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Men's Swimming & Diving Tops Springfield for Fourth Straight Win, 172-121

Men's Swimming & Diving Tops Springfield for Fourth Straight Win, 172-121

BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's swimming & diving team won 10 of 14 swimming events and got multiple victories from three different athletes in its 172-121 win over visiting Springfield College on Sunday afternoon at Morse Pool.

Babson, which has won four straight dual meets for the first time since 2013, improves to 5-2 on the season, while Springfield falls to 1-6 overall.

Senior Mitchell Posk (Boynton Beach, Fla.) and sophomore Alex Damiecki (Centerville, Mass.) both won two individual events apiece, and helped the Beavers to first-place finishes in both the 200-yard medley relay and the 200-yard freestyle relay. Posk touched the wall first in both the 50 free (21.90) and 100 free (48.65), while Damiecki came in first in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.96 and the 100 butterfly in a time of 51.69.

Sophomore Jack Lucero (Huntington Beach, Calif.) was victorious in the 100-yard freestyle by nearly 19 seconds with a time of 19:17.25. He followed that up with first-place finishes in both the 200-yard butterfly and the 500-yard freestyle.

Junior Kenneth Mun (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) touched the wall with a time of 1:03.33 to finish first in the 100-yard breaststroke, and added a pair of runner-up results in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM. First-year Lachlan Dibbayawan (Bangkok, Thailand) was part of both relay victories in addition to coming in second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 100 free.

Senior Alex Grant (St. Petersburg, Fla.) finished second in the 200 butterfly and third in both the 500 free and 1000 free, while classmate Ross Ojerholm (Worcester, Mass.) recorded a runner-up showing in the 100 free and a third-place result in the 50 free. First-year Kevin Luu (Malden, Mass.), who was a part of both relay wins, came in second in the 100 back and third in the 100 fly.

First-year Kaden Shover (Boca Raton, Fla.) added a runner-up finish in the 500 free and third-place showing in the 200 free. Classmate Connor O'Brien (Tempe, Ariz.) was second in the 100 free and third in the 200 IM, and fellow first-year Taras Polakoff (Orange County, Calif.) came in third in both the 100 and 200 backstroke events.

Babson returns to action on Thursday when it travels to Wellesley to take on Coast Guard at 1 p.m.

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