Oct. 22, 2011
WASHINGTON - Lauren Opatrny won three events, while Paul Quincy and Michael Ng each won two during the Georgetown University swimming and diving team's meet Towson University on Saturday afternoon at McCarthy Pool during the Hoyas' Homecoming Weekend. The men lost to the Tigers, 156-135, while the women lost 171-128.
On the women's side Opatrny won three races, capturing the 100 yard backstroke in a time of 59.86, then won the 200 yard backstroke in a time of 2:08.28. Late in the meet, Opatrny also won the 200 yard individual medley in 2:09.43, as Casey Bandman finished in second in 2:11.34.
Paul Quincy earned a win for Georgetown in the 1000 yard freestyle, finishing in a time of 9:53.23, six seconds in front of second place. Quincy also went on to win the 500 yard freestyle in a time of 4:39.81, 10 seconds in front of the next closest finisher. This is the second dual meet of the season that Quincy has won the 1000 and 500 yard freestyle.
In the 100 yard backstroke the Hoyas captured first and third place, with Michael Ng winning in 53.17 and Sam Gyory taking third place in 54.91. Ng and Gyory took first and third, respectively in the 200 yard backstroke, as Ng finished in 1:55.65.
In the 100 yard breaststroke, Christian Kilgore won a closely contested race in a time of 1:00.68, finishing less than two-tenths of a second in front of John Gartland of Towson. Brad Crist earned points for GU finishing in fourth place.
William Lawler earned a win in the 100 yard butterfly in 54.23 and Greg Germain finished at third place in 54.79 and the Hoyas capped off the men's events winning the 400 yard freestyle relay with a team of Ng, Michael Young, Lawler and Matthew Mandel.
On the women's side, Lisa Pazzi won the 200 yard freestyle in 1:59.49, as Laura Tramer finished one second behind to take second place for the Hoyas.
Alexandra Van Nispen earned a victory in the women's 100 yard freestyle in a time of 54.31, as Amy Ballanfant earned points in third place finishing in 54.48. The women's 400 yard freestyle relay team took first place to close the meet with Ballanfant, Tramer, Sarah Chiles and Van Nispen finishing in 3:40.04.