Men Win 11 Races As Swimming & Diving Splits Dual Meet At Bridgewater State

Men Win 11 Races As Swimming & Diving Splits Dual Meet At Bridgewater State

BRIDGEWATER, Mass.—The Babson College men's and women's swimming & diving teams split a dual meet at Bridgewater State on Thursday night. The Beaver men put together a dominant performance to top the Bears, 130-90, while the Green and White fell in the women's race, 126-93.

Babson won all 11 swimming events and finished first and second in eight different individual races in the men's half of the meet. Senior An Truong (West Roxbury, Mass.) once again recorded victories in all three of his races as he captured the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle, as well as the 200-yard individual medley. Classmate Andrew Wen (Boxborough, Mass.) also picked up two wins as he touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly.

Senior Austen Noh (San Jose, Calif.) edged first-year teammate Kenneth Mun (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) to win the 100-yard breaststroke, while fellow senior Chris Roan (East Wareham, Mass.) finished first in the 100-yard freestyle and recorded a runner-up showing behind sophomoreMitchell Posk (Boynton Beach, Fla.) in the 50-yard freestyle. Mun added a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle, and junior Kevin Shivers (Mercersburg, Pa.) and first-year Ryan Campbellfinished first and second in the 100-yard backstroke.

Sophomore Ross Ojerholm (Worcester, Mass.) came in second in the 100-, 200- and 500-yard freestyle, while classmate Austin Adamcheck (Newtown, Conn.) posted a runner-up finish in the 1000-yard freestyle for the Beavers.

The Babson women won three events and recorded eight runner-up finishes in its final meet of the regular season. Sophomore Fernanda Tilkian (Key Biscayne, Fla.) touched the wall first in the 100-yard backstroke, while the diving trio of junior Paris Ekman (Fargo, N.D.) and first-yearsTessa Amoroso (Rowley, Mass.) and Alua Noyan (Brookline, Mass.) swept the top three spots in both diving events. Ekman edged Amoroso on the 1-meter board before the two traded spots in the 3-meter event.

Junior Madeline Dupre (Fiskdale, Mass.) came in second in both the 100-yard breaststroke and 1000-yard freestyle, senior Becca Greenberg (Beverly, Mass.) was the runner-up in the 200-yard freestyle and sophomore Reilly Robbins (Centerville, Mass.) finished second in the 100-yard butterfly. Senior Alexis Duseau (Conway, Mass.) came in third in the 50-yard freestyle and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle, while first-year Maria Orive (Guatemala City, Guatemala) finished third and fourth, respectively, in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle.

The Babson men return to action on Saturday when they host Springfield at 1 p.m. to conclude the regular season, while the women's squad gets prepared for the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships, which begin on February 18.