November 15, 2009

Freshman dominate for Hounds at UMass Dartmouth Invitational

    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. ---  Freshman JENNIFER RYAN (Weston, FL/Saint THomas Aquinas) finished second in four events, set career highs in three and established team records in two leading Assumption College at the University of Massachusetts Invitational here SATURDAY at the Tripp Athletic Center pool. The meet was a non-team scoring event.
    Ryan set records in the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.02) and the 100-yard freestyle (57.15) and also had a career-best in the 200-yard freestyle (2:02.70).  She also finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:15.44).
    Fellow freshman KAITLIN OWEN (Bridgewater, MA/Coyle Cassidy) won the 1,650-yard freestyle (19:29.35) in a team-record, career-best time and also had career-best times in the 50-yard backstroke (32.61), 100-yard butterfly (1:08.08), 100-yard backstroke (1:08.53) and the 50-yard buttefly (30.39).
    Another freshman, AMANDA GUY (Lakeville, MA/Apponequet), won the 50-yard freestyle (26.50) in a career-best time and swam the lead in the winning 400-yard freestyle relay (3:454.23) with Owen, sophomore JILL CAPADANNO (Dracut, MA/Dracut) and Ryan.  Guy also had a career-best with a fourth in the 200-yard freestyle and finished second in the 500-yard freestyle (5:35.80)
    Freshman DANIELLE BESSETTE (Cumberland, RI/Bishop Feehan) had a career-best and team-record in the 50-yard breaststroke (34.39) with a second-place finish.
    The Greyhounds are next in action WEDNESDAY at the University of New England at 7 p.m.

Seniors
    LAURA MICCICHE
(Sr., Framingham, MA/Framingham):  4, 1,650 yard freestyle (21:06.11);  9, 100-yard butterfly (1:18.45);  6, 500-yard freestyle (6:06.62)
    SHANNON MURTAGH (Sr., Cranston, RI/Cranston):  16, 50-yard freestyle (28.47)
    CHRISTINA PHILLIPS (Sr., Holbrook, MA/Fontbonne Academy):  10. 50-yard breaststroke (43.13);  29, 50-yard freestyle (31.17) (CAREER BEST);  18, 100-yard freestyle (1:10.94)
    COLLEEN QUINN (Sr., Alameda, CA/North Reading, MA):  19, 200 yard freestyle (2:41.33);  31, 50-yard freestyle (34.37);  23, 100-yard freestyle (1:15.87) 

Juniors
    JILL FOLEY
(Jr., Northampton, MA/Northampton):  7, 100-yard butterfly (1:11.07);  9, 50-yard butterfly (32.31)
    JESSICA WOLTER (Jr., Stonington, CT/Stonington):  6, 100-yard butterfly (1:10.23);  10, 100-yard freestyle (1:03.57);  7, 50-yard butterfly (31.80);  7, 100-yard individual medley (1:14.63)

Sophomores
    JILL CAPADANNO
(So., Dracut, MA/Dracut):  5, 200-yard freestyle (2:07.13);  4, 50-yard freestyle (26.86) (CAREER BEST);  3, 500-yard freestyle (5:44.52)
    KENDELL DUNPHY (So., Wareham, MA/Wareham):  17, 200-yard freestyle (2:28.58);  11. 50-yard breaststroke (43.58) (CAREER BEST);  16, 100-yard freestyle (1:09.80);  10, 500-yard freestyle (6:30.82)

Freshmen
    DANIELLE BESSETTE
(Fr., Cumberland, RI/Bishop Feehan):  2. 50 yard breaststroke (34.39) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD);  10, 50-yard freestyle (27.81);  3, 100-yard breaststroke (1:17.82)
    CAROLINA CORREA (Fr., Pawtucket, RI/Charles Shea):  2, 50-yard backstroke (31.28);  21, 50-yard freestyle (28.78) (CAREER BEST);  4, 100 yard backstroke (1:08.74) (CAREER BEST);  5, 100-yard individual medley (1:12.31) (CAREER BEST)
    HAYLEY GROSSMAN (Fr., Barrington, RI/Barrington):  28, 50-yard freestyle (31.15);  13, 100-yard freestyle (1:06.98) (CAREER BEST)
    AMANDA GUY (Fr., Lakeville, MA/Apponequet):  4, 200-yard freestyle (2:05.20) (CAREER BEST);  1, 50-yard freestyle (26.50) (CAREER BEST);  4, 100-yard freestyle (59.21);  2, 500-yard freestyle (5:35.80)
    KATIE JANKOWSKI (Fr., Walpole, MA/Walpole):  7, 200-yard freestyle (2:12.12);  11, 50-yard freestyle (27.98);  7, 100-yard freestyle (1:01.46);  5, 50-yard butterfly (30.54)
    KASEY LA LIBERTE (Fr., Pawtucket, RI/Bishop Feehan):  3. 50 yard breaststroke (36.92);  15, 50-yard freestyle (28.45) (CAREER BEST);  6, 100-yard breaststroke (1:21.06) 
    KERI LA MONTAGNE (Fr., Manchester, NH/Trinity):  8. 50-yard breaststroke (39.52);  22, 50-yard freestyle (28.98) (CAREER BEST);  11, 100-yard breaststroke (1:24.81)  
    KAITLIN OWEN (Fr., Bridgewater, MA/Coyle Cassidy):  1, 1,650 yard freestyle (19:29.35) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD);  4, 50-yard backstroke (32.61) (CAREER BEST);  5, 100-yard butterfly (1:08.08) (CAREER BEST);  3, 100-yard backstroke (1:08.53) (CAREER BEST);  3, 50 yard butterfly (30.39) (CAREER BEST)
    JENNIFER RYAN (Fr., Weston, FL/Saint Thomas Aquinas):  2, 200 yard freestyle (2:02.70) (CAREER BEST);  2, 100-yard butterfly (1:03.02) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD);  2, 100-yard freestyle (57.15) (CAREER BEST) (TEAM RECORD);  2, 100-yard breaststroke (1:15.44)
    CARLY SURETTE (Fr., Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford):  16, 200-yard freestyle (2:28.02);  15, 50-yard freestyle (31.04);  17, 100-yard freestyle (1:10.63)

Relays
    200-yard medley

    3, Amanda GUY, Jennifer RYAN, Kaitlin OWEN, Jill CAPADANNO (2:02.51)
    5, Carolina CORREA, Danielle BESSETTE, Jessica WOLTER, Kasey LA LIBERTE (2:05.71)
    10, Katie JANKOWSKI, Keri LA MONTAGNE, Jill FOLEY, Shannon MURTAGH (2:13.52)

    400-yard freestyle
    1, Amanda GUY, Kaitlin OWEN, Jill CAPADANNO, Jen RYAN (3:54.23)
    6, Danielle BESSETTE, Katie JANKOWSKI, Jess WOLTER, Shannon MURTAGH (4:16.57)
    9, Kasey LA LIBERTE, Laura MICCICHE, Jill FOLEY, Keri LAMONTAGNE (4:20.08)
    11, Carolina CORREA, Christina PHILLIPS, Hayley GROSSMAN, Carly SURETTE (4:37.90)