Gregoire, Childress Pick Up Three Wins Each for St. Francis Brooklyn

by SwimSwam 0

November 20th, 2018 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Stony Brook at St. Francis Brooklyn

  • St. Francis Brooklyn def. Stony Brook 133-107
  • Results
  • Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
  • Nov. 18, 2018

Courtesy: St. Francis-Brooklyn Athletics

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NY – The St. Francis Brooklyn women’s swimming and diving team improved to 5-3 on the season with a 133-107 victory over Stony Brook. The win marks the third in a row for the Terriers as they defeated Saint Peter’s and Monmouth in their previous two dual meets.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Raphaelle Gregoire continued her dominance in the pool as she picked up victories in three events today. Gregoire took first-place in the 50-yard free with a time of 26.05. She later clocked a first-place individual time of 1:06.61 in the 100-yard breaststroke. She was also a part of the first-place 400-yard medley relay team that registered a time of 4:03.88.
  • Ana Paula Montes Deoca Zapiain enjoyed another standout day for the Terriers. She earned a win in the 1000-yard free with a time of 10:37.08. She then placed first in the 100-yard fly with a time of 1:01.24.
  • Tina Childress picked up wins in three events today. Childress was also a part of the first-place 400-yard medley relay team that posted a final time of 4:03.88. She came in first in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:14.71. Childress then earned a win in the 100-yard free as she clocked a time of 54.41.
  • Kayla McKenzie had another strong day on the diving boards as she remains undefeated. The freshman posted a mark of 225.0 on the 1-meter boards. She then totaled a score of 212.10 on the 3-meter boards.
  • Rebeca Tapia picked up her first individual win of the in the 500-yard free. She came in first-place with a time of 5:22.36.

Courtesy: Stony Brook Athletics

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – The Stony Brook women’s swimming and diving team traveled to St. Francis Brooklyn and picked up three wins on Sunday afternoon. The Terriers ultimately got the dual meet victory, 133-107.

STRAIGHT FROM COACH SMITH
“I couldn’t be prouder of our women. When setting up the schedule for this year, this weekend was one in which I wanted to challenge them with back to back days to see how they’d respond. The women stepped up, supported each other and raced/dove well both days. It was a small step that’s going to make a big difference for our future. Can’t wait to watch what these ladies accomplish.”

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Just like in Saturday’s meet against LIU Post, Stony Brook finished strong, winning the final event. The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Caroline Dunn (Brookeville, Md.), Haille Bogumil (Bradenton, Fla.), Emma Waechter (Lewiston, N.Y.) and Gabrielle Matiszik (Milwaukee, Wis.) finished the race in 1:44.15, two seconds ahead of the second place St. Francis Brooklyn team.
  • Kylie Danin (West Islip, N.Y.) picked up the other two wins for the team in the 200 freestyle (2:00.02) and 100 backstroke (59.68).
  • Matiszik placed second behind Danin in the 200 free (2:01.51) and Dunn and Yurika Tomita (New York, N.Y.) finished second and third behind Danin in the 100 back with times of 1:02.83 and 1:04.63.
  • Stephanie Reiter (Howard Beach, N.Y.) led the way for the Seawolves on the diving boards. Reiter was second on both the 1-meter and 3-meter with scores of 163.72 and 172.05. Valerie Reiter (Howard Beach, N.Y.) was third on both disciplines, tallying totals of 149.70 and 155.92. Noelle Perrone (Merrick, N.Y.) placed fourth on both boards with 140.47 and 138.97 points.

ON DECK
The Seawolves next head to the ECAC Winter Championships being held from Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2 in East Meadow, N.Y.

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