UNCW Swimming & Diving Notebook

Last week's team results:

  • Men: Virginia Tech, L 232-68; Florida State L 234-64; Duke L 196-104
  • Women: Virginia Tech, 243-57; Florida State, 246-54; Duke, 205-93

Next Meet:

  • Men: 11/3-4 at Delaware with William & Mary
  • Women: 11/3-4 at Delaware with William & Mary and James Madison

Men's Swimming Nominee:

Name:  Gabe Thran
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dalton, Pa.
High School: Abbington Heights

Nominee's Finish(es)/Time(s): 200 Free, 7th, 1:42.70; 100 Free, 10th, 47.11; 400 Relay, 2nd, 3:04.90

Women's Swimming Nominee:

Name:  Carly Tanner
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manassass, Va.
High School: Osbourn Park

Nominee's Finish(es)/Time(s): 100 Breast, 3rd, 1:05.02; 50 Free, 8th, 24.43; 100 Free, 12th, 54.36; 400 Relay, 6th, 3:39.04

Team Notes:

Both UNCW squads were swept by ACC foes on Saturday at Duke ... Senior Carly Tanner posted UNCW's top individual finish on the afternoon, taking third in the 100 Breast (1:05.22) ... UNCW best finish in the meet was turned in by the men's 400 Relay of C.J. Fiala, Joe Gallene, Gabe Thran and Michael Williams, the relay took second with a time of 3:04.90 ... Sophomore Valtteri Halonen finished fifth in both the 100 and 200 Backstroke events ... The Seahawk men saw their modest two-meet winning streak halted and dropped to 2-4 on the season while the women remained winless at 0-7.

Conference Individual Top Times:

Name                                    Event                                    Time                    NCAA Top 50

Carly Tanner           100 Freestyle         52.08         ---

Carly Tanner           100 Breast stroke     1:04.48       ---

Stephen Conrad         100 Fly               49.78         48th

Next Opponents:

Nov. 3-4, CAA Pod Meet at Delaware

Delaware: Men (1-1), Women (2-0) ... The Blue Hens had their meet at Old Dominion postponed last weekend as Hurricane Sandy started her trek up the East coast ... Paul Gallagher and Ryan Roberts have posted the top times in the conference in the 100 Free and 200 Back, respectively.

William & Mary: Men (2-0), Women (1-2) ... The Tribe men topped Towson in the season opener and followed that with a win over Mary Washington ... The women dropped meets to Towson and Richmond and own a win over Mary Washington ... Andrew Strait has the CAA's top times in the 100 and 200 Breast and the 200 IM ... Benjamin Ward owns the top mark in the 50 Free while William Manion is tops in the 100 Back.

James Madison: Women (2-2) ... The Dukes are the reigning CAA Champions ... JMU swept Rider and UMBC to open the season, but were topped by Villanova and West Virginia last weekend ... Jacqueline Crawford (100 Back), Sin Hye Won (200 Breast) and Kelsey Holmgaard (200 IM) have posted the top times in the conference.