Monks Open 2019-20 Swim Season at Colby-Sawyer

Monks Open 2019-20 Swim Season at Colby-Sawyer

NEW LONDON, N.H. – The Saint Joseph's College swim teams opened the 2019-20 season on Friday evening with a head-to-head meet at Colby-Sawyer College. The men fell by a narrow 79-74 margin while the women fell to the Chargers by a 187-58 score.


  • Sophomore Ryan Watson (Bangor, Maine) won the 1000-Free (12:08.51)
  • Freshman Joseph Spurling (Natick, Mass.) placed first in the 50-Back (31:34) and 100-IM (1:13.08) events and second in the 50-Free (28.89)
  • Freshman Evan Whaley (Merrimack, N.H.) won the 500-Free (5:28.61) and was second in the 100-Fly (1:01.55)
  • Sophomore Joseph Nichols (Tyngsborough, Mass.) finished second in the 100-Back (1:14.27) and 50-Fly (32.71)
  • The 200-Free relay quartet of Whaley, Watson, Nichols, and Spurling placed second with a 1:50.30 time


  • Freshman Delaney Young (Woolwich, Maine) placed second in the 1000-Free (13:58.01)
  • Senior Emily Roy (Sidney, Maine) finished second in the 50-Back (34.06)
  • Senior Autumn Nostrom (Lyman, Maine) was second in the 50-Breast (38.73) and 100-Breast (1:23.69)
  • First-year Madison Mills (Atkinson, N.H.) placed second in the 50-Free (28.59)
  • Senior Alexis Coiley (Fort Fairfield, Maine) finished second in the 500-Free (6:25.39)


Saint Joseph's will host Albertus Magnus College next Saturday at 12:00 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at