December 5, 2010

Stevens IT Claims ECAC Swimming and Diving Season Warm-Up Championship

 

SWIMMING RESULTS

Complete Results

DIVING RESULTS

Overall Diving RESULTS

Men's 1 Meter Dive Sheets   Women's 1 Meter Dive Sheets

Men's 3 Meter Dive Sheets   Women's 3 Meter Dive Sheets

 

East Meadow, New York - December 5, 2010 - The 2010 ECAC Swimming and Diving Season Warm Up Championships at Nassau County Aquatics Center concluded today following four sessions of competition over three days.  More than 450 swimmers from 17 ECAC institutions competed in the championship, which featured 40 events and 28 new ECAC meet records. 

In the men’s swimming and diving competition, Stevens Institute of Technology claimed the overall team title with a score of 2,003.50.  SUNY Geneseo finished second in the men’s competition with a score of 1,212, followed by Keene State in third  with a score of 1,108.50.  In an extremely competitive meet, the women of Stony Brook University took the overall team title in the women’s swimming and diving competition, posting a score of 1,592.50. Stevens IT posted a score of 1,592 to finish as runner-up, and SUNY Geneseo took third with a score of 1,470. 

Several competitors and coaches were recognized by the ECAC for their outstanding performances over the weekend.  In the diving competition, Nicholas Halbach of United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) was named Men’s Diver of the Meet.  Halbach finished first overall in the men’s one meter and three meter diving competitions, breaking meet records with scores of 519.10 (3M) and 527.15 (1M). USMMA coach Kevin Ryan was named Men’s Diving Coach of the Meet.

Cassie Brown of SUNY Geneseo finished first in the women’s one meter competition and second in the three meter competition on her way to taking home the Women’s Diver of the Meet award.  Brown posted scores of 356.25 (1M) and 334.85 (3M). Serra Czapla of Stony Brook University finished first overall in the three meter competition with a score of 347.80.  Their coaches, Shawn Austin of SUNY Geneseo and Brian Yodice of Stony Brook University, were named Women’s Diving Co-Coaches of the Meet.

In the Men’s Swimming competition Stevens Institute of Technology‘s John Hu was named Men’s Swimmer of the Meet.  Hu finished first overall in four individual events, including ECAC meet records in the 200 Butterfly, 200 IM and 400 IM.  Hu also won the 200 Breastroke and contributed 128 points for his team.   Trevor Miele of Steven’s IT was named the Men’s Swimming Coach of the Meet.

Michelle Rodriguez from SUNY Geneseo was named the Women’s Swimmer of the Meet after her strong performances in the 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle.  Rodriguez set new ECAC meet records in all three events and contributed 96 points to her team score.  Stevens IT’s Trevor Miele matched his men’s award by being named the Women’s Swimming Coach of the Meet as well.  

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

ECAC Men's Swimmer of the Meet

John Hu -Stevens IT 


John Hu of Stevens accepts the Swimmer of the Meet

Award from the ECAC's Ben Layton

 

ECAC Women's Swimmer of the Meet

Michelle Rodriguez - SUNY Geneseo 


SUNY Geneseo recieves the Swimmer of the Meet

award from the ECAC's BEn Layton

 

ECAC Men's and Women's Swim Coach of the Meet

Trevor Miele - Stevens IT 


Trevor Miele is awarded both the Men's and Women's

Swim Coach of the Meet Award

 

ECAC Men’s Diving Coach of the Meet

Kevin Ryan - United States Merchant Marine Academy

ECAC Men's Diver of the Meet

Nick Halbach - United States Merchant Marine Academy

Men's Diving Coach Kevin Ryan and Diver of the Meet

Nick Halbach are presented their awards by the ECAC's

Ben Layton

 

ECAC Women’s Diving Co-Coaches of the Meet

Shawn Austin – SUNY Geneseo

Brian Yodice – Stony Brook University

Women's Diving Coaches of the Meet Brian Yodice and

Shawn Austin are presented their awards by the ECAC's

Ben Layton

 

ECAC Women’s Diver of the Meet

Cassie Brown – SUNY Geneseo

Cassie Brown poses with coach Shawn Austin after

receiving the ECAC Diver of the Meet Award

 

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT

The 2010 ECAC Season Warm-Up Open Swimming and Diving Championships will take place at Nassau County Aquatics Center in East Meadow, New York this weekend.  Teams from 17 ECAC institutions will compete in 40 swimming and diving events over three days.     

Competition will begin Friday, December 3, with the first session starting at 6:00 p.m.  Session two will take place on Saturday, December 4, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by session three beginning at 6:00 p.m.  The fourth and final session will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 5. 

Meet information, including order of events, timeline, and psych sheets, are available below.

Order of Events

Psych Sheets

Tentative Timeline

 

The following institutions will be competing this weekend:

Adelphi University

Baruch College

College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of Staten Island

Hunter College

Keene State College

Manhattan College

Mount Saint Mary College

Post University

Stevens Institute of Technology

Stony Brook University

SUNY College at Old Westbury

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY New Paltz

SUNY Oneonta

UMass Dartmouth

United States Merchant Marine Academy