Jan. 25, 2014
WASHINGTON - WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University swimming and diving team wrapped up its home schedule on Saturday afternoon at McCarthy Pool, with the men falling to Drexel, 161-125, while the women were nipped by the Dragons, 156-141 on Senior Day.
Seven Georgetown seniors were honored midway through the meet, with four women, including Rosemary Christian (Ventnor, N.J./Atlantic City), Allison Fulenwider (Rye, N.Y./Rye), Michelle Konkoly (Eagleville, Pa./Methacton) and Jen Purks (Bedford, Mass./Bedford) and three men, including Christian Kilgore (Wichita, Kan./The Independent School), Matthew Mandel (Grosse Point Farm, Mich./Grosse Point South) and Josh Tucci (Bayville, N.J./Christian Brothers Academy) swimming in their last meet at McCarthy Pool.
On the women's side Tronolone won the 1000 yard freestyle in 10:44.25, while teammates Emily Hall and Shannon McNulty finished second and third, respectively. Tronolone came back in the meet's 23 rd event, winning the 500 yard freestyle in 5:15.15, with Hall again finishing second in 5:24.39.
The Hoyas took the top four spots in the 200 yard butterfly, with Jillian Carter finishing first in 2:15.44, as Casey Bandman, Jessica Gaudiosi and Lauren Ward followed in order. Bandman earned a victory of her own in the 400 yard individual medley, finishing in 4:45.92, with Kim DiNapoli, Shannon McNulty and Jessica Gaudiosi finishing second through fourth.
Evenson continued his impressive freshmen season, winning the 1000 yard freestyle for the men in 10:00.73, with Greg Romanov finishing in second place. He would later win the 500 yard freestyle in 4:50.07.
Freshman Martin Vanin earned a victory in the 100 yard butterfly in 52.07, while fellow freshman David Chung finished second, with Tucci finishing third and Michael Spinelli earning a fourth place finish. Evan Grey won the men's 400 yard individual medley in 4:14.95 with Greg Romanov finishing second and Liuben Chipev following in third place.
Georgetown will finish its dual meet schedule when they travel to Piscataway, N.J. to take on Rutgers and Providence on February 8, before the BIG EAST Championships, beginning on February 19.