Swim sweep for Uofs
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.
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