The College Report: Union’s Kevin Jung of Livingston Named Liberty League Co-Swimmer of the Week
Thursday, January 13, 2011 • 11:20pm
The Liberty League anointed Union College's Kevin Jung (Livingston, Sr.) as co-Swimmer of the Week for his performance in last Saturday's tri-meet with Hartwick and Springfield in Springfield, Massachusetts. Jung, a product of Livingston High, dead-heated for victory in the freestyle sprints. He got the 50-yarder in 22.61 and shared the victory at 100 yards with a time of 49.27. The Dutchmen defeated Springfield, 143.5-99.5, but lost to Hartwick, 134-106.
Scranton’s Brittany Reyes (Westfield, Sr.) won three events in the Royals’ 142-91 dual meet victory over the Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday. The Westfield High product began with a turn on Scranton’s ‘A’ team in the 400-yard medley relay, which they won. She then cruised to victory in the 100-yard butterfly, with a time of 1:04.38, which was more than three seconds faster than the runner-up. Finally, she racked up another win with the Royals’ ‘A’ team in the 200-yard freestyle relay.
Lehigh's Chris Toth (Madison, Jr.) swept the long freestyles in last Friday's dual meet between the Mountain Hawks and Marist in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Toth, a Madison High product, first won at 1,000 yards, just getting in under 10 minutes at 9:59.46. He later repeated at 500 yards, winning in 4:47.76. Those victories accounted for 18 of Lehigh's points in their 172.5-125.5 triumph.
Marist's women enjoyed a 186-109 victory over Lehigh. Darrell Ann Smith (Westfield, Jr.) scored points for Marist in a couple events. She took fourth place in the 100-yard breaststroke, which she finished in 1:14.95 against the winner's 1:10.03, and later finished fifth in the breaststroke at 200 yards with a 2:20.21 clocking in a race won in 2:09.00. Lehigh got production out of Priscilla Barletta (New Providence, Jr.), who was third in the 100-yard butterfly, in which she needed 1:02.12 to finish, whereas the winner was in at 1:00.21. She also led off for Lehigh's 'A' team in the 400-yard freestyle relay, which they won.
Clemson's Chris Dart (Chatham, Jr.) won a pair of events and finished second in a third race in a tri-meet with North Carolina and Kentucky in Chapel Hill, N.C. last Saturday. Dart, out of Chatham High, was first to finish in both the 200-yard backstroke (timed in 1:50.94) and the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.84). He also was runner-up in the 100-yard backstroke; his time of 49.16 was topped only by the winner's 48.54. Clemson outpointed Kentucky, 174-121, but came up short of the Tar Heels, 173-121.
Misericordia's Crissy Condus (Chatham, Sr.) won the 200-meter freestyle in Wednesday's 125-76 dual meet victory over Lebanon Valley. Condus, a Chatham High grad, finished in 2:24.34.
Salisbury's Kelly Closs (New Providence, Jr.) won the women's 100-yard freestyle in last Saturday's dual meet with Hood College. Closs, a New Providence High alum, was along in 1:02.10 to tack nine points onto the Sea Gulls' total in their 120-53 victory.
Penn’s Genevieve Fleming (Short Hills, Sr.) finished sixth of 20 swimmers in the 500-yard freestyle at a multi-school meet in Boca Raton, Florida last Wednesday. She was clocked in 5:11.66, while the winner was caught in 5:05.02.
Meredith Smith (Westfield, Fr.) scored points for the College of Charleston in their loss to Gardner-Webb, 173-113, on Sunday. Smith, a Westfield High grad, took second place in the 150-meter freestyle, in which she completed in 1:36.72 against a winning 1:36.11. She also added to the Cougars’ point total by finishing fourth in the 50-meter freestyle (her 29.13 against the winner’s 28.90) and fifth in the freestyle at 400 meters (her 4:44.40 against the winner’s 4:40.00).
Emily Tato (Chatham, Jr.) contributed to an easy victory for Bates over Norwich, 227-33, on Saturday. She swam the second leg on the Bobcats’ winning ‘A’ team in the 200-yard medley relay. She later finished second in the freestyle at 200 yards, touching the wall in 2:06.82 in a race won in 2:05.51.
Tennessee’s Sam Petersen (Short Hills, Fr.) got fifth place in the 1,650 freestyle in a dual meet with Virginia, won by the Vols, 156-144. His time was 15:51.07, with the winner in at 15:18.72. Petersen, a Morristown-Beard grad, also got seventh place in the 500 freestyle with a 4:39.98 clocking; the race was won in 4:28.60.
