Swimming and Diving Heads to Green Bay

Junior Mike Reed
Junior Mike Reed

Jan. 10, 2014

CHICAGO –The UIC men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams head to Green Bay on Saturday for a dual meet with the Phoenix. Competition is set to get underway at 1 p.m. (CT) at the Dorschel Natatorium in Green Bay, Wis.

In UIC’s most recent outing against Olivet Nazarene, the men’s squad (3-5, 1-2 HL) dominated taking first in 10 of 16 events, and coming away with a final score of 179-118. The foursome of Peter Errichiello, Brayden Amendola, Mike Reed, and Vincent Errichiello took in first in the 200 medley relay clocking in at 1:34.53.

P. Errichiello, sped through the 100 backstroke clocking in at 51.82. Christian Grobe took first in the 1000 freestyle with a final time of 9:55.84.

Sophomore Ryota Kuwahara dominated the 200 butterfly with a final time of 1:56.58 and junior standout, Reed, touched first in the 50 free (20.82). Kei Ishimaru took the 100 fly with a time of 50.62.

The Flames diving team dominated starting with freshman Tyler Pastore taking first on the one-meter board with a personal best score of 283.35. Mark Ciesielski also took first on the three-meter board with a career best score of 297.98.

The women’s squad (3-5, 1-2 HL) also showed no weakness taking the win with a 168-115 final, and best times in 10 of 16 events. The quartet of Anne Jacobsen, Monica Pinkus, Danel Voorhees and Katherine Hare took first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:49.00.

Sophomore Veronica Gibson took first in the 1000 free (10:40.30), as well as the 200 fly (2:10.49). Waszak touched first in the 100 free with a time of 53.76.

Millin was best in both the 200 free and 100 fly with times of 1:45.18 and 1:00.71, respectively. Junior Gisun Pak grabbed first in the 200 breaststroke (2:28.15), and Pinkus dominated the 50 free with a time of 24.72.

Senior diver Kristi Carling proved to be best on the three-meter board with a final score of 216.38.

To close out the meet, the team of Erin Sivak, Hare, Waszak and Kristen Hutchinson earned top honors with a final time of 1:40.77 in the 200 free relay.

In last season’s meet when UIC hosted the Phoenix, the men’s squad came out on top with a final of 129-114. The women’s team defeated Green Bay for the first time in head coach Paul Moniak’s career with the Flames in a close final of 123-120.

Order of Events

200 Medley Relay
1000 Free
200 Free
100 Back
100 Breast
200 Fly
50 Free
1 Meter Diving
100 Free
200 Back
200 Breast
500 Free
100 Fly
3 M Diving
200 IM
200 Free Relay