Delaware Men and Women Top George Mason

Delaware topped George Mason in a travel dual meet on Saturday. The Delaware men defeated George Mason 157-137, while the Delaware women won with a 186-109 decision. Senior Morgan Whyte led the way for the Blue Hens, capturing wins in the 50 (23.71) and 100 (51.96) freestyles.


• Final Results

NEWARK, Del.  —  The University of Delaware swimming and diving teams had nine multiple event winners Saturday as the Blue Hens stayed unbeaten by sweeping George Mason at Rawstrom Natatorium.

The Delaware women (3-0) overpowered the Patriots by a 186-109 score while the Blue Hen men (2-0) edged George Mason by a 157-137 verdict, capturing the meet on the last event of the day by defeating Mason by less than one second in the 400 freestyle relay.

The Blue Hen women had six multiple event winners led by senior Morgan Whyte (St. John’s College/Chevy Chase, Md.) and freshman Mina Feyrer (Whitehall/Whitehall, Pa.) who were both in on three victories. Whyte captured the 50 freestyle (23.71) and 100 freestyle (51.96) while Feyrer touched the wall first in the 100 butterfly (58.25) and 200 butterfly (2:04.15). Both also teamed with junior Alyssa Santangelo (Souderton/Harleysville, Pa.) and junior Annie Nunes (Charter/Wilmington, Del.) to win the 200 medley relay (1:46.56).

Other multiple Blue Hen winners were senior Dominique Montoya (Ridley/Morton, Pa.) in the 200 freestyle (1:53.24) and 500 freestyle (5:08.79);  senior Alyssa Sanders (Milford/Dover, Del.) in the 100 backstroke (58.55) and 200 backstroke (2:05.75); and senior Kristina Congdon (Pennsbury/Yardley, Pa.) in the three-meter dive (295.65) and one-meter dive (270.82). Nunes also won the 100 breaststroke (1:06.43).

For the Delaware men, junior Alex Hillsley (State College/Port Matilda, Pa.) captured three individual first place finishes as he won the 100 backstroke (51.69), 200 backstroke (1:51.41), and the 200 individual medley (1:53.50). Also for the Delaware men, junior Cory Camp(Blake/Olney, Md.) won both the 500 freestyle (4:43.96) and 1,000 freestyle (9:43.30) and teamed up to win the 400 freestyle relay (3:08.23) and senior Luke Winkler (St. John’s College/Bethesda, Md.) swept the diving competition with wins in both the one-meter (272.85 points) and three-meter (330.52) events.

Both Delaware teams will continue action next weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, by hosting UNCW, James Madison, and William & Mary in a  Colonial Athletic Association Pod Meet.


Men: Delaware def. George Mason, 157-137

Delaware Winners: Cory Camp, 1,000 freestyle (9:43.40), 500 freestyle (4:43.96); Alex Hillsley, 100 backstroke (51.69), 200 backstroke (1:51.42), 200 IM (1:53.50); 400 Freestyle Relay (Badsky, Camp, Sharesky, Elder), 3:08.23); Luke Winkler, 1m diving (272.85), 3m diving (330.52); Patrick Savidge, 200 breaststroke (2:10.36);

Women: Delaware def. George Mason, 186-109

Delaware Winners:  200 Medley Relay (Santangelo, Nunes, Feyrer, Whyte), 1:46.56; Sarah Braatz, 1,000 freestyle (10:28.76); Dominique Montoya, 200 freestyle (1:53.24); 500 freestyle (5:08.79);  Alyssa Sanders, 100 backstroke (58.55), 200 backstroke (2:05.75); Annie Nunes, 100 breaststroke (1:06.43); Mina Feyrer, 200 butterfly (2:05.14); 100 butterfly (58.25); Morgan Whyte, 50 freestyle (23.71); 100 freestyle (51.96); Kristina Congdon, 3m diving (295.65 points), 1m diving (270.82); Madeline Maher, 200 breaststroke (2:21.59);

Swimming news courtesy of Delaware Swimming & Diving.

George Mason:

The Patriots swimming and diving teams traveled to Delaware for a dual meet against the Blue Hens at Rawstrom Pool at Rawstrom Natatorium Saturday afternoon. The Blue Hens swept the Patriots.



1. Delaware  157

2. George Mason 137


1. Delaware  186

2. George Mason 109

Top Performers

Alec Morin earned first place finishes in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events and was the anchor on the top 200 yard relay team.

Matt Lynch won the 100 yard butterfly and earned second in the 200 yard butterfly behind Mason’s Brandon Nestor. Nestor earned second behind Lynch in the 100 yard butterfly.

Jesse Burnley made the podium three times with a second place finish in the 200 yard freestyle and third place in the 100 yard freestyle. He was also a member of the 200 yard winning relay team.

The Patriots will host Towson, Northeastern and Drexel next Friday and Saturday.

Swimming news courtesy of George Mason Swimming & Diving.

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