Georgetown Secures Senior Day Sweep of Seton Hall

Georgetown vs Seton Hall

  • February 3, 2024
  • Washington, D.C.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results

Courtesy: GU Athletics

WASHINGTON – Georgetown University’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams swept Seton Hall at home on senior day. The women won 175-124 while the men had a 157-143 victory.

“I’m so happy we got to send these seniors out with two wins. They’ve meant so much to this program and we’re all so grateful for their impact. Now we focus on preparing for the BIG EAST Championship at the end of the month” -said Head Coach Jack Leavitt.



  • Maddie Haley earned a first-place finish in the 100 backstroke (57.57) and the 200 backstroke (2:06.62).
  • Erin Hood took first in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:04.70
  • In the 200 fly, Angelica Reali took first with a time of 2:05.40.
  • Maddie Malone picked up a win with a time of 23.65 in the 50 free.
  • Hood also earned a first-place finish in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:19.53.
  • In the 500 free, Sophia Ribeiro finished in first place with a time of 5:04.91
  • In the 100 fly, Genevieve Youngman and Isabella Wylie finished first and second with times of 56.73 and 58.27, respectively.
  • Erin Hood finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:08.14.
  • In the 400 free relay, Malone, Wylie, Maddie Bauer and Taplin Seelbach finished first with a time of 3:29.74.

Courtesy: SHU Athletics

WASHINGTON – The Seton Hall women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday afternoon at Georgetown, battling hard in a 175-124 loss to the Hoyas.

Much as she has done all season long, Silvia Alessio (Trieste, Italy) took home victories in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives. The graduate posted a total score of 285.38 in the 1-meter to claim the win, while her score of 309.75 in the 3-meter was also enough for first place. In both events, Laura Stavila (Oakland, Calif.) nabbed a second-place finish with scores of 262.88 and 264.30, respectively.

Natalie Heim (Middletown, N.J.) and Allie Waggoner (Moorestown, N.J.) would also pick up individual victories on the afternoon. Heim’s first place finish came in the 200 Free, touching the wall with a time of 1:53.92. Waggoner swam the fastest in the 1000 Free, posting a first-place time of 10:24.39. Both also picked up second-place finishes on the day, with Heim doing so in the 100 Free and the 400 Free Relay, while Waggoner took the runner-up spot in the 500 Free.

The Pirates were also able to capture the victory in the 200 Medley Relay. The quartet of Isabella Defonte (Long Beach, N.Y.)Meredith Mutter (Pottstown, Pa.)Sarah Frie (Waterford, Va.) and Carys Graville (Cardiff, Great Britain) combined for a time of 1:52.00.

The Pirates will now begin preparations for the BIG EAST Championships which will take place Feb. 28-March 2 at IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.

WASHINGTON – Quinn Murtha (Cumming, Ga.) took down the program record in the 1-meter dive as the Seton Hall men’s swimming and diving team fought to a narrow defeat at Georgetown on Saturday, 157-143.

Murtha’s total score of 336.83 earned him the win in the event, taking down the mark of 334.90 set by current diving coach Ben Mitchell back in 2013. It would be the first of two wins on the day for Murtha, as he would also capture the top spot in the 3-meter with a score of 338.25.

In the pool, Kevin Cary (West Chester, Pa.) and Michael Klimaszewski (London, England) each posted multiple victories. Cary would perform strongly in the freestyle events, taking the win in the 200 Free with a time of 1:41.25 and later in the 100 Free in 46.34. Klimaszewski starred in the butterfly events, winning the 200 Fly in 1:52.18 and the 100 Fly in 49.37.

Both would add relay wins as well, with both Cary and Klimaszewski taking part in the winning 400 Free Relay team alongside Toma Adam (Bacau, Romania) and Bryant LaCroix (Bloomsburg, Pa.). Klimaszewski swam the third leg of the 200 Medley Relay team which also consisted of Chris Jackson (Maywood, N.J.)Ben Endersby (Caldwell, N.J.) and Adam, winning in a time of 1:31.88.

Other wins on the day for the Pirates came from Sean Vizzard (Mount Laurel, N.J.) and Ethan Shonk (Mount Joy, Pa.). Vizzard came in first in the 1000 Free with a time of 9:30.54, while Shonk’s time of 1:53.07 in the 200 Back delivered him the victory.

The Pirates will now begin preparations for the BIG EAST Championships which will take place Feb. 28-March 2 at IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind.

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