Women's Swimming & Diving

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Meet Preview: Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Hosts Norwich and Regis on Saturday

Meet Preview: Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Hosts Norwich and Regis on Saturday

Swimming & Diving vs. Norwich/Regis
Saturday, November 10 | 1 p.m.
Morse Pool | Babson Park, Mass.

THE SETUP
• The Babson men's and women's swimming & diving teams will compete in a double-dual meet against Norwich and Regis on Saturday inside Morse Pool.

SERIES HISTORY
vs. Norwich
• The Babson men have won 12 of their last 16 meets against Norwich, which includes a pair of victories last season. The Beavers also swept the Cadets in a pair of meets on the women's side in 2017-18 and have won 18 in the last 19 meets between the programs.

vs. Regis
• Babson and the Pride will meet for just the third time since 2008 on Saturday. The men have defeated Regis in each of the last two seasons, while the women's squad has dropped a pair of close decisions to the Pride.

LAST MEETING
• The Green and White combined to win 14 events as the men defeated Norwich (147-75) and Regis (157-45), while the women edged the Cadets 108-97 and fell to the Pride, 135-85, on November 12, 2017, in Weston, Mass.
• Juniors Alex Damiecki and Jack Lucero both won two individual events apiece for the Babson men. Classmate Tirza Rentovich won the 100 free and was part of another victory in the 400 medley relay for the Beavers in the women's half of the meet.

SCOUTING THE CADETS
• The Norwich men (3-1) put together a number of strong individual performances at UMass Dartmouth's Louise Goodrum Invitational last Saturday.
• Junior Alex DiGiacamo posted four top-three finishes highlighted by a victory in the 100 butterfly, sophomore Cameron Ferreira was second in the 100 breast and 100 IM, and senior Matt Clark was the runner up in the 500 free in addition to three other third-place results.
• The Norwich women (3-1) also competed last Saturday at UMass Dartmouth and were led by first-year Olivia Kelliher, who won the 200 free and was third in both the 50 and 100 back.
• Rookie Megan Duffy also had a strong showing for the Cadets with four runner-up finishes in four events.

SCOUTING THE PRIDE
• The Regis women (3-1) are coming off a 168-76 victory over Gordon last Saturday.
• Kyleigh Boatrwight and Jessica Zernitsky both won three events, while Thalia Bowie touched the wall first in two other races for the Pride.
• Elisabeth McQuaid also broke her own school record with a six-dive score of 238.65 on the 1-meter board in the victory.
• The Regis men (2-1) won 12 events in a 134-46 defeat of Gordon last Saturday.
• Joshua Unas and GianCarlos Banrey both won three individual events and Connor Schwarze added a pair of victories for the Pride.

SCOUTING THE BABSON WOMEN
• The Beavers (2-4) won 11 of 16 events in last Saturday's 152-105 victory over Western New England.
• First-years Elizabeth Demoine and Stella Hu were both part of four wins apiece, senior Tessa Amoroso recorded her top scores of the season in both diving events and classmate Maria Oriva was first in the 1000 free and second in the 500 free.
• First-year Beatriz Regis collected her first career victory in the 50 free, while sophomore Nataliya Gowan and first-year Andrea Hamel both recorded a pair of runner-up finishes.

SCOUTING THE BABSON MEN
• The Beavers (2-1) split a double dual meet at WPI last Friday, posting a 139.50-122.50 victory over Brandeis and dropping a 162-116 decision to the host Engineers.
• Junior Alex Damiecki and first-year Aaron Huynh both recorded multiple victories for the Green and White. Damiecki was first in the 100 and 200 butterfly events, while Huynh outpaced the field in both the 100 free and 200 free.
• Sophomore Taras Polakoff came in second in both the 100 and 200 backstroke, junior Jack Lucero was the runner-up in the 500 free and first-year Walter Lehneis recorded a trio of top-three finishes.

NEWMAC RECOGNITION FOR AMOROSO
• Babson's lone diver, Amoroso was selected as the league's diver of the week after finishing first in three of four events last weekend. Her scores of 238.05 (1-meter) and (251.60) 3-meter against Western New England were her best six-dive marks of the year.

WHAT'S UP NEXT
• Saturday's meet will serve as the final home contest of the fall semester as the Beavers travel to Clark on November 17 and wrap up the first half of their schedule with the three-day Gompei Invitational at WPI on November 30-December 2.

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