CUA earns second straight sweep after downing Drew

CUA earns second straight sweep after downing Drew

WASHINGTON – CUA swept its second straight meet on Saturday, downing the Drew Rangers inside the DuFour Center.  The Cardinal men earned a 122-93 victory and the women came out on top of a 127-106 decision.

In men’s action, Paul McGee, Luke Granelli, Jakub Deptula and Dominic Grillo won the 400 medley relay in 3:59.01

Evan Hundley won the 1000 free in a time of 11:03.75, Stephen Gill won the 100 backstroke (1:00.73) and Granelli touched first in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.12).

Caleb Capozella (1:50.29), Brendan Place (1:56.94) and Josh Cutter (1:57.70) took the top three spots in the 200 free, while Chris LeDonne (2:11.81) and Deptula (2:14.99) finished one-two in the 200 butterfly.

Grillo (21.99) and Brendan Reilly (23.87) finished in the top two spots in the 50 free, and Steve Henderson took first in the 100 free (53.16).  Justin Kenyon (2:11.59) and McGee (2:17.83) also went one-two, in the 200 backstroke, for the CUA men.

On the women’s side, Nicole DiGiancinto, Katherine Kelly, Aubree Guidon and Rose Buckley won the 400 medley relay in a time of 4:29.09.  Joanna Ladas, Laura Keehn, Abby Trozenski and Rachel Berry placed second and Kristen Gunn, Ali Taylor, Gabby Giambagno and Ashley Wilson were third.

Individually, Giambagno took first in the 1000 free with a time of 11:43.10 and Berry won the 200 butterfly (2:20.36).

Gunn won the 100 backstroke in 1:05.56 with Ladas placing second (1:05.69), and Julia Wisler took first in the 200 backstroke (2:22.19).

In the 100 breaststroke, Keehn was first (1:16.93), followed by Taylor (1:16.98) and Chelsea Hewitt (1:17.73).  Hewitt also won the 200 breastroke (2:44.74) with Kelly (2:46.19) coming in second.

CUA will now be off for two weeks before getting back in the pool on Friday, December 2 against Howard.  Action from inside the DuFour Center gets underway at 6 p.m.