Oct. 27, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University swimming and diving team defeated Boston College on Saturday afternoon, as the men earned a 151.50-145.50 win, while the women outscored BC, 162.50-135.50 at McCarthy Pool.
The Georgetown women got the meet started quickly winning the 200 yard medley with its squad of Kathleen Duncalf, Maryellen Campbell, Erin Timochenko and Erica Fabbri, the Hoyas won with a time of 1:50.42. The men followed, winning the same event with Michael Young, Christian Kilgore, Martin Vanin and Matthew Mandelin 1:35.78.
On the women's side, the Hoyas had three win two individual events, with Duncalf, Sarah Grundman and Molly Gaynor. Grundman won the 1000 yard freestyle in 10:47.77, with Emily Hall finishing in second place. She would also take the top spot in the 500 yard freestyle in 5:15.19, with Shannon McNulty finishing in second. The Hoyas swept the top three places in the women's 100 yard backstroke, with Duncalf winning in 1:00.00, while Emma Cammannand Timochenko rounded out the top three. She would come back later in the day to win the 200 yard backstroke in 2:08.92. Gaynor earned a victory in the 200 yard butterfly in 2:10.34, then came back in the meet's 25th event, the 100 yard butterfly, and won in 58.48.
Nicole Tronolone won the 200 yard freestyle in 1:59.62, with Fabbri finishing second, by two-tenths of a second. The Hoyas continued to roll, as Campbell won the ninth event, the 100 yard breaststroke, in 1:09.22Fabbri came back in the 50 yard freestyle, and won in a time of 25.10. Casey Bandman won, the 200 yard individual medley, in a time of 2:15.43. Lauren Kahancontinued a strong start to her college career, winning the one-meter diving competition with 210.20 points.
The Georgetown men, had extra competition swimming against Yale in addition to Boston College, but had similar success. Greg Romanov finished second in the 1000 yard freestyle in 10:01.90, with Cal Rohdefinishing third.
Mandel and Michael Smigelskitook second and third in the 50 yard freestyle, as Mandel finished in 22.25. In the 100 yard butterfly, Vanin took second place in 51.48, then finished third in the 200 yard butterfly in 1:55.88.