Jan. 31, 2009
The Boston College Swimming and Diving team completed a two-day meet with Maine, Rhode Island, and Dartmouth this afternoon at the Flynn Recreation Complex Pool. The men's team defeated all three visiting teams, while the women's team picked up victories against Rhode Island and Maine.
Caroline Byron headlined the meet for the Eagles, passing RoseMary DeLeo for first place on the all-time dual meet victories list. Byron picked up victories in the 50 yard freestyle (24.89) and the 100 yard freestyle (53.58), and swam on BC's winning 200 and 800 meter freestyle relay teams.
Also picking up wins on the women's team were Katie Fritsch in 100 yard backstroke (1:00.93) and Michaela Morr in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:09.46).
On the men's side, John Maloy had the best meet of any individual swimmer, picking up victories in the 400 yard individual medley (4:09.02), the 500 yard freestyle (4:45.66), and the 1000 yard freestyle (9:49.04).
Andrew Clancey notched wins in both the 200 yard individual medley (1:57.65) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:10.01).
Robert Swaninger also had a standout performance for the Eagles, taking first place in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:00.66)
In the men's relays, BC took first place in the 200 yard medley relay (1:36.76), the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:28.61) and the 400 yard freestyle relay (3:12.15).
The BC women's swimming and diving team will be back in action on Tuesday with a 7:00 pm meet at Boston University, while the men's team will face the Terriers at the Flynn Recreation Complex Pool on Wednesday at 6:00 pm.