Swimming and Diving Sweeps Bridgewater State
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- The Babson College men's and women's swimming and diving teams swept both sides of a dual meet at Bridgewater State University on Thursday evening. The women's squad won by a score of 110-99 to finish up their regular season schedule with a record of 5-8, while the Beaver men prevailed, 115-61, to improve to 7-4 with one dual meet remaining.
The Babson women recorded wins in 10 of the 13 events, with eight different Beavers posting individual victories. The Greeg and White received first-place efforts from first-year Ascia Johnson in the 200 free, first-year Kelly McCarthy in the 50 free, first-year Kendall Ford in the 400 IM, juniro Nevart Varadian in the 1-meter diving, senior Mallory Mosk in the 100 fly, first-year Erica Riccardi in the 100 free, junior Flynn Lincoln in the 3-meter diving, and sophomore Lily Yie in the 100 breaststroke. In addition, Riccardi and Most joined seniors Nikita Nadkarni and Chandra Kelley on the victorious 200 medley relay team, and Kelley, McCarthy, Johnson, and junior Hannah Powell teamed up to win the 200 free relay.
The Beavers claimed wins in 10 of 11 events on the men's side of the competition, including two victories from sophomore Isaac Breen-Franklin in the 1650 free and the 500 free. Also finishing first for Babson were first-year Aaron Pomeroy in the 200 free, junior Greg DeWitt in the 50 free, junior Garek Berard in the 400 IM, sophomore Steven Jacobi in the 100 fly, first-year Gustavo Chan in the 100 free, and sophomore Rene Del Castillo in the 100 back. The 200 medley relay team of DeWitt, senior Ryan Pope, senior Tom Foutsitzis, and senior Joe Kent also placed first, as did the 200 free relay quartet of Pomeroy, Kent, junior David Yoon, and senior Mike Gurevich.
The Babson men finish up their regular season dual meet slate with a home contest against Springfield on Saturday at 1 p.m. Both teams will then head to nearby Cambridge for the 2012 NEWMAC Swimming and Diving Championships at MIT on February 17, 18, and 19.