Seton Hall at Monmouth
- Jan. 17, 2019
- Men: Seton Hall def. Monmouth 147-87
- Women: Seton Hall def. Monmouth 146-93
Courtesy: Seton Hall Athletics
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Seton Hall women’s swimming & diving team delivered a 146-93 victory at Monmouth on Thursday night in a non-conference dual meet.
Junior Casey Young (Macungie, Pa.) set the tone out of the gate with a victory in the 1000 free (10:56.44), her first individual collegiate win.
Junior Theresa Hutton (Stony Point, N.Y.) continued her hot start in the second half of the season with a win in the 100 free with a time of 55.35.
In the 200 free relay, the quartet of senior Courtney McCardle (Hurley, N.Y.), junior Jordan Decker (Mason, Ohio), sophomore Amelia Wootton (Bethel, Conn.) and junior Clara Capone (West Hartford, Conn.) registered a winning time of 1:40.24.
Sophomore Taylor Jackson (Thornton, Colo.) returned to action and won both the 1 & 3-meter dives in exhibition with respective scores of 254.10 and 263.77.
A total of nine different Pirates won an individual race on Thursday night as the Seton Hall men’s swimming & diving team delivered a dominating 147-87 victory at Monmouth.
Senior Lior Grubert (Yehud-Monosson, Israel) won the 500 free with a time of 4:46.64 to register his 50th individual win over the course of his career. He was also a member of the winning (in exhibition) 200 free relay (1:26.68).
Junior Josh Tosoni (Arnold, Md.) won the 1000 free after swimming a 9:57.26, and was part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:35.03). Fellow junior Sam Hendrix (Hillsborough, N.J.) was also part of the medley win, and finished ahead of the field in the 100 fly after posting a time of 51.75.
Newcomer Thomas Staes (Belgium) picked up a win in the 100 breast with an impressive mark of 59.46, while sophomore Liam Cosgrove (Sea Girt, N.J.) won the 100 back (52.12) and was on the 200 medley contingent.
Sophomore Joe Ianelli (Ventnor, N.J.) picked up exhibition wins in the 1 & 3-meter dives with respective scores of 248.10 and 236.93.
Looking ahead, the Pirates return to action on Friday, Jan. 25 against St. Peter’s at 3 p.m. inside the Richie Regan Rec Center on campus.
Courtesy: Monmouth Athletics
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – The Monmouth University men’s and women’s swimming teams dropped a non-conference meet to visiting Seton Hall on Thursday afternoon at Steadman Natatorium.
The men’s team dropped to 6-3 on the season, and the women’s team fell to 4-6 overall in 2018-19.
Monmouth collected individual victories from Callan Smith, Camryn McHugh, Bradie Keelen, Muriel Maloney, Sarah Brennan and Jaclyn Greening.
NOTES & QUOTES
“The biggest thing for us in this meet is that it is a tough stretch with a lot of competition in a short period of time. It was good for us to see a quality team in Seton Hall and continue to make progress in a positive direction and I thought the team responded well today.”
– Head Coach Matt Nunnally
Monmouth seniors Billy Lyons, Brianna Murphy and Brianna Pongrac were honored prior to the meet in a senior day presentation.
Monmouth’s 200-yard medley relay team of Muriel Maloney, Jaclyn Greening, Camryn McHugh and Bradie Keelen placed first in 1:50.76.
Callan Smith placed first in the 200-yard freestyle, winning in 1:44.61. Smith increased his season victory total to 24.
Bradie Keelen won the 50-yard freestyle with her time of 25.35. Keelen earned her first win of the season and the second of her career.
Camryn McHugh took the top spot in the 100-yard butterfly with her time of 58.70. McHugh won her 18th race of the 2018-19 season.
Muriel Maloney won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:01.88. It was Maloney’s first-career win as a member of the Hawks.
Sarah Brennan set a new season-best time in the 1000 yard freestyle with her time of 10:57.86. Brennan collected her fourth victory of the year.
Jaclyn Greening touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.69. Greening earned her second individual win of the year and the fourth of her career.
Monmouth resumes MAAC competition on Saturday afternoon when it faces Saint Peter’s in Jersey City, NJ at 2 p.m. The women’s team will also matchup with LIU Brooklyn at the event.