Swimming and Diving Sweeps UMass-Dartmouth
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Babson College swimming and diving teams recorded an impressive sweep of host UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday, posting a total of 20 first-place finishes. The men's team defeated the Corsairs, 162-80, while the Babson women prevailed, 123-107.
Eight of the men's 12 event victories came courtesy of four individuals, as senior captain Ted Plaisted, senior Aaron Paradis, first-year Greg Bissett, and first-year Edvard Arnet each recorded two wins apiece. Plaisted won the 200 IM and 100 back, Paradis swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events, Bissett won the 50 and 100 freestyle races, and Arnet triumphed in the 200 and 500 free events.
Also adding wins for the men's team were sophomore Tom Foutsitzis, who finished first in the 100 butterfly, first-year Ryan Akiba, who won the 100 breaststroke, and the 200 medley and 200 free relay teams.
Sophomores Brittany Bishop and Meaghan Rohde both recorded multiple victories for the Babson women. Bishop finished first in the 50 and 100 freestyle events, while Rohde claimed wins in the 1000 free and 100 back. Sophomore Mallory Mosk added a win in the 500 free, first-year Keira Yeager placed first in the 100 breast, first-year Flynn Lincoln won the unchallenged 3-meter diving competition, and the 200 free relay team also added a victory.