Pirates Fall To Virgina Tech In Dual Meet Action
Jan. 15, 2006
GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina men and women's swimming and diving teams each dropped their meets Sunday afternoon to Virginia Tech in dual meet action in Minges Aquatic Center.
The women's team, who fell 125.5-116.5, was led by junior sprinter Rebecca Perry who set a pool and varsity record in the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:50.49 finishing almost three full seconds ahead of Virginia Tech's Sara Smith. Perry, along with Adrienne Williams, Amanda Duncan and Kate Gordon, was also part of the 200-free relay, which set a pool record with a time of 1:36.35.
Sophomore distance swimmer Megan Pulaski captured the 1000-freestyle with a pool record time of 10:18.40 finishing 13 seconds a head of the Hokies Stephanie Jones. She also edged out Beth Byrum of Virginia Tech for the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:03.23.
The Hokies were to much on the men's side as they defeated ECU 144-96. The 200-yard medley team of Greg Neville, Charlie McCanless, Chris Lubenau and Bryan Yasinsac finished second with a time of 1:35.25.
Neville finished third in the 200-freestyle and claimed event honors in the 100-backstroke with a time of 51.12.
In other men's swimming action, Andrew Phelps finished fourth in the 1000-freestyle while claiming first in the 500-freestyle, Yasinsac (21.90) placed second in the 50-freestyle and Lubenau was second in the 100-butterfly (50.22).
Both the men and women's teams will be back in action Saturday, Jan. 21 when they travel to Baltimore, Md. to face UMBC.