Marist Sweeps Southern Connecticut State in Final Home Meet

Marist at Southern Connecticut State

  • Jan. 19, 2019
  • Men: Marist def. Southern Connecticut 183-103
  • Women: Marist def. Southern Connecticut 172-123
  • Results

Courtesy: Marist Athletics

POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – Marist men’s swimming and diving defeated Southern Connecticut State 183-103 in their final home meet at McCann Natatorium. The team moves to 8-3 overall on the season.

Prior to the start of the meet, Marist honored its nine seniors, Miguel Basalo, David Cantu, Daniel Knoll, Ross Lippe, Miguel Madeira, Mark Miller, Edward Oser, Michael Presta and Gregory Violette.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Madeira won the 200-yard back and placed second in the 200-yard. He had a season best time in the 200-yard back and 50-yard back.
  • Knoll earned the win in the 200-yard freestyle with a season best time of 1:41.63.
  • Oser won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 59.29 seconds and came in second in the 500-yard freestyle.
  • Violette won the 100-yard backstroke in 54.24 seconds, a season’s best.
  • Sophomore Murray Coueslant won the 100- and 1000 yard freestyle events. His time of 48.29 seconds was his fastest of the season.
  • Raislan Aiken won both the 1- and 3-meter with scores of 301.80 and 286.87.

Marist women’s swimming and diving took down Southern Connecticut State 172-123 in their final home meet at McCann Natatorium. The team moves to 5-6 overall on the season.

Prior to the start of the meet, Marist honored its two seniors, Lauren Katz and Grace Casolo.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Women started off the day strong, finishing first and second in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of junior Juliet Nowak, freshman Amanda Poor, freshman Emma Butzler and sophomore Georgeanne Zimmerman finished in first with a time of 1:52.55
  • In her final home meet, Casolo placed second in the 3-meter and third in the 1-meter. Her Score of 219.22 on the 1-meter was a new person best.
  • Esabelle Gervasio picked up wins in both diving events.
  • Butzler picked up two more wins on the day, winning the 200-yard free with a time of 1:56.92 and the 100-yard free in 54.74 seconds.
  • Freshman Jordyn Deubel, Jessica Freund and Amanda Poor all earned wins for the Red Foxes. Deubel took gold in 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:15.49, Poor took the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:27.57 and Freund won the 100-yard fly with a time of 1:01.33.
  • Junior Julia Solin earned her first win of the season in the 100-yard breaststroke, winning with a time of 1:12.70.

UP NEXT
The Red Foxes finish off regular season action against Bryant Saturday, January 26. Meet time is scheduled for 11 am.

Courtesy: Southern Connecticut State Athletics

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.  –  The Southern Connecticut State University men’s swimming and diving team lost to Marist, 183-103, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Max Padro (West Haven, Conn.) won the 100 Yard and 200 Yard Butterfly events and was also part of the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay while Bryce Castellone (South Windsor, Conn.) won the 400 Yard IM.

200 Yard Medley Relay

  • Tyler Castellone (South Windsor, Conn.), Drew Dantino (Waterbury, Conn.), Bailey Peters (Rutland, Vt.) and Leo LaPorte (Washingtonville, N.Y.) finished second in the 200 Yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:38.75.

1000 Yard Freestyle

  • Bryce Castellone was third with a time of 10:01.15 followed by Evan Bombery (Naugatuck, Conn.) in fourth at 10:02.80.

200 Yard Freestyle

  • LaPorte captured third in the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:48.75 while Tyler Cusano (Hamden, Conn.) was fifth at 1:51.58.

100 Yard Backstroke

  • Tyler Castellone picked up three more points for the Owls with a third place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 55.76 while Zachary Fell (Seymour, Conn.) was fifth with a time of 1:00.96.

100 Yard Breaststroke

  • Matthew Widlar (Middlebury, Conn.) was fourth with a time of 1:02.48 while Bryce Castellone finished fifth at 1:04.21.

200 Yard Butterfly

  • Padro won the 200 Yard Butterfly event with a time of 1:55.58 while John Gaudio (Cheshire, Conn.) was fourth with a time of 2:02.34.

50 Yard Freestyle

  • LaPorte touched at 22.59 for second place in the 50 Yard Freestyle just ahead of Greg Rodriguez (Madison, Conn.) in third place at 22.85. Peters picked up a point with a fifth-place finish at 23.15.

100 Yard Freestyle

  • Rogriguez posted his second straight third place finish, finishing in 49.87 in the 100 Yard Freestyle event while Cusano picked up another point in fifth place at 51.74.

200 Yard Backstroke

  • Tyler Castellone finished fourth in the 200 Yard Backstroke at 2:05.56 while Tyler Steskla (Cheshire, Conn.) was fifth at 2:09.03.

200 Yard Breaststroke

  • Dantino finished second in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:17.04 while Padro finished fourth at 2:26.00. Hunter Cripps was fifth with a time of 2:38.70.

500 Yard Freestyle

  • Graeden Sartoris (South Windsor, Conn.) finished fourth in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 4:54.38 while Fell was fifth at 5:12.68.

