Lady Monarchs Topple American To Earn Second CAA Win

January 30, 2000
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, VA (Jan. 29) - Old Dominion's women's swimming and diving team toppled CAA-foe American, 144-99, to earn its second win of the season. The Lady Monarchs (2-10, 2-4) were narrowly defeated by William and Mary, 119-123, in other action during the tri-meet.

Once again, the Lady Monarchs were paced by a trio of impressive freshman. Freshman freestyle specialist Jamie D'Agostino (Ardsley, NY) continued to dominate CAA competition with wins in the 1000 (10:17.35), 200 (1:54.259) and 500 freestyle (5:06.521) events.

Meanwhile, freshman diver Ashley Kirchner (Arlington, VA) continued her winning ways on the boards, sweeping the diving events with scores of 245.20 on the three meter and 226.10 on the one meter. Freshman Kara Fichthorn (Landsdowne, PA) scored wins in the 200 butterfly (2:10.239) and in the 400 IM (4:32.262).

The Lady Monarchs finish the regular season on Saturday, Feb. 5, as they host UMBC at 12 pm in the Scrap Chandler Pool.

Final Scores
William and Mary	123,			William and Mary		130,
Old Dominion		119			American			111

American		99,
Old Dominion		142

Old Dominion Times
400 Medley Relay
ODU-Mooney, Paller, Fichthorn, Vanderbilt	4:03.966 (2nd)

1000 Free
Jamie D'Agostino	10:17.35 (1st)
Anne Chapman		10:42.16 (3rd)

200 Free
Jamie D'Agostino	1:54.259 (1st)
Anne Mittlestaedt	2:01.180 (4th)
Megan Kopistecki	2:04.483 (7th)

50 Free
Sarah Mooney		25.535 (3rd)
Tori Vanderbilt		25.562 (4th)
Megan Paller		28.033 (8th)

400 IM
Kara Fichthorn		4:32.262 (1st)
Anne Chapman		4:44.197 (4th)
Brianna Wolfe		4:59.634 (7th)

Three Meter Diving
Ashley Kirchner		245.20 (1st)
Andria Cucchiara	210.60 (3rd)

200 Butterfly
Kara Fichthorn		2:10.239 (1st)
Katie Schiller		2:20.550 (7th)
Robin Blakeney		2:35.605 (8th)

100 Free
Tori Vanderbilt		55.038 (3rd)
Megan Kopistecki	57.421 (7th)
Dianna DiToro		59.673 (9th)

200 Back
Sarah Mooney		2:10.827 (2nd)
Brianna Wolfe		2:13.916 (5th)
Katie Schiller		2:31.217 (8th)

500 Free
Jamie D'Agostino	5:06.521 (1st)
Anne Chapman		5:15.115 (3rd)
Anne Mittlestaedt	5:19.792 (5th)

One Meter Diving
Ashley Kirchner		226.10 (1st)
Andria Cucchiara	190.55 (4th)

200 Breast
Megan Paller		2:33.380 (6th)
Robin Blakeney		2:34.194 (7th)
Dianna DiToro		2:53.650 (9th)

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