November 7, 2009

Jennifer Ryan sets two more records as Hounds split dual meet

Assumption 67, Saint Michael’s 55
Pace 74, Assumption 48

    WORCESTER, Mass. ---  Freshman JENNIFER RYAN (Weston, FL/Saint Thomas Aquinas) won two events and took a third in another as Assumption College defeated Saint Michael’s, 67-55, in a Northeast-10 Conference women’s swim meet SATURDAY at the Plourde Recreation Center pool.    Pace University defeated the Greyhounds (74-48) and defeated Saint Michael’s (75-47).
    Ryan, the conference Freshman-of-the-Week for the past two weeks, won the 200-yard butterfly (pool record 2:18.73) and the 200-yard individual medley (2:19.64) in season- , career-best and team-record times.  She was third in the 200-yard breastroke event (2:41.07).
    Sophomore JILL CAPADANNO (Dracut, MA/Dracut) won the 100 yard butterfly (1:06.34) and took seconds in the 100-yard freestyle (58.48) and 200-yard freestyle (2:06.94).
    The Greyhounds also set a pair of pool records and a team record in two relays.  Freshman AMANDA GUY, Ryan, Capadanno and freshman KAITLIN OWEN (Bridgewater, MA/Coyle-Cassidy) broke the team and pool record with a 4:19.53 in the 400-yard medley relay.  Freshman KERI LAMONTAGNE (Manchester, NH/Trinity), freshman CAROLINA CORREA (Pawtucket, RI/Charles Shea), senior SHANNON MURTAGH (Cranston, RI/Cranston) and freshman KASEY LA LIBERTE (Pawtucket, RI/Bishop Feehan) set the pool mark in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a 1:54.84 time. Guy also had a pool record and career-best 27.00 in taking a second-place in the 50-yard freestyle event.
    The Greyhounds are now 4-1 overall along with a first-place finish in the Saint Joseph’s Pentathlon two weeks ago.
    They are next in action at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Invitational SATURDAY (November 14) at 12 noon.

Greyhound Point Totals
    Against Saint Michael’s:
  Jill CAPADONNA (15), Jennifer RYAN (13), Amanda GUY (11), Kasey LA LIBERTE (7.75), Kaitlin OWEN (6), Shannon MURTAGH (3.75), Katie JANKOWSKI (3), Carolina CORREA (2.75), Jessica WOLTER (2), Keri LA MONTAGNE (1.75), Laura MICCICHE (1).  Total (67)
    Against Pace:  Jen RYAN (13), Jill CAPADONNA (11), Kaitlin OWEN (10), Amanda GUY (7), Kasey LA LIBERTE (3), Katie JANKOWSKI (2), Laura MICCICHE (1), Shannon MURTAGH (1).  Total (48)

Seniors
    LAURA MICCICHE
(Sr., Framingham, MA/Framingham):  4, 1,000 yard freestyle (12:32.93);  NF, 50-yard freestyle (30.05);  6, 500-yard freestyle (6:10.20)
    SHANNON MURTAGH (Sr., Cranston, RI/Cranston):  4, 100-yard breaststroke (1:21.81);  5, 50-freestyle (28.25) (CAREER BEST);  9, 100-yard freestyle (1:04.91)
    CHRISTINA PHILLIPS (Sr., Holbrook, MA/Fontbonne Academy);  NF, 50-yard freestyle (31.61);  NF, 100-yard freestyle (1:10.80)
    COLLEEN QUINN (Sr., Alameda, CA/North Reading, MA);  NF, 50 yard freestyle (34.09);  NF, 100-yard freestyle (1:14.20)

Juniors
    JILL FOLEY
(Jr., Northampton, MA/Northampton):  6, 200-yard butterfly (2:40.82) (CAREER BEST);  6, 50-freestyle (29.99);  8, 100-yard butterfly (1:11.91)
    JESSICA WOLTER (Jr., Stonington, CT/Stonington):  7, 200-yard freestyle (2:13.89);  5, 200-yard butterfly (2:37.59);  6, 100-yard butterfly (1:09.84)

Sophomores
    JILL CAPADANNO
(So., Dracut, MA/Dracut):  2, 200-yard freestyle (2:06.94);  2, 100-yard freestyle (58.48);  1, 100-yard butterfly (1:06.34)
    KENDELL DUNPHY (So., Wareham, MA/Wareham):  7, 1,000-yard freestyle (13:21.08);  NF, 50-yard freestyle (33.73);  9, 500-yard freestyle (6:36.36)

Freshmen
    CAROLINA CORREA
(Fr., Pawtucket, RI/Charles Shea):  6, 100 yard backstroke (1:09.26) (CAREER BEST);  5, 200-yard backstroke (2:30.00) (CAREER BEST)
    HAYLEY GROSSMAN (Fr., Barrington, RI/Barrington):  9, 200-yard freestyle (2:27.30) (CAREER BEST);  NF, 50-yard freestyle (30.59) (CAREER BEST);  NF, 100-yard freestyle (1:07.48)
    AMANDA GUY (Fr., Lakeville, MA/Apponequet):  3, 100-yard backstroke (1:07.91);  2, 50-freestyle (27.00) (CAREER BEST);  4, 200-yard backstroke (2:27.00)
    KATIE JANKOWSKI (Fr., Walpole, MA/Walpole):  5, 200-yard freestyle (2:12.71);  3, 100-yard freestyle (1:00.29) (CAREER BEST);  7, 200 yard individual medley (2:29.28) (CAREER BEST)
    KASEY LA LIBERTE (Fr., Pawtucket, RI/Bishop Feehan):  2, 100 yard breaststroke (1:19.61) (CAREER BEST);  5, 200-yard breaststroke (3;00.37)
    KERI LA MONTAGNE (Fr., Manchester, NH/Trinity):  7, 100-yard breaststroke (1:25.23);  8, 100-yard freestyle (1:04.74);  NF, 200-yard individual medley (2:40.90)
    KAITLIN OWEN (Fr., Bridgewater, MA/Coyle Cassidy):  2, 1,000 yard freestyle (11:43.23);  2, 500-yard freestyle (5:42.61) (CAREER BEST);  6, 200-yard individual medley (2:28.87)
    JENNIFER RYAN (Fr., Weston, FL/Saint Thomas Aquinas):  1, 200 yard butterfly (2:18.73) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD);  3, 200-yard breaststroke (2:41.07);  1, 200-yard individual medley (2:19.64) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD)
    CARLY SURETTE (Fr., Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford):  NF, 50-yard freestyle (30.94);  NF, 100-yard freestyle (1:10.74)

Relays
    400-yard medley relay

    3, Amanda GUY, Jen RYAN, Jill CAPADANNO, Kaitlin OWEN (4:19.53)
    5, Carolina CORREA, Kasey LALIBERTE, Jessica WOLTER, Katie JANKOWSKI (4:40.51)
   
    200-yard freestyle
    2, Keri LAMONTAGNE, Carolina CORREA, Shannon MURTAGH, Kasey LALIBERTE (1:54.84)
    5, Jill FOLEY, Laura MICCICHE, Carly SURETTE, Hayey GROSSMAN (2:02.05)
    NF, Amanda GUY, Colleen QUINN, Christina PHILLIPS, Kendell DUNPHY (2:03.95)