Swimming and Diving Dominates Gordon

Swimming and Diving Dominates Gordon

WENHAM, Mass. -- The Babson College swimming and diving teams combined for 25 first-place finishes as the Beavers posted a dual meet sweep of host Gordon College on Wednesday night. The men won their half of the meet, 101-59, while the women prevailed, 130-106.

The Babson men claimed wins in 13 of 14 events, with four  swimmers claiming multiple individual victories. Junior Ted Plaisted (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) continued to swim well for the Beavers, picking up a team-high three wins with first-place efforts in the 200 free, 100 free, and 200 IM. First-year Mike Regan (Towaco, N.J.) added victories in the 500 free and 1000 free, classmate Tom Foutsitzis (Shrewsbury, Mass.) added wins in the 50 fly and 100 fly, and sophomore Joel Bonina (Marstons Mills, Mass.) won the 50 breast and 100 breast.

Other individual winners for the men included senior Ricardo Ramirez (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) in the 50 free and senior co-captain Philippe Noelting (Toronto, Ontario). The Beavers also received wins from the 200 medley relay team of Noelting, Bonina, senior Thayer Glasscock (Franklin, Tenn.), and sophomore Mauricio Krantzberg (Cancun, Mexico) as well as the free relay quartet of Regan, senior Jose Villamar (Bronx, N.Y.), first-year Geoffrey Suen (Scarsdale, N.Y.), and sophomore Mauricio Krantzberg (Cancun, Mexico).

The women's team also dominated its half of the meet, winning 12 of 14 events, including multiple wins from three swimmers. First-year Mallory Mosk (San Clemente, Calif.) led the way with first-place finishes in the 1000 free, 100 fly, and 200 IM, while classmate Meaghan Rohde (St. Paul, Minn.) added wins in the 200 free and 100 back and sophomore Mia Filippini (Lake Forest, Ill.) prevailed in the 50 free and 500 free.

Also recording victories for the Babson women were senior co-captain Sabrina List (Red Bank, N.J.) in the 50 back, first-year Nikita Nadkarni (North Brunswick, N.J.) in the 50 breast, and first-year Brittany Bishop (Little Neck, N.Y.) in the 100 free. The 200 medley relay team of Nadkarni, Filippini, Rohde, and sophomore Christina Stone (Haverhill, Mass.) also finished first, as did the 200 free relay squad of Filippini, Bishop, first-year Chandra Kelley (Natick, Mass.), and first-year Sara Martinek (Riverside, Ill.).

Both the men and women will return to action this Saturday, when the Beavers head to Vermont for a 1 p.m. dual meet at Norwich.

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