Paul Quincy Wins 1000 and 500 Yard Freestyles in Hoyas Dual Meet Opener with Delaware

Paul Quincy earned victories in the 500 and 1000 yard freestyle on Saturday.

Oct. 8, 2011

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NEWARK, Del. - Paul Quincy earned victories in the 1000 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle, while the men and women swept the 400 yard relay, as the Georgetown men's and women's swimming and diving team completed its first dual meet of the season at University of Delaware's Rawstrom Natatorium.

Georgetown's men fell 190-106, while the women fell 182-144 in the dual meet opener for both schools.

Quincy won the 1000 yard freestyle in a time of 9:45.98, nearly 10 seconds in front of his next closest competitor, in the fourth event of the afternoon. Scott Dennis finished third in a time of 10:13.17. Later in the day, Quincy would earn victory in the 500 yard freestyle, winning with a time of 4:42.65. William Lawler would finish in third place in 4:53.21.

Michael Ng sprinted out to a victory in the men's 100 yard backstroke in a time of 53.20.

On the women's side Kristen Pratt won the 200 yard butterfly, finishing in 2:08.19. In the 100 yard freestyle Alexandra Van Nispen edged Delaware's Tori Gillespie, finishing in 54.44.

The Hoyas dominated in the women's 400 yard freestyle relay, taking the top three spots, as the team of Lauren Opatrny, Laura Tramer, Amy Ballanfant and Van Nispen finished in 3:39.69. Georgetown's Sarah Chiles, Christina Daquila, Lisa Pazzi and Alanna Hulburd finished in second in 3:50.22.

The Georgetown men also swept the 400 yard freestyle relay with Michael Ng, Michael Young, William Lawler and Matthew Mandel finished in a time of 3:17.19. Brad Crist, Chris Finnegan, Tom Cooke and Jamie Gallagher finished in second place in 3:22.97.

The Hoyas' divers also turned in strong performances. Lauren Kahan won the women's one meter diving competition with a score of 216.30, while Shannon Donohue finished in third with a score of 205.13. In the three meter diving competition, Jen Purks scored a 222.98 to earn the victory. Kahan finished second with a score of 205.73. On the men's side, Brian McCallister finished second in the three meter diving competition with a score of 254.25.



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