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Women’s Swimming and Diving throttles La Salle

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Lauren Medeiros, Photography Co-Editor / The Bucknellian

Women’s Swimming and Diving defeated La Salle last week, 185-115 at home in Kinney Natatorium. The Orange and Blue led the entire way, winning 10 of 16 events and improving to 4-4 in dual meets this season.

Besides the 10 event wins, the Bison also had 9 second-place finishes, and a 1-2-3 sweep in four different races. 

Esme Hunter ’24 won two events, the 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle, and also swam the fourth leg of the Bison’s 200 freestyle relay team.

Two of the Bison’s 1-2-3 sweeps came in the 400 IM, where Kyla Kelly ’26 won, Kelly Byrne ’27 came in second, and Skye Sunderhauf ’25came in third. Another dominating performance was the 200 butterfly, where Sunderhauf won, Kelly came in second, and Rylie Giles ’25 came in third.

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In total, the Bison had 10 first-place finishes, 9 second-place finishes, and 11 third-place finishes to go along with 4 different 1-2-3- sweeps.

The next matchup for the Bison will be at home vs. Lehigh on Jan. 27th.

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