Towson Tigers Take Two At Georgetown on Saturday

Competing in its first road dual meets of the season, the Towson University women’s swimming and diving team defeated Georgetown 247-53 and William & Mary 221-73 Saturday afternoon.

The Tigers (4-0, 1-0 CAA) received wins from senior Kaitlin Burke in the 200-yard freestyle (time of 1:51.50), the 500-yard freestyle (4:56.85) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:06.30) to lead the way and impress Tiger Head Coach Pat Mead.

“We had a solid effort from our women today,” he said. “Burke led the way with three wins, but we also got great performances from Charlotte HolzMacey Arnold and Kendall Towe.”

Holz won the 100-yard backstroke in 57.93 and the 200-yard individual medley in 2:06.62.

The freshman Arnold placed second in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle and also was fourth in the 50-yard freestyle.

Towe, a senior, won the 200-yard butterfly in 2:01.82.

The Tigers next face Old Dominion next Saturday at home beginning at 1 p.m.

William & Mary and Georgetown Results – Towson Tigers – Courtesy of Towson University Athletics

 Towson University Men’s Swimming and Diving

The Towson University men’s swimming and diving team competed in its first road dual meets of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating the host Georgetown Hoyas 205-79 but falling to William & Mary 162-122.

The Tigers (3-1, 0-1 CAA) got outstanding performances from a trio of freshmen to lead a strong overall performance. Towson has already matched its total wins from last season with the victory over Georgetown.

“The freshmen are leading the way and making us a much improved men’s team,” Tiger Head Coach Pat Mead said.  “We need a bit more production from our upperclassmen.”

Nick BreschiBrandon Ress and Jeremy Liu were strong for the Tigers. Breschi was second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 52.76 and second in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:55.30.

Ress won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 9:41.77, while Liu won the 100-yard breaststroke in 58.78.

In the 500-yard freestyle, junior Matt Lowe won with a time of 4:39.62. Lowe also won the 200-yard butterfly in 1:53.98.

The Tigers next face Old Dominion next Saturday at home beginning at 1 p.m.

 This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of Towson Swimming and Diving.

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