Men’s Swimming & Diving Finishes Third at Landmark Conference Championships

John Fimmano broke Scranton's all-time record in the 200 butterfly on Sunday to earn a silver medal.
John Fimmano broke Scranton's all-time record in the 200 butterfly on Sunday to earn a silver medal.
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Diana
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Results

GERMANTOWN, Md. – The University of Scranton's men's swimming & diving team finished in third place at the Landmark Conference Championships which wrapped up on Sunday at the Germantown Swim Center.

Catholic won the Landmark Conference championship for the second straight year with 926.5 points to finish ahead of Susquehanna (624.5) and Scranton (585).

Michael Diana (Somerset, N.J./Immaculata-Somerville) was honored as the Landmark Conference Diver of the Year for the second time in as many season.  The sophomore won the 3-meter diving competition with a school record mark on Saturday a day after finishing second in the 1-meter diving event. Catholic's Joey Soraghan was also named co-Diver of the Year along with Diana.

On Sunday, John Fimmano (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug) broke a 10-year old school record in the 200 butterfly, posting a mark of 1:56.17.  The freshman brought home silver in the race after being edged out by just .02 seconds.

Matthew Mills (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) took third in the 200 backstroke after touching in 1:56.00, setting a new program record in the process. The freshman went on to add another third place result by clocking a time of 2:08.84 in the 200 breaststroke.

John Cannilla (Florham Park, N.J./Oratory Prep) placed fourth in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:58.83.

The Royals also finished fourth in the 400 freestyle relay as Chris Whalen (West Islip, N.Y./West Islip), Alexander Rigione (Fairfield, Conn./Saint Joseph), Fimmano, and Mills combined for a time of 3:12.96.

--ROYALS--