The Sacred Heart University swimming and diving team dominated visiting team, St. Francis Brooklyn 178-120 on Saturday afternoon at the McCann Natatorium in Milford, Conn. The Pioneers finished off their dual meet season with an 8-4 record, making them undefeated at home. This is the frst time in program history the Pioneers post a perfect season in their home pool.
The program honored juniors; Meredith Bertoni and Kim Hylan as well as seniors; Kaylyn Cuozzo, Dee Henry, Jaclyn Pianese, Jessica Poole, Renee Russo, and Nicole Sauve prior to the start of their final home meet.
Junior Lauren Somers touched 1st in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle earning a new McCann pool record in the 200 with a time of 1:54.50. Nicole Tingley took three wins in the 50-yard butterfly, 100-yard individual medley, and 200-yard medley relay. Teammates Emily Peter and Hylan also put up a pair of 1st place finishes. First-year Taylor Eck and Molly Martin both contributed 1st place points for the Pioneers.
The team returns to action February 13-16 to take on the Northeast Conference Championship at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, NY.
• 1st– 50 Backstroke 28.20
•3rd– 50 Backstroke 29.15
• 3rd– 50 Breaststroke 32.79
• 1st– 100 Butterfly 58.99
• 2nd – 50 Butterfly 27.07
•2nd– 100 Butterfly 59.57
•1st– 50 Butterfly 26.98
•1st – 100 Individual Medley 1:01.66
•1st–100 Backstroke 1:02.49
•1st –200 Free 1:54.50
•1st– 50 Free 24.65
•1st– 100 Free 52.79
•3rd– 50 Free 26.09
•3rd– 100 Free 56.21
•3rd– 200 Freestyle 2:01.43
Distance Freestyles 500 & 1000:
•2nd–1000 Free 11:08:07
•2nd– 500 Free 5:20.46
•3rd– 1000 Free 11:13.15
• 2nd– 1-meter diving (6 Dives) 188.20
•1st– 1-meter diving (5 Dives) 142.65
•1st– 200 Yard Medley Relay: (Hylan, Poole, Maxwell, Tingley) 1:52.61
•1st– 200 Freestyle Relay: (Peter, Hylan, Bergstrom, Somers) 1:41.92