UMass Swimming & Diving Teams Host Stony Brook, Friday At 2 p.m.
Oct. 19, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass swimming and diving teams will host their second meet of the season they welcome the Stony Brook Seawolves to Joseph R. Rogers Pool on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. UMass will be providing live streaming video of the meet as part of UMass All-Access. Both UMass teams lost their season-openers to Boston University last Saturday at home.
NARUS SWIMS AGAINST HOMETOWN TEAM
LAST YEAR'S MEET VS. STONY BROOK
Then-senior Liz Lovejoy lead all swimmers as she won three individual events and swam the anchor leg of the winning 400 freestyle relay team. On the men's side, Evan Swisher and Nate Bromage each won two events to pace the Minutemen.
For the men, Justin Brooks won the 1,000-yard freestyle after the 200 medley relay team opened the meet with a second-place showing. Bromage then won the 200-yard free followed by Swisher winning the 100-yard backstroke. The Minutemen started the meet taking the top-three spots in the 1,000 free and the 200 free.
In women's action, senior Vanessa Fleguel won the 100-yard backstroke as the Minutewomen swept the event. Fellow senior Liz Lovejoy followed suit two events later to win the 200 fly followed by Allison Volpe's win in the 50-yard free.
Lovejoy then earned her second and third wins of the meet when she took first in the 100-yard free and in the 500-yard free. Sophomore Jackie Porter sandwiched a win the 200 breaststroke between Lovejoy's two wins.
Christa Narus, a native of Stony Brook, N.Y., made her trip a sound one when she won the 100-yard butterfly sparking a UMass sweep in that event as well.
Samantha Demty closed out the individual action as she won the 200 individual medley followed by freshman Kathryne Chalikis and Collen McCann who took second and third, respectively in the final individual event.
The Minutewomen closed the meet with a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay as Narus, Volpe, Porter, and Lovejoy teamed up to edge out Stony Brook by almost two seconds.
The UMass divers were strong today as Karen Upperco, the 2006 A-10 Diver of the Year, won both the one-meter and three-meter boards. UMass showed its depth as the Minutewomen swept the three-meter dive with senior Mary Jenkins taking second and sophomore
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