Gillespie, Park, Maloney, Agnello Pace Royals Past Goucher, Juniata
TOWSON, Md—Behind two individual wins apiece from senior Carolyn Gillespie (New Market, Md./Linganore) and freshmen Kaitlyn Maloney (Basking Ridge, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), Jean Park (North Brunswick, NJ/North Brunswick) and Paige Agnello (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), The University of Scranton defeated Goucher College, 103-19, and Juniata, 84-37, to remain undefeated on the season.
Gillespie won the 50 free (:25.16) and the 100 fly (:59.52), Maloney captured the 200 fly (2:28.87) and the 500 free (5:37.59), Park finished first in the 100 (:56.90) and 200 (2:04.36) free, and Agnello won the 200 breaststroke (2:33.65) and the 200 individual medley (2:20.56) as Scranton improved to 6-0.
The Royals also received first-place finishes from senior Jillian McGowan (Port Chester, NY/School of the Holy Child) in the 1000 free (11:47.49) and sophomore Sara Franciscovich (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) in the 200 back (2:17.89).
Scranton swept the relay events, too, as senior Christine Gorge (Harleysville, Pa./Lansdale Catholic), junior Jenny Fitzmaurice (Milford, Conn./Academy of Our Lady of Mercy), Gillespie, and sophomore Jessica Merino (New Hyde Park, NY/Holy Trinity Diocesan) won the 200 medley in 1:55.57. The Royals ended the meet with a first-place finish in the 200 free relay, as Franciscovich, junior Margaret Beyer (Highland Mills, NY/Monroe Woodbury), Merino, and Gillespie covered the distance in 1:43.61.
Scranton will return to action next Saturday, November 19, against Susquehanna University beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Byron Complex.