MEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONS

13th Straight Win for the Rider Men

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: October 22, 2016
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Triple winner Justin Carey
Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)

College Swimming and Diving
Men: Rider University 157, Lehigh University 127
Women: Lehigh University 221, Rider University 75

BETHLEHEM, PA—The Rider University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed at Lehigh University on Saturday afternoon with the Bronc men posting their 13th dual meet win in a row.

The Mountain Hawks were victorious on the women’s side.

For the Rider men, freshman Justin Carey (Landenberg, PA/Avon Grove) was a triple-winner, emerging victorious in the 100 back (49.47), 200 back (1:49.78) and 100 fly (49.55).  Carey was honored this past Wednesday as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Male Swimmer of the Week. With his performance in the 100 back, Carey set a new Jacob's Pool record at Lehigh and set the 36th fastest time in all of Division I per collegeswimming.com.

For the Rider women, sophomore Breanne Hatter (Lincroft/Middletown HS South) won the one-meter (246.29) and the three-meter dive (247.41).

Also for the Bronc men junior Zack Molloy (Toms River/Toms Rivers HS North) won the 100 free (45.26) and 200 free (1:39.34), senior Zach Mabin (Hamilton/Steinert) won the 100 breast (59.79) and 200 breast (2:10.62), freshman Cole May (Columbia, MD/Oakland Mills) won the 200 fly (1:54.58) and sophomore Lucas Musselman (Timonium, MD/Loyola Blakesfield) won the 200 IM (1:55.32).

Like Carey, Molloy also set a Jacob's Pool record, this time for his 200 free showing. Collegeswimming.com ranked it as the 39th fastest time in Division I this week.

Also for the Bronc women, Julianna Runk was second in the 100 breast (1:09.92) and Meg Tomayko was second on both the one-meter (234.67) and three-meter dives (237.59).

The men’s 200 medley relay of Carey, Mabin, Z. Molloy and senior Matthan-Matthew Martir (Severn, MD/Old Mill) won with a time of 1:33.35.

Both the Rider men’s and women’s teams travel to Marist College for a MAAC dual meet on October 29.

-RU-

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