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Men's Swimming & Diving Earns Split At WPI Tri-Meet

Men's Swimming & Diving Earns Split At WPI Tri-Meet

WORCESTER, Mass.—The Babson College men's swimming & diving team earned a split at the WPI tri-meet on Saturday afternoon, cruising past Brandeis 212-67, and dropping a 167-122 decision to the Engineers.

Babson is now 3-1 on the season, while WPI stayed unbeaten at 3-0 and Brandeis dropped to 0-3.

Senior Isaac Breen-Franklin (Severna Park, Md.) highlighted the day for the Green and White, earning one of the team's two individual victories in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:59.88. Breen-Franklin also finished third 200 free and fifth in the 100 free.

Sophomore An Truong (West Roxbury, Mass.) also had another strong performance, crusing to a win in the 400-yard individual medley, while also finishing second 200-yard butterfly, and third in the 1000-yard freestyle. Junior Dominick Tocci (Brooklyn, N.Y.) also had a strong showing for the Green and White, winning the 3-meter diving completion with a score of 181.40, and finishing second at the 1-meter height.

Senior Steven Jacobi (Cranbury, N.J.) finished third in both the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke, while classmate Rene Del Castillo (Cancun, Mexico) also posted a pair of third-place finishes in the 200 back and 500 free, respectively. First-year Kevin Shivers (Mercersburg, Pa.) came in second in the 100-yard backstroke and fourth in the 100-yard butterfly, and classmate Bill Kim (McLean, Va.) came in second in the 200 back.

The Beavers 200-yard freestyle relay team of Jacobi, Truong, Shivers and sophomore Paris Waranimman (Pebble Beach, Calif.) came in first in a time of 1:28.44.

Babson returns to action next Saturday, hosting Norwich in its home opener at 1 p.m. at Morse Pool.