Stony Brook Women Win Eight Events To Top Siena 157-143

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November 21st, 2022 College, News, Previews & Recaps

Stony Brook vs Siena (W)

  • Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Loudonville, N.Y.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results
  • Team Score: Stony Brook 157, Sinea 143

Courtesy: Stony Brook Athletics

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – The Stony Brook swimming and diving team picked up eight first place finishes en route to a 157-143 win over Siena on Saturday afternoon in Loudonville, N.Y.

The Seawolves started the meet off with a bang, securing a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay with a final time of 1:50.20. The relay team was comprised of senior Reagan MacDonald, graduate Jess Salmon, junior Mary Kate Conway and freshman Michelle Vu.

Freshman Clara Armstrong kept the momentum rolling with a win in the 1000 freestyle with a final time of 10:54.66. Conway and sophomore Brenna McLaughlin followed behind with wins in the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke, respectively.

Senior Maddy Enda touched the wall at 2:11.23 to earn the win in the 200 butterfly and MacDonald clocked in at 2:07.66 for a first-place finish in the 200 backstroke. Junior Sara DiStefano and Vu closed out the day for Stony Brook with first-place finishes in the 3-meter dive and 100 butterfly, respectively.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Seawolves started the meet off with a bang, securing a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay with a final time of 1:50.20.
  • Armstrong kept the momentum rolling with a win in the 1000 freestyle with a final time of 10:54.66
  • Conway secured a first-place finish in the 200 freestyle with a final time of 1:56.93.
  • McLaughlin earned a first-place finish in the 100 backstroke with a final time of 1:00.33.
  • Enda touched the wall at 2:11.23 to earn the win in the 200 butterfly.
  • MacDonald clocked in at 2:07.66 for a first-place finish in the 200 backstroke.
  • DiStefano recorded a final mark of 293.85 to earn a first-place finish in the 3-meter dive.
  • Vu earned the win in the 100 butterfly with a final time of 58.23.

UP NEXT
The Seawolves are back in action on Friday, December 2, when they compete in the ECAC Championships in East Meadow, N.Y.

Courtesy: Siena Athletics

LOUDONVILLE, NY – A pair of pool records fell at the Siena Swim Center as Siena Swimming & Diving (5-3) continued home action by hosting Stony Brook (2-2) on Saturday morning. The Saints fell in dual meet action to the Seawolves by a score of 157-143 in their second of five home meets this season.

Senior Rory Kalac swam a 24.04 in the 50 free to down the previous pool record o 24.09 set in 2020, while the 400 free team of sophomore Kylie Carter, sophomore Maddie Buck, freshman Kaci Owens, and Kalac turned in a time of 3:35.37 to best the previous pool mark of 3:37.82 set by Siena in 2010. The performances marked the second consecutive week that the Saints set a pool record inside their home facility.

Despite Stony Brook pulling out the dual meet victory by winning eight events, the Saints saw a slew of best times and accomplishments. Junior Audrey Shultz swam to best times while winning the 100 breast (1:07.93), 200 breast (2:24.59), and 200 IM (2:14.24), with her time in the 100 breast keeping her at ninth on the program’s All-Time Top-Ten Performance List, while her 200 breast mark propelled her from ninth to third, and under four seconds off of the school record.

Additionally, junior diver Talia Spenziero won the one-meter diving event (271.26) and finished third in three-meter diving (283.12) to qualify for NCAA Zone Regionals in both events, while senior diver Lydia Delano took second in three-meter diving (288.81) to also qualify in that event.

Kalac took first in both the 50 and 100 free (53.07) events, while Buck won the 500 free (5:22.94), and the 400 free relay took home the top spot. Kalac continues to hold the second-best times in the MAAC thus far this season in the 50 and 100 free, while Shultz is now second in the 200 breast, fifth in the 400 IM, and sixth in the 100 breast. Siena’s most recent 400 free relay time is good for second in the league this season.

Other top times for the Saints included Carter’s 200 breast mark (2:31.33), freshman Tori Spacciapolli in both the 200 IM (2:17.19) and the 100 breast (1:08.51), freshman Brooke Pociask in the 200 back (2:16.44), Buck in the 1000 free (10:59.18), and senior Maggie Caputo in the 50 free (26.64).

Siena will conclude the 2022 calendar year by taking part in the ECAC Winter Championships in East Meadow, New York from December 2-4.

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2 months ago

Congratulations Seawolves!