Georgetown Men, Villanova Women Earn Wins In Split Dual

Georgetown vs Villanova

  • October 28, 2023
  • Washington, D.C.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results

Courtesy: Villanova Athletics

WASHINGTON – In its first dual of the year that saw the men and women competing, Villanova Swimming and Diving split its day with Georgetown at the McCarthy Pool in Washington, D.C. The women logged a 156-144 victory while the men suffered a 206-92 loss to open its season.

The women’s team logged seven event wins to propel itself to a 12-point victory. The men had four victories on the day.

Audrey Pastorek had another dominant outing, winning all three of her individual events. The senior started the day off taking the top spot in the 100 backstroke in 57.42. Besting the field by five seconds in the 200 backstroke, the Savanah, Ga. native tapped the wall first in 2:02.58 while teammate Hannah Wasmuth finished second in 2:07.19. Despite winning her first two events by a sizeable margin, Pastorek fought to hold off Georgetown’s Erin Hood in the 200 IM, clocking in at 2:06.00 to just beat Hood’s 2:06.15. Pastorek joined forces with junior Lainey Quinones, sophomore Winnie Jalet and freshman Alyssa McHale to pick up important points in the 200 medley relay, swimming to a 1:44.91 time that landed the group second.

Freshman Martina Lonati had a solid day in the pool, winning the 100 freestyle (52.59) and 100 butterfly (56.47). Lonati also picked up a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:54.36). The Guglionesi, Italy native combined with McHale, Quinones and freshman Carlota Colomer in the 400 freestyle relay finishing second in 3:30.68.

Other notable performances came by way of sophomore Katie White and freshman Peri Gaguzis. White won the 200 butterfly in 2:03.83 just ahead of her teammate senior Lauryn Johnson who finished second in 2:05.79. In a tight race in the 1000 freestyle, Gaguzis finished second with a time of 10:26.38, just narrowly behind Georgetown’s Kira Agne’s 10:26.25.

On the platform, freshman Alexa Fegley led the way for the Wildcats scoring 235.73 to win the 1 meter event. Teammates in sophomore Caroline Blankenbecler (232.65) and freshman Meghan Scott (218.18) finished second and fourth, respectively. Blankenbecler (232.83) and fellow sophomore Mimi Danzis (226.85) finished second and third to add important points to the board.

On the men’s side, senior Charlie Hinckley out-reached Georgetown’s Jack Januario to win the 1000 freestyle in 9:41.27. Hinckley also won the 500 freestyle in 4:42.65, besting freshman teammate Justin Nowicki (4:46.74) by four seconds.

Junior Aubrey Bowles and freshman Josh Seidman secured the top two spots in the 200 backstroke clocking in at 1:53.71 and 1:54.19 respectively.

Other notable performances came by way of sophomore Gavin Jones and senior Nolan Danus. Jones recorded the fastest time of the competition in the 100 freestyle at 47.55 while Danus finished runner-up in the 200 IM, tapping the wall at 1:54.08.

Villanova will have a quick turnaround as the men’s team hosts Rider for its home opener this Wednesday. The women are back in action on Nov. 4 when La Salle comes to town.

Courtesy: Georgetown Athletics

WASHINGTON – Georgetown University’s men’s swimming & diving team captured a 206-92 win over Villanova while the women’s team fell 156-144 to the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at McCarthy Pool.

“The team stepped up in so many events today. We’re definitely feeling our training right now. I’m really proud of how fearlessly we’re racing and how we’re finishing races. We are excited to get back to work on monday.”-said Head Coach Jack Leavitt on today’s meet.


  • In the 200 medley relay, Trenton BurrNate LamersConnor Brennan and Bailey De Luise earned a first-place finish with a time of 1:32.21.
  • Jack Brearton and Ronan Krauss went first and second in the 200 free with times of 1:44.00 and 1:44.33, respectively.
  • In the 100 backstroke, Burr (50.51) and Liam Ryan (52.54) took first and second place.
  • De Luise earned a first place finish in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.48.
  • In the 200 butterfly, Gabe Gonda took first with a time of 1:52.52.
  • Shawn Kronenwetter picked up a first-place finish in the 50 free with a time of 21.09.
  • The Hoyas swept the podium in the 1m dive with Nicolas Santaigo (286.23), Charlie Reichle (265.95) and Hriday Parekh (255.23) placing first, second and third, respectively.
  • Nick Pezzella finished first with a time of 2:07.24 in the 200 breaststroke.
  • Tomo Nozaki captured a first-place victory with a time of 50.94 in the 100 butterfly.
  • Reichle (301.35), Kyle Maziarz (290.10) and Santiago (279.68) took first, second and third in the 3m dive.
  • In the 400 free relay, Kronenwetter, De Luise, Brennan and Grant Closson captured first with a time of 3:08.39.


  • Erin HoodMadeline MaloneGenevieve Youngman and Cali Oyerly finished first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:44.28.
  • Kira Ange earned a first-place finish in the 1000 free with a time of 10:26.25.
  • In the 200 free, Maddie Bauer placed first with a time of 1:52.16
  • With a time of 1:04.69, Hood placed first in the 100 breaststroke.
  • In the 50 free, Malone took first with a time of 23.88.
  • Hood picked up another victory in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:19.44.
  • In the 500 free, Bauer placed first with a time of 5:06.54.
  • With a score of 239.19, Liz Durgin took first in the 3m dive.
  • In the 400 free relay, Malone, Bauer, Isabella Wylie and Ines Lavato placed first with a time of 3:30.31.

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