Local Roundup: Conn sweeps SCSU in swimming
New London - Connecticut College swept past Southern Connecticut State University Sunday in swimming, winning the women's meet 190-97 and the men's meet 183-97.
Valerie Urban won three events as the women's team remained undefeated. Urban won the 200-yard individual medley (2:15.42), the 500 freestyle (5:13.76) and 1000 freestyle (10:43.86). All-American Julia Pielock and Anna Peterson won two events each for the Camels (7-0). Pielock won the 50 freestyle (24.19) and 100 freestyle (53.62) and Peterson won the 200 butterfly (2:11.52) and 200 breaststroke (2:29.34).
Emma Rotner, Rachel Bohn and Sara Beers also won events for Conn along with the 200 medley relay team of Bohn, Evie Mitchell, Peterson and Pielock and the 200 free relay team of Skye Qi Marigold, Ivy Durepo, Rachel Wilson and Pielock.
All-American Sam Gill, Mace Molina and Loring Bowen won two events each as Conn (7-1) won the men's meet. Gill won the 100 freestyle (48.25) and 100 backstroke (52.07), Molina won the 200 freestyle (1:45.39) and 500 freestyle (4:47.67) and Bowing won the 100 butterfly (52.48) and 200 butterfly (1:57.69).
Michael Fothergill and Trebor Lawton also won events for Conn along with the 200 medley relay team of Sean Paquette, Matthew Delaporte, Bowen and Fothergill and the 200 free relay team of Patrick McGinnis, Drew Andre', Fothergill and Gill.
Former Fitch standout Christian Berg, now a freshman at SCSU, won the 200 backstroke (1:56.47) and was third in the 100 backstroke (53.57).
• Connecticut College played to a 4-4 tie with Curry College Saturday night. Curry sent the game into overtime by scoring twice in the final three minutes of the third period. Keith Veronesi had two goals and an assist, Brian Belisle and Ryan Mowery had a goal each and Steve Servideo had two assists for Conn (2-9-1). Mike Petchonka made 25 saves for Conn.
• Fitch/East Lyme/Ledyard/Hale-Ray suffered its eighth straight loss, falling 4-2 to Lyman Hall/Haddam-Killingworth Saturday night. Pete Yapchnyk and Kyle Gurnee scored goals, John Stevens, Zach Jones and Cara Bradley had assists and Tyler Luke made 44 saves for the Eagles (1-8).
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