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Meet Preview: Women's Swimming & Diving at Simmons

Meet Preview: Women's Swimming & Diving at Simmons

Women's Swimming & Diving at Simmons
Tuesday, November 15—6 p.m.
Holmes Sports Center Pool—Boston, Mass.

THE SERIES
Babson and Simmons will compete in a dual meet for the 20th straight year on Tuesday night. The Beavers are 11-7-1 against the Sharks since 1997, but have dropped two straight meets in the series.

LAST MEETING
Sophomore Tessa Amoroso was victorious on both the 1- and 3-meter diving boards in Babson's 200-84 loss to Simmons on December 1, 2015, at Morse Pool. Becca Greenberg '16 won the 50 free, while senior Mallory Ham and junior Reilly Robbins finished second in the 200 free and 50 backstroke, respectively.

SCOUTING THE SHARKS
Simmons (3-0-1) stayed unbeaten on the year with a 139.5-139.5 tie against Wellesley on Saturday. The Sharks won nine of the 16 events, led by sophomore Laura Simpson, who was first in the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle. Senior Miriam Swisher won the 200 backstroke and 200 free, while first-year Cristina Samaniego was victorious on both the 1- and 3-meter diving boards. Junior Natalie Giraldi (100 breaststroke) and sophomore Kerry Fleming (100 free) also added one win apiece for Simmons.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
Babson (0-6) won three events and enjoyed strong individual performances at Norwich on Saturday, where it fell 120-110 to the host Cadets and 121-100 to Regis. Senior Paris Ekman and Amoroso finished first and second in the 1-meter diving competition, while first-year Tirza Rentovich won the 50-yard freestyle. Sophomore Maria Orive was the runner-up in the 200 free, senior Madeline Dupre came in second in the 100 backstroke and sophomore Olivia Gilbert finished third in both the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle for the Beavers.

NOTABLE
The Beavers' 200-yard medley relay squad of Gilbert, Ham, Rentovich and first-year Cassandra Collins posted a victory at Norwich on Saturday. 

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