JCU continues to roll with commanding win

February 3rd, 2016


Earning a 157-48 victory in the meet against  Wilmington College, the John Carroll  University women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up a 7-2 regular season that included a seven meet winning streak.


Victories started early for the Blue Streaks in the 200 Medley Relay. The team of senior Lindsey Fano, junior Amanda Casamatta and sophomores Anne Crowley and Carly Adams finished at 2:05.71 to lead off the afternoon with the team’s first win.


Casamatta and Adams would also go on to add individual victories later in the meet. Casamatta would win the 200 Free at 2:18.55, while Adams was victorious in the 200 IM.


A 1-2-3 sweep in the 800 Free was led by sophomore Alex Iosue, who finished at 10:16.21. Sophomore Emma Connell finished second and freshman Kendall Rudie grabbed the third place finish to wrap up the top three spots for the Blue Streaks.


Connell would also add a victory in the 100 Back.


The Blue and Gold would continue the dominance throughout the rest of the afternoon, with the 50 Free event being the one exception. JCU earned victories with freshman Sophie Kocheff in the 100 Fly, sophomore Teresa Prinster in the 100 Free, senior Jane Verdi in the 400 Free and freshman Jessica Morrow in the 100 Breast.


Fano, senior Ann Murphy, sophomore Sam Needham, and freshman McKenzie Stine finished the afternoon with a victory in the 400 Free Relay to complete the lopsided victory for the Blue Streaks.


With the 157-48 victory over Wilmington, JCU will carry a seven meet win streak into the OAC Championships, which being on Thursday, Feb. 18 in Akron, Ohio and continue through Saturday, Feb. 20.