Hiram College

HIRAM, OHIO  — The Hiram College swimming and diving teams were defeated by John Carroll University today (Saturday, Jan. 21) in a non-conference dual meet at Alumni Memorial Pool.  The women lost, 191-71, and the men fell, 197-87.  [Meet Results]

Following today’s meet, the Terrier women are now 4-8 overall this season and the men are now 2-8 overall.

Event winners for the women included senior Caitlin McCurley (Apple Valley/Granite Hills) in the 800-meter freestyle who swam a time of 10:16.95.  Freshman Rachel Buckley (Amherst/Elyria Catholic) captured the 100-meter free posting a mark of 1:04.08.  She would also finish second in the 200-meter free touching the wall in a time of 2:24.07.  Senior Sydney Kispert-Bostick (Detroit, Mich./Frazer) won both the one-meter and three-meter diving events with 142.50 points and 137.55 points respectively.

On the men’s side, sophomore Job Fields (Chillicothe) won the 800-meter free in a time of 9:53.95.  He also recorded a second-place finish in the 400-meter free (4:46.63).  Fellow sophomore Ryan Astalos (Bainbridge/Kenston) had the top overall time in the 1:14.66 in the 100-meter breaststroke.  He also had the top mark in the 50-meter breast (34.09).  In addition, freshman Lloyd Eshelman (Canton/GlenOak) won both the one-meter (178.55 points) and three-meter (166.55 points) dives.

The Hiram swim teams will host Urbana University in a non-conference dual meet on Friday, Jan. 27 in the home finale at Alumni Memorial Pool.  The first event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.