Swimming and diving bested by Massachusetts

Daniel Wenzel

Oct. 31, 2011

Amherst, Mass. - The Stony Brook swimming and diving teams fell in a dual-meet against Massachusetts on Saturday, dropping a 184-105 decision on the men's side and a 181-117 result on the women's side.

Stony Brook compiled three first-place finishes on the day with junior Julie Policht (Toronto, Ontario) touching first in the 200 fly (2:09.97), senior Stephanie Gross (Fairport, N.Y.) beating the pack in the women's 100 free and senior Sean Conway (Oakdale, N.Y.) taking top honors in the men's 100 free.

Senior Taylor Crosby (Port Monmouth, N.J.) and junior Andjelija Sreckovic (Jagodina, Serbia) each earned a pair of second-place finishes as well. Crosby took second in the 100 breast (1:10.00) and 200 breast (2:26.00), while Sreckovic placed second in the 200 free (1:58.89) and 500 free (5:18.17).

In addition to winning the men's 100 free, Conway added a second-place standing in the 200 free with a mark of 1:46.68. Senior Ed McIntyre (Laurel, N.Y.) finished second behind Conway in the 100 free and tacked on a second-place effort in the 50 free as well.

In the diving competition, Stony Brook continued its early-season success with four second-place finishes. Freshman Kyle Gannon (North Babylon, N.Y.) posted a score of 202.72 on the one-meter board and a mark of 195.60 on the three-meter board. On the women's side, sophomore Serra Czapla (Glastonbury, Conn.) registered a 210.13 on the one-meter board and junior Jodie Darnell (Rocklin, Calif.) turned in a 221.85 on the three-meter platform.



Stony Brook returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 5 for a tri-meet against Maine and Boston University in Boston, Mass.