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Wang Breaks Two Records as Men's Swimming & Diving Beats Springfield, 168-122

Wang Breaks Two Records as Men's Swimming & Diving Beats Springfield, 168-122

BABSON PARK, Mass.—First-year Charles Wang (San Marino, Calif.) set two more school records and the Babson College men's swimming & diving team won 12 of 16 events on the way to defeating visiting Springfield College, 168-122, in dual meet action on Sunday afternoon at Morse Pool.

With the win, Babson improves to 6-0 on the season, while Springfield falls to 0-4.

After breaking the Beavers' record in the 100-yard backstroke last Friday at WPI, Wang won all three of his individual events and set new program marks in the 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard IM on Sunday. He broke junior teammate Taras Polakoff's (Orange County, Calif.) record with a time of 1:54.34 in the 200 back and bettered Steven Jacobi's '14 mark in the 200 IM with a time of 1:54.33. Wang also touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:01.40.

Senior Alex Damiecki (Centerville, Mass.) came in first with a time of 50.22 in the 100-yard butterfly and won the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:57.14, and junior Lachlan Dibbayawan (Bangkok, Thailand) and sophomore Aaron Huynh (Mission Viejo, Calif.) also added two wins apiece. Dibbayawan won the 50-yard freestyle (22.17) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.75), while Huynh was victorious in both the 100 free (47.35) and 200 free (1:45.45).

The trio also was part of wins in both the 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays. Wang joined them to post a time of 1:35.90 in the 200 medley relay to begin the meet, and first-year Alex Oentoro (Houston, Texas) helped the Green and White finish off the victory with a time of 3:14.11 in the 400 free relay.

Junior Kevin Luu (Malden, Mass.) touched the wall in a time of 55.45 to win the 100-yard backstroke and later added a third-place result in the 200 back. Oentero placed second in the 500 free and third in the 200-yard butterfly, Fanelli finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke and third in 100-yard backstroke, and senior Jack Lucero (Huntington Beach, Calif.) was the runner-up in the 1000 free and later recorded a third-place showing in the 500 free.

Senior Michael Cerny (Windsor, Conn.) came in third in the 50 free, sophomore Aiden Asuncion-Duong (Ladera Ranch, Calif.) was third in the 1000 free, and junior Connor O'Brien (Tempe, Ariz.) added a third-place showing in the 1000 free.

Babson returns to action next Saturday when it hosts Clark in men's and women's dual meet action beginning at 2 p.m.