Men’s Swimming & Diving Coasts Past Juniata, Goucher

Senior Stas Postowski won an event on the day, as the Royals men's swimming team coasted past Juniata and Goucher on Saturday in their home season opener. © Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty / doubleeaglephotography.com
Senior Stas Postowski won an event on the day, as the Royals men's swimming team coasted past Juniata and Goucher on Saturday in their home season opener. © Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty / doubleeaglephotography.com
Matt Mills Timothy Quigley Jack Donnelly

 

Results

SCRANTON - In their home opener in the Byron Center for the year, The University of Scranton men's swimming & diving team rolled past visiting Juniata (185-38) and Goucher (200-48) in a tri-dual match Saturday.

With the victories, the Royals moved to 4-1 on the young season in dual meets.

The afternoon kicked off on the right foot for Scranton in the 400-medley relay, as the Royals' "A" team hit the wall in 3:43.50 to take the event by over seven seconds.

In individual events, junior Matt Mills (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) won two events, as he captured the 100-butterfly (56.19) and 100-breaststroke (1:00.87), while senior Timothy Quigley (Hatboro, Pa./Archbishop Wood) also won two events on the day in the 50-breaststroke (28.41) and 500-freestyle (5:40.46).

Meanwhile, junior Jack Donnelly (Washington Crossing, Pa./Council Rock North) also won two events on the afternoon, taking the 50-freestyle (22.29) and 50-butterfly (24.26) to round out the two-time winners on the day for Scranton.

Other winners for the Royals in individual action included:

  • Freshman Kyle Kovalenko (Pennsburg, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) in the 200-freestyle (1:53.90)
  • Senior Stas Postowski (Philadelphia, Pa./St. Joe's Prep) in the 50-backstroke (28.96)
  • Junior John Fimmano (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug) in the 100-freestyle (49.79)

In the final event of the afternoon, the Royals continued a familiar theme, as they captured the 200-yard freestyle, with Scranton's "A' team taking the event with a time of 1:28.77

The University of Scranton men's swimming & diving team returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 9, as they host Dickinson at the Byron Center in a dual meet. Action gets underway at 1 p.m.

--ROYALS--