SWIMMING COMPLETES ECAC WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS
1. NJIT 1,323
2. Pace 987
3. Manhattan 926
4. Southern CT State 858
5. St. Francis Brookyln 849
6. Arcadia 806
7. Adelphi 709
8. Monmouth 452
9. Baruch 208
10. American 94
11. Salem International 80
1. Wagner 1,096
2. LIU Post 992.50
3. Sacred Heart 962
4. Siena 737
5. Pace 718
6. St. Francis Brooklyn 598
7. Arcadia 593.50
8. Southern CT State 516
9. American 484
10. Manhattan 459
11. Monmouth 299
12. Adelphi 278
13. Baruch 155
14. Salem International 26
EAST MEADOW, NY – The Monmouth University men’s and women’s swimming teams made their first appearance at the ECAC Winter Championships, hosted by Manhattan College .
The men’s team finished the event in eighth overall, while the women’s squad finished the weekend in 11th place.
Freshman Austin D’Angelo turned in a third-place finish in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke and earned 27 points for the Hawks in the process. D’Angelo’s time of 2:12.15 set a new season-best for the rookie.
On the women’s side, classmate Ann Tompkins had a number of strong performances, including a 16th-place mark in the 50-yard freestyle and she finished 23rd in the 100-yard backstroke.
NOTES & QUOTES
“The multiple day/session format of the ECAC Championships provided the team with a great opportunity to prepare for the upcoming MAAC Championships.
The goal coming into the meet was to swim season-best times, which would set everyone up with solid entry times for the MAAC Championships.
The team swam with a lot of energy and confidence and it showed in the results with everyone swimming season-best times and many setting personal best times.”
The overall performance of the team was outstanding and has everyone excited about the potential for fast swimming at the MAAC Championships.”
- Monmouth head coach Matt Nunnally
- Freshman Eric Sorensen finished sixth in the men’s 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:59.22.
- Rookie Noah Babik touched the wall in 2:15.90, good for 10th overall in the in men’s 200-yard breaststroke.
- Freshman Jaclyn Greening placed 12th in the women’s 200-yard breaststroke, clocking in at 2:33.16.
- Classmate Sriniram Narasimhan finished 15th in the men’s 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:05.29.
- Austin D’Angelo’s time of 2:12.15 in the 200-yard breaststroke was more than seven seconds better than his previous best time of 2:20.50.
- Sorensen’s time in the 200-yard backstroke was his first finish under two minutes in his Monmouth career.
- Babik set a new personal-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke.
- Greening’s personal record in the 200 butterfly was more than four seconds faster than her previous best.
- Tompkins beat her previous best time in the 100-yard free by nearly two seconds.
Monmouth’s next competition is scheduled for January 21 when the Hawks face in-state foe Saint Peter’s in Jersey City, NJ.