Men's Swimming and Diving Cruises to Dual Meet Win Over Marywood

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  Matt Mills  Evan Morgan 


SCRANTON, Pa. – Junior Jack Donnelly (Washington Crossing, Pa./Council Rock North), junior Matt Mills (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) and sophomore Evan Morgan (Hillsborough, N.J./Hillsborough) all claimed two victories apiece as The University of Scranton men's swimming and diving team opened the 2019-20 season with a 150-42 victory over Marywood in dual meet action on Sunday afternoon at Marywood.

Donnelly claimed victories in the 100 free (50.60) and 200 IM (2:09.32), Mills won the 50 free (22.61) and 100 breaststroke (1:00.54) and Morgan added wins in the 200 free (1:52.50) and 500 free (5:13.99).

Other winners on the afternoon for the Royals were freshman Kyle Kovalenko (Pennsburg, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) in the 1,000 free (10:58.41), senior Timothy Quigley (Hatboro, Pa./Archbishop Wood) in the 100 butterfly (56.01) and junior John Cannilla (Florham Park, N.J./Oratory Prep) in the 100 backstroke (1:01.20), while senior Michael Diana (Somerset, N.J./Immaculata-Somerville) added wins in one-meter (209.85 points) and three-meter diving (206.85 points).

In the 200 medley relay, the quartet of senior Gregory Spicka (Morris Plains, N.J./Seton Hall Prep), Quigley, Donnelly and Mills captured the win with a time of 1:41.56 and junior John Fimmano (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug), freshman Michael Krumenacker (Ambler, Pa./St. Joseph's Prep), Cannilla and Morgan took home the 400 free relay in a time of 3:26.76.

Spicka added a second place finish in the 50 free with a time of 23.72, freshman Nathan Spak (Quakertown, Pa./Quakertown Community) placed second in the 1000 free in a time of 11:57.88 and senior Nathan Koziol (Farmington, Conn./Farmington) finished second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:16.16.

The Royals return to the pool on Saturday, Oct. 26 with a dual meet at Catholic beginning at 1 p.m.