CUA competes against Marymount and Washington & Lee

CUA competes against Marymount and Washington & Lee

ARLINGTON, Va. – CUA traveled to Marymount on Saturday to compete against the Saints and Washington & Lee.  The men went 1-1 in the two meets, while the women finished up 0-2.  Abby Trozenski, Luke Granelli, Evan Hundley, Jakub Deptula, and the men’s 200 freestyle relay team were all winners for the Cardinals

The women fell to Marymount by a score of 133-128, and the Cardinals were also upended by Washington & Lee, 158-100.

Abby Trozenski took first in the 400 IM, with a time of 5:20.46, and Katherine Kelly took second in the same event, finishing in 5:23.32.

Gabrielle Giambagno placed second in the 1000 freestyle, finishing in a time of 11:22.86, while Chelsea Hewitt (1:16.42) and Ali Taylor (1:16.56) finished two-three in the 100 breaststroke. 

Taylor (2:49.19) and Laura Keehn (2:52.68) placed two-three in the 200 breastroke.

Chelsea Doyle, Ashley Wilson, Kristen Gunn and Nicole DiGiacinto teamed up to place second in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:48.67, with Andrea Durbin, Aubree Guidon, Gabrielle Giambagno and Joanna Ladas taking third in 1:50.87.

The men defeated Marymount handily, by a count of 186-58, but Washington & Lee got the best of the Cardinals, earning a 134-112 win.

In the individual events, Luke Granelli won the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:22.67 and Evan Hundley took first in the 500 free, touching in 5:14.82.

Jakub Deptula (59.99) raced his way to a first place finish in the 100 butterfly, and Andrew Ceacatura finished second in 1:05.12.

Justin Kenyon placed second in the 1000 free, posting a time of 10:25.55, while Zack Hutton did the same in the 200 free, with a time of 1:59.72.

Chris Ryan (25.83) and Ceacatura (26.89) finished two-three in the 50 free, and Bernard Abbot placed second in the 200 backstroke (2:14.84).

Stephen Gill, Calzeb Capozella, Chris LeDonne and Dominic Grillo took the top spot in the 200 freestyle relay (1:31.46), while in the 200 yard medley relay, Capozella, Granelli, Grillo and Brendan Reilly raced to a second-place finish in 1:41.74.

CUA remains on the road next weekend when the Cardinals head to Randolph-Macon on January 28. Action gets underway beginning at 1 p.m.