Women's Swimming & Diving at Western New England
Monday, January 8—5 p.m.
Alumni Healthful Living Center Pool—Springfield, Mass.
Babson and Western New England will meet in dual meet completion for the first time on Monday afternoon.
SCOUTING THE GOLDEN BEARS
Western New England (2-2) returns to action after finishing third out of six teams at the Bridgewater State Invitational back on December 2. Sophomore Kayla Snider recorded three top-five finishes, including a victory in the 200-yard IM and a second-place showing the in 200-yard backstroke. First-year Lauren Magiaratti came in third in the 100-yard breaststroke and fifth in the 200 breaststroke, while senior Janelle Lief finished fourth in the 200-yard butterfly.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (1-6) is back in action after finishing 12th alongside its men's team at WPI's three-day Gompei Invitational from December 1-3. Sophomore Tirza Rentovich was the Beavers' top performer as she placed seventh in the 50-yard breaststroke, 13th in the 100-yard freestyle and 23rd in the 50 free. First-year Luna Zhang came in 18th in the 50 breaststroke, while classmate Jordan Mailly finished 22nd in both the 100 IM and 200 backstroke on the final day of competition.
First-year Julia Ferrara posted the top times of her career in the 200-yard breaststroke, 500-yard freestyle and 50-yard breaststroke at the Gompei Invitational back in early December. Additionally, classmate Nataliya Gowan recorded her best collegiate times in both the 200 free and 100 backstroke.
START OF A BUSY STRETCH
Coming off their training trip in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Beavers will begin a run of five dual meets in 13 days on Monday. Included in this stretch are home meets against Bentley (January 16) and Gordon (January 20) at Morse Pool over the next two weeks.
GETTING TO KNOW THE NEWMAC
After competing against conference foes Clark and WPI on multiple occasions during the first semester, the Green and White will take on Wellesley, Coast Guard and Wheaton over the next eight days.