Men's Swimming & Diving Drops Dual Meet at Susquehanna

Junior Jack Donnelly won the 100 free and 200 IM in Sunday's dual meet victory at Marywood.
Junior Jack Donnelly won the 100 free and 200 IM in Sunday's dual meet victory at Marywood.
Jack Donnelly John Fimmano Michael Diana

 

Results

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - The University of Scranton men's swimming & diving team fell in a dual meet at Susquehanna on Saturday, as the host Riverhawks took the meet by a score of 165-110.

With the defeat, the Royals dropped to 6-4 overall on the year in dual meets.

To start the day off, Scranton got off to a good start, as the Royals' 200-medley relay squad took the event with a time of 1:38.24. On the team for the Royals was senior Michael Ramsthaler (Florham Park, N.J./Seton Hall Prep) junior Timothy Quigley (Hatboro, Pa./Archbishop Wood), and sophomores Jack Donnelly (Washington Crossing, Pa./Council Rock North) and Matt Mills (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township).

In individual events, Donnelly went on to win an event, taking the 100-breaststroke with a time of 59.21, while sophomore John Fimmano (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug) captured the 200-butterfly by almost three seconds with a time of 2:01.40.

Both swimmers would go on to become two-time winners later in the meet, as Donnelly won the 200-breaststroke in 2:13.68 and Fimmano took the 100-butterfly after hitting the wall in 54.10.

The final top individual on the day for Scranton was junior diver Michael Diana (Somerset, N.J./Immaculata-Somerville), who won both the one-meter dive with a final score of 363.30.

The University of Scranton men's swimming & diving team is now not scheduled to return to action until the 2019 Landmark Conference Championships, which will be held in Germantown, Md. Feb. 15-17. Any updates to the Royals' schedule will be made available by clicking here.

Fans are also reminded to follow the Royals on Twitter @RoyalAthletics for any updates to the swimming & diving schedule.

--ROYALS--