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The Dolphin

The student-run news site of Le Moyne College.

The Dolphin

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Swimming has success against pace over the weekend

On  Sunday 11 November , the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced Pace, with the women’s team also facing Assumption. The men’s team came out victorious over Pace, winning 166-119, while the women tied 144-144. Against Assumption, the women lost 193-93.

Leading the men were freshman Josh Byrne, Chris Mosconi, Daniel Tarbrake and Sean McVeigh, who each won individual events. Byrne won both of his diving events, succeeding in the one-meter and then won again in his second event. Last week, Byrne was named by the Northeast-10 as the Conference Rookie and Diver of the week last week, where he found success over Bentley. In making his dives over the weekend, Byrne currently holds the record in total cumulative diving scores for his past eleven dives, having a score of 475.70, surpassing the previous record held by Josh Ruger in 2001.

Also winning on the men’s side was fellow freshman Chris Mosconi, who won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 58.18 seconds and the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:10.32. Winning two events for the men’s side again was freshman Daniel Tarbrake, who won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.99 seconds, and the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:33.50. Freshman Sean McVeigh scored another win for the ‘Phins, capturing the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:58.54. The 200-yard meter relay was won by the core grouping of sophomore Ricky Divaccaro, sophomore Tim Taylor, freshman Zarian Cleare and freshman Craig Carey, swimming the relay in 1:41.88. After winning the relay, Cleare also was a winner in the 200-yard butterfly, swimming a 2:18.56. Following in his win was teammate Carey, who won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:07.71.

The women’s side was led by freshman Tara O’Donnell, who captured two more wins over the weekend after being named NE-10 Rookie of the Week last week. Her first win came in the 100-yard backstroke where she swam a successful 1:00.13. She won again in the 100-yard freestyle, with a time of 55.07 seconds. Also scoring individual points for the ‘Phins was junior Sarah Connelly, who scored second place in both breakstroke events with times of 1:11.53 and 2:34.44. Senior Julia Jones also placed second in the 100-yard butterfly, swimming a time of 59.55 seconds. The strong relay team of leading seniors Maureen Donovan, Jacqueline Daly,Jones and junior Allie Scorzelli won the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:48.88.

The Dolphins’ next meet is this Saturday, November 17, at home against St. Rose at 1:00 p.m.

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