Hamilton's Kylie Fraser (Westfield, Sr.) scored points for the Continentals in two events in their recent 139-104 victory over Rochester. Fraser, a Westfield High grad, got fourth place in the 50-yard backstroke, in which she finished in 31.18 against the winner's 27.91, and later took fifth place in the backstroke at 100 yards, with a 1:09.59 clocking, with the winner home in 1:01.37.
Delaware Valley's Jesse Harrington (New Providence, Sr.) went undefeated in three bouts at the Cliff Kean National Duals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa last Saturday. Harrington, who graduated from Bound Brook High and wrestles at 157 pounds, began with a 3-2 decision over Ryan Farwell of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Next came a 22-6 technical fall victory over Elmhurst College's Zach Crawford, followed by an 11-5 decision over John Vaith of St. John's (Minn.). The Aggies lost to LaCrosse, 30-12, and rebounded to down Elmhurst, 24-18. They were knocked out of the tournament by St. John's, 23-18.
Franklin & Marshall's Matt Fullowan (Berkeley Heights, Jr.) split a pair of bouts last weekend. He decisioned Davidson's Donald Patrick, 6-4, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania last Friday, but then came out on the short end of a 6-5 verdict to Princeton's Ryan Callahan on Saturday. Both matches were at 174 pounds. The Diplomats lost to Davidson, 27-15, and then to Princeton, 34-6.
King's College's Chris Mazzocchi (Madison, Fr.) split a pair of matches at the NY/PA Duals in Oswego, N.Y. last Saturday. Mazzocchi, a Madison High grad, pinned Rochester Inst. of Technology's Kyle Hoffer at 5:52 of their match at 149 pounds. He later was decisioned, 4-0, by Oswego's Blake Fisher. King's lost to RIT, 30-18, and to Oswego, 41-5.
Yale’s Aly Kerr (Short Hills, Jr.) was a 3-time winner for the Bulldogs last weekend. Friday’s action found the Pingry alum in the seven spot, taking down Amherst’s Mimi Bell, 3-0 (11-3, 11-1, 11-3), and Williams’ Carolyn Kaemmer, 3-0 (11-1, 11-5, 11-0). On Saturday, she was slotted eighth and worked out a 3-0 victory over Katherine Nimmo (11-7, 11-3, 11-4). Yale swept the Friday matches, 9-0, and prevailed over Dartmouth, 6-3.
Brian O’Toole (Short Hills, Jr.) manned the three spot for Dartmouth in a match with Amherst last Saturday, where he defeated Kevin Cecala, 3-0 (11-5, 11-6, 11-3). The Pingry grad was slotted in the four spot against Yale, which resulted in a loss to Naishadh Lalwani, 3-0 (11-1, 11-7, 11-3). The Big Green downed Amherst, 9-0, but lost to the Elis, 7-2.
Bates’ Richard Keating (Short Hills, Soph.) won a pair of matches and lost one last week. The Delbarton grad knocked off George Washington’s Brett Feldman, 3-0 (11-7, 11-2, 11-1), at the four spot last Wednesday and Stanford’s Mark Wieland, 3-0 (11-9, 11-9, 11-2), at no. 3 on Thursday to help the Bobcats to 8-1 and 9-0 victories, respectively, in Palo Alto, California. Bates got tripped up by Williams College on Sunday, losing 9-0. Keating fell to Taylor Foehl, 3-0 (11-5, 12-10, 11-4), slotted in the fourth position.
Middlebury’s Will Moore (Summit, Fr.) split a pair of matches while playing no. five for the Panthers last week. He came up short against Bowdoin’s B. Takesian, 3-2 (11-5, 9-11, 11-6, 4-11, 11-6), but rebounded to defeat Colby’s Trey Simpson, 3-1 (11-7, 10-12, 11-7, 14-12). Both matches were played in Williamstown, Massachusetts on Saturday. The Panthers defeated Bowdoin, 7-2, and took the measure of Bowdoin, 8-1.
Kevin Conroy (Chatham, Sr.) led King's College with 24 points as the Monarchs downed Delaware Valley, 80-74, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Conroy shot 10-for-15 from the field and 4-for-7 from the foul line. King's improved to 8-5 overall and 2-2 in the Freedom Conference.
Pat Sabatino (Westfield, Fr.) scored six points as Stevens Tech knocked off the Merchant Marine Academy, 60-55, in Hoboken on Tuesday. Sabatino, a 6-6 forward out of Westfield High, drained two of four shots from the field and both free throws awarded him. He also made his presence known down low, where he put the clamps on four rebounds and blocked two shots. The Ducks improved to 8-3 with the win.