Stevens Institute defeats Hartwick
Ducks capture 12 events, snap Hawks’ five-meet win streak
HOBOKEN, N.J. -- No. 11 Stevens Institute rolled to a 163-97 win against Hartwick on Saturday. The Ducks won 12 events and improved to 6-2 in dual meets this year. Stevens also honored its six seniors -- Deanna Carazza, Hayley Hatfield, Caitlin Hawke, Kim McCaffrey and Sian Pearson -- prior to the meet as part the annual senior day festivities.
Hartwick came into the meet as winners of its last five but were no match for the Ducks, falling to 14-3 on the season.
Sophomore Louise Moores, freshman Brittany Geyer, freshman Sharon Rooker and Hatfield rolled to a three-plus second win in the 200-yard medley relay to start the day, clocking a 1:51.51.
Junior Marissa Douglas and McCaffrey took the top two spots in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:54.08, 11:05.00), while Hatfield, Pearson and Miller swept the top-three spots in the 200-yard freestyle with times of 1:58.72, 1:59.51 and 2:01.46.
Moores and sophomore Megan Lisbon went one-two in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.18, 1:01.88), and Geyer secured a victory in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:11.06. Rooker, Pearson and freshman Maria McClure finished first, second and third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:13.83, 2:13.90, 2:28.78), while Moores recorded her second win of the day in the 50-yard freestyle, touching a 25.19. Hatfield earned a victory in the 100-yard freestyle, turning in a 54.13, and junior Allison Henning took third with her time of 56.48.
Rooker, Lisbon and Douglas went one-two-three in the 200-yard backstroke with times of 2:09.72, 2:10.49 and 2:16.09, while Geyer took home a second in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:32.78).
Pearson carded her second win of the day with a 5:15.27 in the 500-yard freestyle, and Moores’ third victory came in the 100-yard butterfly with a 1:00.12. Lisbon and Douglas went second and third in the 200-yard individual medley, turning in times of 2:15.98 and 2:18.10, respectively, and despite swimming the 400-free relay in exhibition, the team of Pearson, Rooker, Miller and Hatfield would have won the afternoon’s final event by almost six full seconds (3:40.90)