Swim sweep for Uofs

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Sopho­more Lau­ren Byrne posted two in­di­vid­ual and one re­lay win Sun­day to lead the Univer­sity of Scran­ton women’s swim­ming team to a 180-79 win over El­iz­a­beth­town Col­lege at the By­ron Cen­ter pool Sun­day.

Byrne won the 100-yard breast­stroke and the 400yard in­di­vid­ual med­ley. She also was a mem­ber of the vic­to­ri­ous 200-yard med­ley re­lay team.

For El­iz­a­beth­town, ju­nior and Wal­len­pau­pack grad­u­ate Sadie Hawkins placed sec­ond in the 200-yard but­ter­fly and third in the 100yard but­ter­fly. Sopho­more and Elk Lake grad­u­ate Mi­randa Decker was fifth in the 500-yard freestyle.

■ Evan Mor­gan and John Fim­mano each had two in­di­vid­ual wins as the Univer­sity of Scran­ton men’s swim­ming team beat El­iz­a­beth­town, 160-100, at the By­ron Cen­ter pool.

Mor­gan, a fresh­man, won the 100-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle. Fim­mano, a sopho­more, touched first in the 200-yard but­ter­fly and 400-yard in­di­vid­ual med­ley.

For­mer Elk Lake swim­mer Austin Do­l­away, a sopho­more at El­iz­a­beth­town, won the 1,000-yard freestyle and took sec­ond in the 500-yard freestyle.

Wrestling

At Col­legeville on Satur­day, se­niors Kevin Merle and Dan D’agos­tini won in­di­vid­ual cham­pi­onships to high­t­light the Univer­sity of Scran­ton’s third-place fin­ish at the Ursi­nus Col­lege Will Abele In­vi­ta­tional.

Merle went 4-0 with one pin to take the 165-pound ti­tle, while D’agos­tini had two pins, a ma­jor de­ci­sion and a tech­ni­cal fall to cap­ture the 197-pound crown.

Sopho­more and Scran­ton High grad­u­ate Ai­dan Mc­nally fin­ished run­ner-up at 174 pounds. He reached the fi­nal with a pin, a tech­ni­cal fall and a de­ci­sion be­fore los­ing to Con­nor Craig of Wheel­ing Je­suit by tech­ni­cal fall.

Ju­niors T.J. Con­lon (157), Kee­gan Con­nelly (285) and fresh­man Justin Weimer (174) each had third-place fin­ishes in their re­spec­tive weight classes for the Roy­als.

Scran­ton to­taled 75 points in the 12-team event. Wheel­ing Je­suit won with 125.5 points and Suny-oneonta was sec­ond with 97.5 points. Con­tact the writer: [email protected]­rock.com; 570-348-9125; @sport­stt on Twit­ter

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