Swimming and Diving Defeats Monmouth University 151-116

Nicole Tingley takes four 1st place finishes
Nicole Tingley takes four 1st place finishes

The Sacred Heart University Swimming and Diving team defeated Monmouth University with a final score of 151-116. First year Nicole Tingley was unbeaten on the day, winning both the 100 and 200 freestyles, and the 200 individual medley. Junior Lauren Somers claimed three more wins for the Pioneers while setting a new McCann Natatorium pool record in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.10. 

The relay team of Taylor Eck, Somers, Emily Peter, and Grace Bergstrom touched 1st with a time of 4:05.91 in the 400-yard medley relay. Margaret Flaherty and Nicole Sauve followed up with a one-two finish respectively in the 1000-yard freestyle.

Senior Jessica Poole posted a 2:34.47 to win the 200-yard breaststroke while teaming up with junior Julia Pusateri to win the 100-yard breaststroke. Junior Nikole Rudis put up another win in the 200-butterfly with a time of 2:16.70. Sophomore Emily Peter and diver Molly Martin also added to the Pioneer victory with 1st place finishes. 

The women's swimming and diving team will close out their dual meet season at home versus St. Francis Brooklyn Saturday, Feb. 2nd at 12:30pm. 

 

Strokes:

Taylor Eck

  • 2nd-100 Backstroke 1:01.90
  • 3rd - 100 Butterfly 1:01.16

Julia Pusateri

  • 1st- 100 Breaststroke 1:10.50
  • 2nd-200 Breaststroke 2:37.35

Jessica Poole

  •  2nd- 100 Breaststroke 1:10.84
  •  1st- 200 Breaststroke 2:34.47 

Nikole Rudis

  •  1st- 200 Butterfly 2:16.70

Fiona Maxwell

  • 3rd -200 Butterfly 2:21.99

Kim Hylan

  • 2nd -200 Backstroke 2:14.09

Emily Peter

  • 1st -100 Butterfly 58.80

Nicole Tingley

  • 1st- 200 Individual Medley 2:17.36

 

Freestyles:

Nicole Tingley

  • 1st- 200 Free 2:01.27
  • 1st100 Free 55.37

Grace Bergstrom

  • 2nd- 100 Free 55.98

Shanna Haddow        

  • 3rd- 200 Free 2:04.92

Lauren Somers        

  • 1st- 50 Free 24.10

Emily Peter              

  • 3rd- 50 Free 25.54

 

Freestyles Distance 500 & 1000

Margaret Flaherty  

  •  1st- 1000 Free 10:51.12

Nicole Sauve          

  • 2nd- 1000 Free 11:14.46
  • 2nd- 500 Free 5:30.59

Shanna Haddow        

  • 3rd- 500 Free 5:30.84

 

Diving: 

Molly Martin  

  • 1st- 1-meter diving (6 Dives)
  • 1st- 1-meter diving (5 Dives)

 

Relays: 

  • 400 Medley Relay 1stplace (Eck, Somers, Peter, Bergstrom) 4:05.91
  • 200 Freestyle Relay 1st place (Bergstrom, Peter, Tingley, Somers) 1:41.00