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
1 Meter Diving
3 M Diving
200 Free Relay