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Meet Preview: Swimming & Diving at Clark

Meet Preview: Swimming & Diving at Clark

Swimming & Diving at Clark
Saturday, November 17 | 10 a.m.
Kneller Center Pool | Worcester, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson and Clark will meet for their annual dual meet on Saturday morning in Worcester. The Beaver men have defeated the Cougars in each of the last nine years and are 13-7 overall going back to 1998, while the Babson women are looking to snap a 13-meet skid to Clark that dates back to 2004.

LAST MEETING
• The Green and White won 15 of 22 swimming events across both genders as the men defeated Clark, 133-90, while the Babson women fell to the Cougars, 121-80, on November 18, 2017, in Worcester.
• Junior Tirza Rentovich had a hand in three of the Beavers' six event wins on the women's side, while sophomore Celine Nie came in first in the 200 IM.
• Junior Jack Lucero won three events (200 free, 500 free, 200 butterfly), classmate Alex Damiecki came in first in the 1000 free, and sophomores Lachlan Dibbayawan and Taras Polakoff claimed victory in the 50 free and 200 backstroke, respectively.

SCOUTING THE COUGARS
• The Clark women (0-1) will compete in just their second dual meet after suffering a 138-130 loss at Bridgewater State last Saturday.
• Sophomore Alison Falder was first in the 500 free, 1000 free and 200 IM, while senior Quinn Mitchell won the 100 and 200-yard butterfly events for the Cougars.
• The Clark men (0-1) dropped a 184-107 decision to Bridgewater State in their first dual meet last Saturday.
• Senior Julian Ortega won the 200 free and 200 IM, first-year Dan Broderick was first in the 200 butterfly, and junior Rowan Moody came in second in both the 1- and 3-meter diving events to lead the Cougars.

SCOUTING THE BABSON WOMEN
• The Beavers (4-4) have won three straight meets after sweeping Norwich (146-66) and Regis (123-108) last Saturday.
• Senior Tessa Amoroso (1-meter, 3-meter diving), first-year Stella Hu (200 free, 500 free) and classmate Abigail Voce (50 free, 100 free) all recorded multiple wins for the Green and White.
• First-year Elizabeth Demoine won the 100 breaststroke and sophomore Julia Ferrara came in second in the 1000 free.

SCOUTING THE BABSON MEN
• The Beavers (5-1) capped off a weekend sweep with a 164-130 victory at Springfield last Sunday.
• Damiecki (100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly) and first-years Aaron Huynh (100 free, 200 free) and Walter Lehneis (200 IM, 200 breaststroke) all won two individual events apiece for the Green and White.
• Lucero was first in the 1000 free by 22 seconds, Dibbayawan came in first in the 50 free and second in the 100 free, and Polakoff added a win in the 200 backstroke and a runner-up showing in the 100 backstroke.

NEWMAC HONORS FOR HUYNH
• After winning each of his four individual events and being a part of three more relay victories, Huynh was selected as the NEWMAC Swimmer of the Week on Tuesday.
• He took first place in the 1000 free and 100 butterfly against Norwich and Regis on Saturday and followed it up by winning the 100 free and 200 free versus Springfield on Sunday.

BEAVER BITES
• Amoroso has come in first in seven of eight diving events this season, which includes victories in all four 3-meter competitions.
• Hu has won six events all in the freestyle, Demoine owns five wins across three breaststroke events, and Voce has recorded a pair of first-place finishes in both the 50 free and 100 free.
• Eight different male swimmers have won at least one race this season.

LOOKING AHEAD
• After taking next weekend off, the Beavers wrap up the fall semester with the three-day Gompei Invitational at WPI from November 30-December 2.

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