November 6, 2009

UMW Swim Teams Sweep Hood, York

RESULTS

The University of Mary Washington women's swim team won every race, and the men's team won every race but one in a dual-dual meet sweep of Capital Athletic Conference rivals Hood College and York College on Friday night in York, Pa. The Eagle women beat Hood, 212-34, and beat York, 188-73. UMW's men topped Hood, 222-27, and York, 190.5-71.5.

Multiple winners for the Eagle women included Adriana Lesiuk (Bensalem, Pa., Nazareth ) in the 50 freestyle (25.25) and the 100 freestyle (54.97); Megan DeSmit (Bridgewater, Va. , Turner Ashby) in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.53) and the 500 freestyle (5:25.80); Sarah Crockett (Toano, Va., Lafayette) in the 200 freestyle (1:56.49) and the 200 backstroke (2:11.41); and Cameron Figuers (Cary, N.C., Cardinal Gibbons) in the 200 IM (2:16.59) and the 200 breaststroke (2:30.19). 

The men had multiple winners in Nick Eckhoff (Williamsburg, Va., Jamestown) in the 100 backstroke (56.04) and the 500 freestyle (4:53.07); Stephen Clendenin (Ashburn, Va., Home Schooled) in the 200 backstroke (2:03.89) and the 200 IM (2:01.77); Billy Norfolk (Fairfax, Va., Chantilly) in the 100 butterfly (52.98) and the 200 butterfly (2:01.05); and Justin Anderson (Oak Hill, Va., Oakton) in the 200 freestyle (1:48.77) and the 100 freestyle (49.17).

Both teams swept both relays, with the women finishing 1-2 in both relays.

Both teams will be back in action on November 19-21 at the University of Maryland Terrapin invitational.