|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.