La Salle Earns Senior Day Sweep Over Monmouth

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February 06th, 2023 College, News, Previews & Recaps

La Salle vs Monmouth

  • Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023
  • Philadelphia, Pa.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results
  • Team Scores
    • Women: La Salle 165, Monmouth 123
    • Men: La Salle 230, Monmouth 61

Courtesy: La Salle Athletics

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Both the men and women Explorers won in the final home and regular season meet of the 2022-23 season.

The men won 230-61 and the women won 165-123. This brings the men’s overall record to 4-5 and the women to 4-5-1. This was the last meet until the team travels to Ohio for the A-10 Championships starting on February 15th.

How the Swimmers Finished –

  • La Salle took the top spot on the men and women’s side of the 200-yard medley relay to start the meet, which was a common theme throughout.
  • Anwyn Byrne and George Williamson swept in the 1000-yard distance races for the women and men, respectively.
  • La Salle’s Gabby Herbreder, Annie Moser, and Maren Schermerhorn touched the wall first, second, and third in that order in the women’s 200-yard freestyle.
  • In the 100-yard backstroke Rosalia Marin-Martinez earned first with a time of 58.19 seconds.
  • Freshman, Carlota Ungo, swam a 1:06.20 in the women’s 100-yard breaststroke, enough for the top spot.
  • Senior, Jason Rosales, finished his last home meet in victory as he won the men’s 100-yard breaststroke.
  • In the 200-butterfly with a time of 2:07.20, Letizia Baldessari earned first-place.
  • Toni RaffertyTori Fenn, and Emma van Selm respectively swam to the top three spots in the 50-yard freestyle for the women.
  •  La Salle touched the wall first in the men’s 50-yard free as Felix Jedbratt won the event.
  • Rafferty, Fenn, and senior, Brynn Peterson, swam one, two, and three in the women’s 100-yard freestyle.
  • Zack Miller won the men’s 100-yard freestyle with a time of 47.50 seconds.
  • Marin-Martinez won her second event in the 200-yard backstroke.
  • Carlota Ungo swam to a first-place finish in the women’s 200-yard breaststroke.
  • Zack Wolbert won the men’s 200-yard breaststroke.
  • Annie Moser and George Williamson each got the top spot in the 500-yard freestyle.
  • Herbreder and Jedbratt won in the women and men’s 100-butterfly.
  • Felicia Rogell took first in the women’s 200-yard IM.
  • La Salle relay teams swept in the men and women’s 400-yard free relays.

How the Divers Finished –

  • Phoebe Shaya broke a pool and school record in the women’s one-meter dive today with a score of 313.28.
  • Sam Henninger scored a 310.35 in the one meter on his senior day.
  • In the three-meter dive, Shaya dove to a score of 321.90 and Henninger dove a 321.75.

Up Next –

  • Both teams will travel to Geneva, Ohio for the A-10 Conference Championships starting on Wednesday, February 15th through the 18th.
  • Follow along on social media for updates during the Championships.

Courtesy: Monmouth Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – The Monmouth University men’s and women’s swimming teams closed their 2022-23 regular season schedule on Saturday afternoon at La Salle’s Kirk Pool.

The men’s team dropped a 165-123 decision, while the women fell 230-61. La Salle claimed points in diving events on both sides.

Callan Smith and Cole Dyson paced Monmouth with a pair of individual victories, while Dylan Edge took first in one race.

– Cole Dyson placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:43.00) and the 200-yard IM (1:59.46). Dyson now has eight wins on the year and 20 in his career.

– Callan Smith touched the wall first in the 100-yard backstroke (50.78) and the 200-yard backstroke (1:51.43). Smith now has 18 wins on the season and 91 in his career.

– Dylan Edge won the 200-yard butterfly with his time of 1:56.39. It was his first win of the year and the 17th of his career.

Monmouth will turn its attention to the CAA Championships beginning on February 22 at the Hampton Aquaplex in Hampton, VA.

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