ODU Men Finish 7th/ Women Swimming 8th
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 23, 2003
The Old Dominion swimming and diving teams have completed the 2003 Colonial Athletic Association Championships with the men's squad finishing seventh and the Lady Monarchs taking eighth.
George Mason head coach Peter Ward was selected Men's Coach of the Year and shared the Women's Coach of the Year honor with UNC Wilmington's Dave Allen.
Drexel's Anthony Perry was tabbed Men's Diver of the Meet, while Delaware's Julie Van Deusen was honored on the women's side. Perry took the crown in Saturday's 3-meter diving with a conference record score of 595.00.
Towson's Aaron Krause and Jen Irby were named Men's and Women's Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet, respectively. Krause won Saturday's 200-yard backstroke in 1:45.44, a conference record and NCAA B Standard time. Fellow Tiger John Miller won the men's 200-yard butterfly (1:49.02).
George Mason had two individual winners, as Stefani Lubore won the women's 200-yard backstroke (2:03.76) and David Cooper claimed the 200-yard breaststroke (2:01.87).
UNC Wilmington and William & Mary also had multi-winners.
For UNCW, Julie Busfield won the 100-yard freestyle (51.78) and Warren Lockie took the men's 1,650-yard freestyle (15:51.37), while the men's and women's 400-yard freestyle relay teams swept the event. The women's relay, which won in 3:29.98, was comprised of Jamie Hamill, Rebekah Teague, Jennifer Cleveland and Busfield. The men's team, which won in a CAA-record 3:00.56, was comprised of Micheal Krayer, Tiago Barreira, Adam Brenneman and David Sokolofsky.
For William & Mary, it was Ruth Anne Miller winning the 200-yard breaststroke in an NCAA Standard B time of 2:16.32 and Elizabeth Koch taking the 200-yard butterfly in 2:06.26.
Additional individual winners were Delaware's Sarah Peffer, who won the women's 1,650-yard freestyle (17:04.60) and James Madison's John McLaren, who won the men's 100-yard freestyle in 44.82, an NCAA Standard B time.
Final women's team standings are: George Mason 635, UNC Wilmington 590, William & Mary 443, Delaware 436.50, James Madison 389.50, Davidson 383, Towson 339, Old Dominion 237 and Drexel 142.
Men's final standings are UNC Wilmington715, James Madison 612, George Mason 576, Drexel 402.50, Towson 386.50, William & Mary 342, Old Dominion 239, Davidson 182 and Delaware 109.