Southern Orange, NJ – Seton Hall’s swim and dive team took a big win at UMBC on Senior Day at Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium. The Pirates defeated the Retrievers 162-136 in the final home game of the season for The Hall. In total, The Hall took first place in 11 of the 16 events.
The Pirates quickly started to take first place in the 200 medley as the team of Ross Pantano (Bennington, Neb.), Gennarino Conzemius (Bethel Park, Pa.), Gaige Ryan (Mt. Pleasant, SC) and Thomas Minar (Oxford, Connecticut) combined to hit the wall first in a time of 1:33.07.
freshman Sean Vizzard (Mount Laurel, NJ) picked up where it left off in an impressive freshman campaign, this time taking first place in the 1000 Free with a time of 9:30.52. on his last day, Ben LaClair (Belchertown, Massachusetts) ran the group on the 200 Free and took first place with a time of 1:40.51. Right behind LaClair laundry Gideon Langenbusch (Oberhausen, Germany) who finished second in a time of 1:41.92.
Pantano took his second, first-place finish of the afternoon, this time in the 100 Back. The junior finished in a time of 50.20. In the 100 breaststroke, Justen Lopez (Levittown, NY) led all swimmers with a time of 57.31, while Conzemius was third in a time of 58.14.
Ji Ho Lee (Charlotte, NC) was second in the 200 Fly with a time of 1:54.18, while Minar also took second in the 50 Free with a time of 21.21.
on the shelves, Joel Satir (Greenwich, Conn.) took first in the 3M with a score of 322.12 and third in the 1M with a score of 296.32. Quinn Murtha (Cumming, Georgia) took first in the 1M dive with a score of 296.32 and second in the 3M with a score of 294.67. Trevor Post (Bay City, Michigan) placed second in the 1M dive with a score of 271.05
LaClair would take another first place finish, this time in the 100 Free in a time of 46.43, while Minar was third in 46.95. De Hall would go one-two in the 200 Back, Pantano first with a time of 1:51.77 with Walker Parra (Pensacola, Florida) second with a time of 1:56.09.
In the 500 free, Vizzard would again lead all swimmers with a time of 4:40.32 while Langenbusch was second in a time of 4:43.13. De Hall would end the day strong as the relay team of Langernbusch, Minar, Ryan and LaClair would swim fastest in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:06.94
The Pirates will have to travel to Washington, DC on Saturday to face BIG EAST foe Georgetown. Meeting time is set to 1:00 PM