Standish, M.E. - The Albertus Magnus College women's swimming & diving team opened its inaugural season on Saturday afternoon against Saint Joseph's College of Maine. The Falcons lost to the Monks by a score of 143-64.
1. Saint Joseph's (ME) - 143
2. Albertus Magnus - 64
1,000 Yard Freestyle
- Ellyn Diverniero (East Haven, Conn.) took home first place after swimming back-to-back events with a time of 15:41.19 to pick up nine points for the Falcons.
200 Yard Freestyle
- Carolyn Corey (Waterbury, Conn.) placed third in the event with a time of 4:14.23 for three points.
50 Yard Backstroke
- Nedjine Lucine (Bridgeport, Conn.) chipped in with four points for the Falcons with a time of 1:04.00 to finish second in the 50 yard Backstroke.
- Abigail Amankwatia (Bronx, N.Y.) also placed third in the event with a time of 1:28.82 for three points.
50 Yard Breaststroke
- Megan Anderson (Levitttown, N.Y.) placed second in the 50 yard Breaststroke event with a time of 38.47 to pick up four points.
- Arle Cruceta (Salcedo, Dominican Republic) collected two points after finishing fourth with a time of 1:45.23.
50 Yard Freestyle
- Lucine led the Falcons in the 50 yard Freestyle event with a time of 56.15 for a third-place finish and three points for Albertus.
- Cruceta claimed fourth with a time of 58.44 to pick up two points.
100 Yard Freestyle
- The Falcons grabbed three spots in the 100 yard Freestyle event, led by Diverniero in third place with a time of 1:16.14 (3 pts.), followed by Corey in fourth place at 1:57.97 (2 pts.) and Cruceta in fifth with a time of 2:30.25 (1 pt.).
100 Yard Backstroke
- Genesis Cora-Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) finished third in the event with a time of 1:43.58 for two points.
- Lucien claimed fourth with a time of 2:30.37 for two points.
100 yard Breaststroke
- Anderson recorded her second second-place performance after finishing the 100 yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:23.66 (4pts.).
500 Yard Freestyle
- Diverniero finished second in the 500 yard Freestyle with a time of 7:32.35.
200 Yard Individual Medley
- Anderson claimed her third second-place finish earning points with a time of 2:57.76.
200 Yard Medley Relay
- The Albertus relay team of Cora-Luquis, Anderson, Divernierio, and Corey took home first place points with a time of 2:48.48.
The women's swimming and diving team returns to action on Friday, Oct. 25 as the Falcons compete in the Blue Jay Pentathlon Invitational hosted by St. Joseph (Conn.).