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Men's Swimming & Diving Puts in Dominant Performance to Beat Springfield, 164-130

Men's Swimming & Diving Puts in Dominant Performance to Beat Springfield, 164-130

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Babson College men's swimming & diving team won 11 of 14 swimming events on its way to defeating Springfield College, 164-130, in a dual meet on Sunday afternoon inside Art Lickliter Natatorum.

Babson, which defeated Norwich and Regis on Saturday, improves to 5-1 in dual meets this season, while Springfield slips to 0-3 on the year.

Junior Alex Damiecki (Centerville, Mass.), first-year Aaron Huynh (Mission Viejo, Calif.) and classmate Walter Lehneis (Hackettstown, N.J.) all posted two individual wins apiece for the Beavers. Damiecki was victorious in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.76) and 100 butterfly (52.45), Huynh claimed the 100 free (47.74) and 200 free (1:46.55), and Lehneis took first with times of 2:14.99 in the 200 breaststroke and 2:02.61 in the 200 IM. He also added a runner-up showing in the 200 free.

Junior Jack Lucero (Huntington Beach, Calif.) won the 1000 free by nearly 22 seconds with a time of 10:22.71 and finished as the runner-up in the 500 free. Sophomore Lachlan Dibbayawan (Bangkok, Thailand) was victorious with a time of 22.47 in the 50 free and later added a second-place finish in the 100 free, while classmate Taras Polakoff (Orange County, Calif.) touched the wall first in the 200 backstroke and was third in the 100 backstroke.

First-year Ethan Yoo (Redondo Beach, Calif.) recorded runner-up finishes in both the 100 and 200 butterfly, sophomore Kevin Luu (Malden, Mass.) came in second in the 100 backstroke and senior Kenneth Mun (Hacienda Heights, Calif.) was second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 200 breaststroke. Senior Adam Kershner (Scottsdale, Ariz.) was third in the 200 free, while first-years Reid Chavez (Shelton, Conn.) and Aiden Asuncion-Duong (Ladera Ranch, Calif.) also placed third in the 200 butterfly and 200 free, respectively.

In addition to their success in the individual events, the Beavers quartet of Huynh, Dibbayawan, Damiecki and Yoo won both the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay.

Babson returns to action next Saturday when both its men's and women's teams travel to Clark for a 10 a.m. dual meet.

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