ECU Concludes Regular Season With Wins
GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina swimming and diving teams closed out the regular season with wins over William & Mary in front of a full house at Minges Natatorium Saturday afternoon. ECU's men claimed a 175-104 victory while the women captured a 159.5-131.5 triumph.With the victory, the men's team finished their dual meet season with a record of 6-3 to mark their 27th consecutive non-losing season. The ladies posted a final record of 9-3.
The Pirate divers swept today's meet as sophomore Meghan Coyne won the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards while breaking the pool record in 1-meter. Her scores were 272.78 and 260.50, respectively. Coming in second on both boards was freshman Kirstie Russell with scores of 246.90 in the 1-meter and 253.50 in the 3-meter. Rounding out the women's team was freshman Chloe McCall, who placed third on the 1-meter board with a score of 151.65.
On the men's side, freshman Tyler Dunsmore won both the 1 and 3-meter boards with scores of 282.38 and 285.68, respectively.
Stoker captured first place in the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly. With a time of 1:34.62, Stoker along with Roman Sandler, Travis Stauder and Jason Guzewich earned the top spot in the 200-yard medley relay.
Bobsin clinched the 50-free and the 100-free. He joined Andrew Johnson, Chris Borysewicz and Rhett Saylors to finish third in the 200-yard medley relay.
The men also swept the top three spots in the 500-free.
Sophomore Natalia Favoreto made a strong showing for the women, wining the 200-yard breaststoke and teaming up with Kelsey Brosi, Jenna Stewart and Holly Berenotto to claim the 400-free relay. Favereto also took second in the 100-yard breaststroke.
The ECU women claimed the top three places in the 200-free and the 100-yard breaststroke. The 200-free was led by Brosi (1:52.40) followed by Rachel Blue (1:54.21) and Berenotto (1:55.36). Favoreto (1:04.96) took the 100-yard breaststroke, Stephanie Harper came in second (1:05.45) and Elizabeth Oliver in third (1:07.80).
The Pirates will head to Houston, Texas for the Conference USA Championships, Feb. 24-27.