Stony Brook v. Vermont (W)
- Saturday, November 9, 2019
- Burlington, Vermont
Courtesy: Vermont Athletics
BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Catamounts earned their second consecutive win on Saturday with a 173-127 victory over the Stony Brook Seawolves at Forbush Natatorium.
Vermont improves to 2-3 (2-1 AE) with the win while Stony Brook falls to 3-2 (0-1 AE).
“Today was a team effort,” head coach Gerry Cournoyer said. “Our depth and talented divers made the difference.”
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The 200 medley relay team of Sarah Doherty, Cailin Campbell, Jenny O’Neil, and Vivian Nguyen opened the meet with a time of 1:50.75 to take second.
- Smith finished second in the 200 free (1:57.23). Doherty took third in the 100 back (1:00.68). O’Neil finished second in both the 100 breast (1:10.10) and 200 IM (2:13.75). Campbell also took second in the 100 free (54.17). Nguyen took second in both the 100 fly (58.98) and the 200 fly (2:12.14).
- Maria Kelly (10:47.23) won the 1,000 free with Molly Williams (11:02.77) following in second place.
- Vermont swept the 50 free with Kira Parker (25.04), Sierra Sexton (25.16), and Isabelle Magbie (25.60) claiming the top-three spots. Parker also finished third in the 100 free (54.67).
- Taylor Nguyen (216.30), Emily Murphy (213.44), and Olenka Duncan (193.73) took the top spots in the one-meter dive. Murphy ran away with the three-meter dive, posting a score of 249.80 to take first. Duncan (199.73) and Nguyen (185.85) followed in second and third, respectively.
- Mina Poppas (5:13.86) won the 500 free with Smith following in third with a time of 5:17.63.
- The 400 free relay team of Nguyen, Doherty, Magbie, and Sexton closed the meet with a victory, posting a relay time of 3:39.42.
- With the victory, the Cats Win, Community Wins campaign and Vermont Mutual Insurance Group will donate $100 to Make-A-Wish Vermont, bringing this year’s total to 93 wins and $9,300.
Vermont hosts Bryant (4-1, 2-0 NEC) next Saturday (Nov. 16) in the third of three consecutive home meets at Forbush Natatorium. The meet against the Bulldogs is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and will stream through CatamounTV.
Courtesy: Stony Brook Athletics
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The Stony Brook swimming and diving team came away with 10 event wins as the Seawolves fell to Vermont, 127-173, on Saturday afternoon at Forbush Natatorium.
STRAIGHT FROM COACH SMITH
“Today was our first meet on the road and we learned a lot of what we need to do to take care of our bodies, minds and be ready to race. Vermont is a good team and well coached. They had a game plan and executed it. For them to win, it took a total team effort and every swim and dive, top to bottom, mattered.”
- Michal Liberman (Rosh Haayin, Israel) earned a trio of individual wins and was a part of a winning relay.
- Liberman touched the wall first in the 100-yard backstroke (56.88), 100 freestyle (53.83) and 100 butterfly (57.36).
- She along with Jessica Salmon (Rexford, N.Y.), Maddy Enda (Chino Hills, Calif.) and Emma Waechter (Lewiston, N.Y.) won the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:48.16.
- Reagan MacDonald (Ottawa, Ontario) also notched victories in three individual events, winning the 200 free (1:57.01), 200 backstroke (2:07.57) and 200 IM (2:13.06).
- Salmon swept the breaststroke events, winning the 100 in 1:07.12 and 200 in 2:26.80.
- Enda also claimed one event win in the 200 butterfly, clocking in at 2:08.20.
- On the boards, Stephanie Reiter (Howard Beach, N.Y.) was fourth with 166.13 points and Valerie Reiter (Howard Beach, N.Y.) was fifth with 144.46.
- On the three-meter, Stephanie and Valerie Reiter tied for fourth with a score of 152.84.
The team will travel to compete against LaSalle next Saturday, Nov. 16. Action in the pool is set to begin at 11 a.m.
Don’t miss your chance to see the Seawolves take on St. Francis Brooklyn when they return home to University Pool on Saturday, Nov. 23. Action begins at 10 a.m.