Maxwell Sets Pool Record In Dual Action At Assumption

Jessica Poole won the 200 breaststroke at Assumption
Jessica Poole won the 200 breaststroke at Assumption

The Sacred Heart University swimming and diving team fell 165-98 at Assumption College Saturday evening.  The loss drops the Pioneers to 4-5 in dual meet action, while the Greyhounds improve to 4-0.

Fiona Maxwell highlighted the Pioneers evening with a pool record swim in the 100-butterfly, touching at 1:00.03. Maxwell also won the 200-butterfly, accounting for two of five Pioneer wins on the day.

The Pioneers return to the pool at the ECAC Winter Championship, December 1-3 at Nassau County Aquatics Center in East Meadow, N.Y. The facility is the host of the 2018 Northeast Conference Championship, February 21-24.

Strokes

  • Maxwell's win in the 100-fly was a season-best time
  • Maxwell also won the 200-butterfly, touching at 2:13.62, with Nikole Rudis third
  • Anna Brown gave SHU its second-win of the day with a swim of 1:01.65 in the 100-backstroke
  • Jessica Poole took the win in the 200-breaststroke, touching at 2:31.61 and was second in the 400 IM at 4:55.81
  • Jessica Poole closed in the back half of the 100-breaststroke, coming up just shy, to place second at 1:09.92
  • Sarah Hensal finished third in the 400 IM, at 5:00.19

Sprints

  • Kim Hylan picked up the win in the 200-freestyle, with a swim of 1:59.11, taking the lead on the third 50 after being in third place at the midway point
  • Hylan was second in the 50-freestyle, with a final time of 25.78
  • Flaherty earned a third-place finish in the 100-freestyle, with a 55.83

Distance

  • Flaherty posted a second-place finish in the 1,650-freestyle, touching at 18:01.86, with Nicole Sauve placing third
  • Lauren Spencer gave SHU a third-place finish in the 500-freestyle, finishing at 5:27.86

Relay's

  • Brown, Poole, Maxwell and Victoria Catizone opened the meet with a second-place finish in the 200-medley relay, touching at 1:54.09
  • The Pioneer squad of Flaherty, Hylan, Catizone and Brown placed second in the 200-freestyle relay to conclude the meet, touching at 1:43.58