This Week in Blue Hen Athletics History
Presented by Courtyard By Marriott at the University of Delaware
University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some of the more memorable dates in Blue Hen history.
December 9, 1998
The University of Delaware men’s and women’s swimming and diving team swept Lafayette in non-league meet at Rawstrom Natatorium.
The Delaware men won seven events on the way to a 137-105 victory, snapping a four-meet losing streak. The Blue Hen women won 10 of the 13 events to post a 158-77 win over the Leopards. The teams faced each other for the first time since the 1989-90 season.
Junior Brian Aston and senior Ryan Fauth each won two events to pace the Delaware men. Aston won the one-meter (247.65) and three-meter (265.12) diving events while Fauth captured the 200 freestyle (1:46.81) and 200 backstroke (1:58.83).
In the women’s meet, Amanda Stouffer won three events and Tanya Mainville, Kathryn Fryer, Christine Johannsen, and Jennifer Haus each won two events to lead Delaware.
Stouffer won the 400 medley relay, 50 freestyle (25.45), and 100 freestyle (55.78), Mainville won the three-meter (227.85) and one-meter (229.42), Fryer won the 400 medley relay and 200 butterfly (2:17.76), Haus won the 400 freestyle relay and 200 freestyle (1:58.83) and Johannsen won the 400 medley relay and 200 backstroke (2:13.94).