NEWARK, Delaware -
Led by Joe Gallene, UNCW totaled four event wins on the men's side and Hannah
Stephenson posted a win for the Seahawk women on the opening day of the Colonial
Athletic Association Pod Meet, hosted by Delaware, at the Rawstrom Natatorium.
Gallene gave the Seahawks a lift with a win in the 50
Freestyle and swimming the anchor leg of both the 200 Freestyle and 200 Medley
In the 50 Free, the Seahawks dominated with sophomore C.J.
Fiala and senior Michael Williams taking second and third, respectively, behind
Gallene, who entered the meet with the third fastest time in the event in the
Fiala also swam on the winning 200 Free and 200 Medley
Senior Stephen Conrad won the 100 Butterfly with a time of
49.51, besting his previous CAA-leading time of 49.78.
Stephenson, a sophomore, won the 100 Backstroke with a time
Adding second-place finishes for the Seahawk women were
senior Carly Tanner (50 Free) and impressive freshman Jenson Engen in the 100
In Diving, sophomore Chase Seymour fashioned UNCW's top
finish of the day, taking third in the 3-meters with a score of 253.20.