Jaspers Complete Day One of MAAC Championships
Day 1 Results
Day 2 Heat Sheets
BUFFALO, NY – The Manhattan College men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams began action at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) LifeStorage Swimming & Diving Championships on Wednesday. After the first day of competition at the West Herr Natatorium, the Jasper men and women both sat in eighth place.
Wednesday’s schedule only featured a pair of relays for both the men and women, as well as men’s 1-meter diving. In the diving competition, Dylan Cooney (Port Jervis, NY) and Matthew Broadmeadow (Seekonk, MA) earned Manhattan’s best finishes since the program’s reinstatement in 2008-09. Cooney finished 11th with 163.80 points, while Broadmeadow placed 13th with 123.05 points. The Jasper men also grabbed seventh place in the 200 yard medley relay and eighth in the 800 yard freestyle relay.
Meanwhile, the quartet of Kathryn Voitik (Moscow, PA), Kali Nembach (Lynbrook, NY), Carolyn Crocker (Broad Channel, NY) and Abie DeLisio (Woodstock, NY) set a school record in the women’s 800 freestyle relay. They took seventh in 8:04.72. Manhattan was ninth in the women’s 200 medley relay, with Megan Pagano (Lagrangeville, NY), Klaudia Nagrabska (Belmont, MA), Alexandra Hutzler (Miller Place, NY) and Morgan Fountain (Cheshire, CT) notching a season-best time of 1:51.72.
Manhattan’s men currently have 56 points, just two behind Saint Peter’s and only four behind sixth-place Iona. The women’s team collected 42 points in the opening two relays.
In addition, the MAAC All-Academic Teams were announced. Only those student-athletes who’ve completed two semesters at their institution and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher are eligible for academic honors. Nine men—Evan Battisti (East Meadow, NY), Dan Dixon (Brookfield, CT), Tom Fitzgerald (Brooklyn, NY), Tameryn Huffman (Albuquerque, NM), Rich Llewellyn (East Islip, NY), Tyler McCloskey (Orangeburg, NY), Mitchell Rifkind (New Paltz, NY), Brandon Shields (Stony Point, NY) and Patrick Simonson (Metuchen, NJ) were recognized for their work in the classroom along with five women—Hutzler, Pagano, Patricia Colton (Washingtonville, NY), Audrey Corcoran (West Boylston, MA) and Cassandra Rubino (Thiells, NY).Individual swimming events get underway on Thursday, with preliminaries set for 10 a.m. and the evening finals beginning at 6 p.m.