UNC Wilmington Men, Old Dominion Women Win in Saturday Dual

UNC Wilmington vs. Old Dominion

  • Oct. 12, 2019
  • Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Men: UNCW def. Old Dominion 226.5-71.5
  • Women: Old Dominion def. UNCW 169.5-130.5
  • Results

Courtesy: UNC Wilmington Athletics

WILMINGTON, N.C. – In a dominant day for the UNCW men, the Seahawks topped visiting Old Dominion, 226.5-71.5, while the Monarchs gained a split of the day’s competition with a 169.5-130.5 win on Saturday at the Seahawk Natatorium.

UNCW’s men program evened its record at 1-1 with the win while the women dipped to 0-2 on the young season. ODU, meanwhile, moved to 1-1 on the women’s side and 0-2 on the men’s.

The Seahawk men captured all but one event. Among the multiple event winners were Aidan Snively (500 and 1000 Free), Josh Rigsbee (100 Breast and 200 Breast), Sean Cannon (50 and 100 Free) and diver Kolbein Bjugan (1 and 3-meter boards).

Junior Evan Arsenault won both the 50 and 100 Free while freshman Courtney Klausen swept the 1 and 3-meter boards. Klausen set another UNCW freshman record with 269.60 points in the 3-meters. In her collegiate debut against Tennessee, she broke the mark in the 1-meter.

UNCW men swept the relays and the women won the 200 Free Relay.

The Seahawks visit East Carolina on Oct. 25 for a 5 p.m. start.

UNCW Event winners:
Men’s 400 Medley Relay (3:23.50), Aidan Snively (1000 Free, 9:43.85/500 Free, 4:43.16), Grace Steelhammer (200 Free, 1:56.20), Jack Cosgrove (200 Free, 1:41.67), Will Countie (100 Back, 51.41), Josh Rigsbee (100 Breast, 56.01/200 Breast, 2:03.89), Connor Forsythe (200 Fly, 1:51.15), Evan Arsenault (50 Free, 23.65/100 Free 51.95), Sean Cannon (50 Free, 21.28/100 Free, 45.91), Brent Hoshall (200 Back, 1:51.70), Faith Pilcher (100 Fly, 58.43), Avery Gambill (400 IM, 4:07.39), Women’s 200 Free Relay (1:37.65), Men’s 200 Free Relay (1:24.61), Courtney Klausen (1-meter, 240.85/3-meter, 269.60), Kolbein Bjugan (1-meter, 280.85/3-meter, 306.45)

Courtesy: Old Dominion Athletics

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Old Dominion University women’s swimming and diving defeated UNCW 169.5-130.5 on Saturday in Wilmington. The men’s team was missing three of its top point scorers, and fell 226.6-71.5.

The Monarchs earned their first win of the day in the 400 medley relay as Jacklyn VandePoel, Tara Enneking, Rylee Moss and Summer Miln won in a time of 3:55.26.

ODU picked up its first individual win in the 1000 freestyle, as Miranda Byrne won in a time of 10:42.17.

VandePoel added another win for the Monarchs, this a time of 59.47 in the 100 backstroke.

ODU took the top three in the 100 breaststroke, as Enneking won in a time of 1:05.35, while Paige Romine was second and Gabby Tosi took third.

Rylee Moss continued the winning ways with a win in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:08.82.

VandePoel added the 200 backstroke to her list of wins in a time of 2:05.44.

Enneking also won the200 breaststroke, with Romine and Katie Ellett taking second and third.

Jacqueline Tinneny got in on the win parade with a win in the 500 freestyle in a time of 5:13.59.

For the men, Filip Svedberg edged out Connor Forsythe of UNCW by .05, with a time of 50.30, to win the 100 butterfly.

Tinneny capped her day with a win in the 400 IM to earn a time of 4:34.11

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