Women's Swimming & Diving Continues Dual Meet Success with Victories over Misericordia, Marywood

Sophomore Marycate O'Sullivan helped Scranton win a relay event, then won two individual events of her own to help the Royals win dual meets over Misericordia and Marywood on Friday evening.
Sophomore Marycate O'Sullivan helped Scranton win a relay event, then won two individual events of her own to help the Royals win dual meets over Misericordia and Marywood on Friday evening.
Lauren
Byrne
Marycate
O'Sullivan

 

Results

 

DALLAS, Pa. - The University of Scranton women's swimming & diving team continued their domination of the opposition in dual meet action on Friday evening, as the Royals rolled past host Misericordia (168-85) and Marywood (199-62).

With the victories, the Royals moved to 8-1 on the year in dual meets.

The night began for Scranton on a high note, as the Royals captured the 400-medley relay in a time of 4:08.29. The team consisted of senior Claire Mason (Livingston, N.J./Mt. St. Dominic Academy), and sophomores Audrey Campo (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Prep), Marycate O'Sullivan (Nanuet, N.Y./Nanuet), and Lauren Byrne (Cranford, N.J./Cranford).

Individual action began with senior Margaret Reynolds (Centerport, N.Y./Our Lady of Mercy Academy) winning the 1000-freestyle with a time of 11:48.90, which was followed up by a victory by Byrne in the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:59.24. Campo then edged a Misericordia swimmer to capture the 100-breaststroke, hitting the wall in 1:08.01.

In the 50-freestyle, senior Lucy Fulton (Wayne Pa./Radnor) finished in 26.50 to win the event, while Byrne became a two-time individual winner on the night with a victory in the 100-freestyle in 54.94. O'Sullivan went on to take an individual victory of her own in the 200-backstroke, taking that event in 2:19.42.

Next, in the 200-breaststroke, Campo won with a time of 2:29.31, while O'Sullivan became Scranton's second two-time winner on the night with a victory in the 100-butterfly in 1:04.56.

The final event of the night saw the Royals finish strong, as the Royals took the 200-freestyle relay in 1:44.93. On the team for the Royals was Fulton, Byrne, freshman Amber Diehl (Hyde Park, N.Y./Franklin D. Roosevelt) and junior Elizabeth Howlin (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West).

The University of Scranton women's swimming & diving team is scheduled to return to action on Saturday, January 26 at Susquehanna beginning at 1 p.m. More updates could be made to the Royals' schedule later this week. Stay tuned to athletics.scranton.edu for further information.

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