Women's Swimming & Diving

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Meet Preview: Swimming & Diving vs. Clark

Meet Preview: Swimming & Diving vs. Clark

Swimming & Diving vs. Clark
Saturday, November 16 | 2 p.m.
Morse Pool | Babson Park, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson and Clark will meet for their annual dual meet on Saturday inside Morse Pool. The Beavers have won 10 consecutive men's meets and are 14-7 overall against the Cougars going back to 1998.
• The Babson women snapped a 13-meet losing streak against Clark last season in Worcester.

LAST MEETING
• The Babson men won eight of 11 swimming events and the women's team got multiple victories from a pair of competitors on the way to sweeping Clark on November 17, 2018, in Worcester.
• The Beavers won the men's meet 150-71, while the women edged the Cougars, 114-108.
• Tessa Amoroso '19 won both women's diving events and sophomore Elizabeth Demoine (200 IM, 100 breast) added two more victories for the Green and White.
• Seven different men collected a victory for Babson, including seniors Michael Cerny (50 free), Jack Lucero (500 free) and Alex Damiecki (100 butterfly).

SCOUTING THE COUGARS
• The Clark women (1-0) defeated Bridgewater State, 151-133, in their first dual meet of the year last Saturday.
• Allison Dubick (100 free, 200 free), Charlotte Bedford (50 back, 100 back) and Mira Siewart (50 breast, 100 breast) all won two events apiece for the Cougars.
• The Clark men (0-1) suffered a 138-132 in their half of the meet against Bridgewater State.
• Bernave Twyman came in first in the 100 butterfly and 500 free, while Gor Bagumyan (50 free), Phillip Bogaevsky (100 free), Nick Sakoff (200 free) and Eric Cobert (1000 free) each touched the wall first in one event for the Cougars.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• The Babson women (6-1) continued their hot start with wins over Regis (145-67) and Norwich (132-95) last Saturday in Northfield, Vt.
• Six different swimmers recorded at least one victory for the Green and White, highlighted by first-year Angela Li's two wins (100 breast, 200 IM) and senior Tirza Rentovich winning the 100 free and helping the Beavers recorded first-place results in both relay events.
• The Babson men (6-0) are coming off a dominating 168-122 win over Springfield in its home opener last Sunday.
• First-year Charles Wang won three times and set new school records in both the 200 backstroke and 200 IM as the Beavers came in first in 12 of 14 swimming events.
• Damiecki (100 butterfly, 200 butterfly), junior Lachlan Dibbayawan (50 free, 200 breast) and sophomore Aaron Huynh (100 free, 200 free) also won multiple events for Babson.

CONFERENCE HONORS CONTINUE FOR WANG
• A week after being selected as the league's men's swimmer of the week, Wang was tabbed as the NEWMAC Men's Co-Swimmer of the Week on November 11.
• In addition to his two school records, he won all five of his individual events and was part of two more wins in the relay events as the Beavers stayed unbeaten by defeating Norwich, Regis and Springfield.

UNCHARTED WATERS
• The Babson men came in at No. 9 when the CSCAA released its first Northeast-North Regional poll on Wednesday.
• The Beavers are one of three NEWMAC teams in the top 10 along with top-ranked MIT and No. 5 Coast Guard.

THAT WINNING FEELING
• First-years Leah Smith (1000 free), Caitlin Caron (100 back) and Lindsay Nowak (100 butterfly) all recorded a first-place finish in last Saturday's victories over Norwich and Regis.
• Luu won the men's 100-yard backstroke against Springfield last Sunday, while first-year Alvin Oentoro was part of two relay victories against the Pride and recorded individual first-place results in the 200 free and 100 butterfly.

UP NEXT
• Following a break for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Green and White will wrap up the fall semester with the three-day Gompei Invitational at WPI beginning on December 6.

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