WALTHAM, Mass.—The Babson College swimming and diving teams were swept in a dual meet by Division II Bentley University on Tuesday night at the Dana Center Pool. The men were defeated 140-99, while the women fell 137-69 to the Falcons.
The Beavers' men's squad won seven events on the night, led by three from standout junior An Truong (West Roxbury, Mass.). He opened the meet with a 34-second victory in the 1000-yard freestyle, posting a time of 10:21.23, and followed it up by touching the wall first in the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 1:59.70. Truong wrapped up his night by swimming a time of 4:52.60 to claim another easy victory in the 500 free.
Senior Dominick Tocci (Brooklyn, N.Y.) also performed well for the Green and White with a sweep of the diving events. He posted a score of 194.02 on the 1-meter board and then totaled 223.94 points at the 3-meter height. Junior Austen Noh (San Jose, Calif.) was victorious with a time of 1:00.59 in the 100-yard breaststroke, while first-year Alex Grant (St. Petersburg, Fla.) claimed the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.09.
Sophomore Anton Pronichenko (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) posted the men's lone runner-up finish in the 100-yard breaststroke, and senior Paris Waranimman (Pebble Beach, Calif.) came in third in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle. Noh also added a third-place showing in the 200 IM. Grant finished fourth in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle, while sophomore Kevin Shivers (Mercersburg, Pa.) touched the wall fourth in the 100 back.
In the women's half of the meet, the Beavers were led by senior Ascia Johnson (North Brunswick, N.J.) and sophomore Paris Ekman (Fargo, N.D.). Johnson came in second in the 100-yard breaststroke and third in the 50 free, while Ekman was second on the 1-meter diving board with a score of 229.57 and third in the 3-meter competition.
Senior Kendall Ford (Geneva, Ill.) came in third in the 100-yard butterfly and fourth in the 200-yard IM, and sophomore Mallory Ham (Norwalk, Conn.) finished third in the 100 free. SophomoreMadeline Dupre (Fiskdale, Mass.) was fourth in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle, while juniorsPaige Sullivan (Stoughton, Mass.) and Becca Greenberg (Beverly, Mass.) finished fourth in the 1000 free and 100 free, respectively. First-year Reilly Robbins also posted a fourth-place showing in the 100-yard backstroke.
Babson returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Bridgewater State University in its final home meet of the year at 6 p.m.