR        2) r:0.07 Joyce, Emily JR       
     3) r:0.32 Kutch, Alexa FR        4) r:0.36 Duguay, Claudia SR    
    r:+0.75  24.50        51.03 (51.03)
        1:15.37 (24.34)     1:42.15 (51.12)
        2:06.73 (24.58)     2:33.62 (51.47)
        2:57.96 (24.34)     3:24.79 (51.17)
  4 UNC Wilmington-NC  'A'        3:30.61    3:26.15         30  
     1) Louviere, Viv G SO            2) r:0.32 Lahr, Meghan SO       
     3) r:0.32 Cockcroft, Caitlin SO  4) r:0.10 Shirk, Annie SO       
    r:+0.70  24.78        51.80 (51.80)
        1:16.10 (24.30)     1:42.85 (51.05)
        2:07.44 (24.59)     2:34.71 (51.86)
        2:59.19 (24.48)     3:26.15 (51.44)
  5 Northeastern-NE  'A'          3:27.76    3:27.26         28  
     1) Clark, Megan E FR             2) r:0.24 Spear, Lena FR        
     3) r:0.34 Domeier, Jordan SR     4) r:0.47 Schnabel, Carly SO    
    r:+0.82  24.17        50.85 (50.85)
        1:15.80 (24.95)     1:43.18 (52.33)
        2:08.42 (25.24)     2:35.83 (52.65)
        3:00.20 (24.37)     3:27.26 (51.43)
  6 Towson-MD  'A'                3:26.18    3:27.81         26  
     1) Icard, Jacy P JR              2) r:0.41 Krumenacker, Kedall JR
     3) r:0.30 Manthe, Caitlin JR     4) r:0.39 Toy, Melissa SR       
    r:+0.76  25.31        53.03 (53.03)
        1:17.59 (24.56)     1:44.66 (51.63)
        2:09.11 (24.45)     2:36.68 (52.02)
        3:01.10 (24.42)     3:27.81 (51.13)
  7 DEL-MA  'A'                   3:30.85    3:29.40         24  
     1) Jogani, Ellie FR              2) r:0.13 Sawyer, Jordan SR     
     3) r:0.21 Manuelli, Melissa SO   4) r:0.47 Braatz, Sarah JR      
    r:+0.78  25.59        53.70 (53.70)
        1:18.17 (24.47)     1:46.13 (52.43)
        2:10.52 (24.39)     2:38.21 (52.08)
        3:02.46 (24.25)     3:29.40 (51.19)

Team Standings:

  1. William & Mary, 749.5
  2. James Madison, 700.5
  3. Towson, 505.5
  4. Drexel, 443
  5. Northeastern, 421
  6. UNC-Wilmington, 291
  7. Delaware, 236.5

2017 CAA Championships, Day 4 – Results

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