100 Yard Butterfly

  • The Owls dominated the 100 Yard Butterfly as Padro finished first at 52.62, followed by Peters in second at 53.73 and Scott Moore in third at 58.32.

400 Yard IM

  • Bryce Castellone won the 400 Yard IM at 4:22.25 followed by Wilder at 4:25.25 and Dominic Papiro (Southbury, Conn.) in third at 4:36.38.

200 Yard Freestyle Relay

  • Padro, Rodriguez, Cusano and LaPorte teamed to win the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 1:29.60.
  • Fell, Gaudio, Cripps and Steskla were second at 1:34.96.

The Southern Connecticut women lost to Marist, 172-123, in a matchup in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Jordan Thompson (Campbell Hall, N.Y.), Morgan Fernald (Belfast, Me.), Avery Fornaciari (Plymouth, Mass.) and Lauren Spencer (North Haven, Conn.) all won events for the Owls, with Thompson winning the 1,000 Yard Freestyle, Fernald winning the 200 yard Freestyle, Fornaciari winning the 200 Yard Butterfly and Spencer capturing the 400 yard IM. In addition, Alina Tucker (Bellmore, N.Y.) had second-place finishes in the 50 and 100 Yard Freestyle events. Tucker and Fernald were also part of the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay team that took first place.

200 Yard Medley Relay

  • SCSU’s 200 Yard Medley Relay team comprised of Fernald, Tucker as well as Nicole Cislo (Wallingford, Conn.) and Emily Wolfe (Havertown, Pa.) finished third with a time of 1:54.36.

1000 Yard Freestyle

  • Thompson and Rebekah Lockery (Stamford, Conn.) took the top two spots, respectively, in the 1000 Yard Freestyle event. Thompson touched at 11:06.63 while Lockery was behind her at 11:07.25.
    Emily Darroch (Oxford, Conn.) was fourth with a time of 11:28.30.

200 Yard Freestyle

  • Megan Garner (Hamden, Conn.) finished fourth in the 200 Yard Freestyle at 2:05.44 while Ellie Sherry (Quinton, Va.) was fifth with a time of 2:07.31.

100 Yard Backstroke

  • Fernald scored again for the Owls with a first-place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:01.46 while Erin Leiry (Lake Katrine, N.Y.) was third at 1:03.61.

100 Yard Breaststroke

  • In the 100 Yard Breaststroke event, Meaghan Spagnolo (Waterbury, Conn.) was second with a time of 1:12.78, followed by Cislo in third at 1:14.53 while Lindsey Fitzgerald (Wallingford, Conn.) finished third with a time of 1:16.04.

200 Yard Butterfly

  • Fornaciari won the 200 Yard Butterfly event with a time of 2:12.48 while Wolfe finished third at 2:17.98.

50 Yard Freestyle

  • Tucker, Spencer and Fernald all picked up points in the 50 Yard Freestyle with Tucker placing second at 26.12, Spencer in fourth place at 27.01 and Fernald in fifth at 27.27.

3 Meter Diving

  • The diving duo of Isabel Williams (Woodbury, Conn.) and Arielle Eighmy (Milford, Conn.) finished fourth and fifth, respectively, with Williams accumulating 163.80 points and Eighty grabbing 138.67.

100 Yard Freestyle

  • Tucker and Fornaciari both picked up points in the 100 Yard Freestyle, with Tucker finishing in 56.56 for second place while Fornaciari was fourth at 57.35.

200 Yard Backstroke

  • Garner, Sherry and Loren Wurst filled the 3-through-5 spots, with Garner finishing at 2:17.95, Sherry at 2:20.76 and Wurst at 2:33.36.

200 Yard Breaststroke

  • Leirey finished second in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:34.12 followed by Fitzgerald in fourth at 2:38.82 and Shaffer in fifth at 2:44.68.

500 Yard Freestyle

  • Lockery finished fourth at 5:33.09 while Ashley Sloan (Maywood, N.J.) was fifth at 5:49.34.

100 Yard Butterfly

  • Leirey posted a third-place finish at 1:03.01 while Emily Waehler (Oxford, Conn.) was fifth at 1:05.69.

1 Meter Diving

  • Williams finished fourth with 172.72 points followed by Eighmy in fifth at 143.85.

400 Yard IM

  • Spencer, Fitzgerald and Cislo took the top three spots in the 400 Yard IM. Spencer clocked-on at 4:46.59 followed by Fitzgerald in second place at 5:03.01 and Cislo in third at 5:05.43.

200 Yard Freestyle Relay

  • Garner, Fernald, Tucker and Wolfe combined to lead SCSU in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay, winning in 1:45.40.
  • The team of Fornaciari, Cislo, Thompson and Darroch were second at 1:48.07.

Up Next
The Owls final regular-season matchup lands on Friday, Jan. 25 when they host Bridgeport and St. Rose for a tri-meet at 1 p.m. at the Hutchinson Natatorium. The Owls will then prepare to defend their 2018 Northeast 10 Championship on Feb. 7-10 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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