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Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted the 2019 Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championship meet on Feb. 20-23. The men’s team finished third with 397 points. Charlie McFarland ’19 was a key contributor to his team’s success. He broke the 31-year-old record for...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams take third at PL Championships

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams take third at PL Championships

Brittany Willwerth and Patrick Dempsey, Sports Co-Editors

February 28, 2019

Over the course of the four-day-long Patriot League Swimming & Diving Championships held in Kinney Natatorium, the Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams broke numerous records as each swam to an overall third place finish. Stand-out Maddie Hartigan ’22 won a gold medal in the 1,650...

Swimming and diving shines at Bison Invite

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams impressed at the Bison Invite held in Kinney Natatorium on Feb. 2. The women’s team recorded 28 top-three finishes, 12 of which were winning performances, while the men’s team earned 14 top finishes.   For women’s diving, Paige...

Swimming and diving celebrate Senior Day before facing off against Lehigh

Swimming and diving celebrate Senior Day before facing off against Lehigh

Megan Keeney, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Subheadline: Women’s swimming and diving reach program’s best record since 2013-14 while men fall by 4 points   The Bison women’s swimming and diving team improved to an overall record of 8-1 after a solid victory over Lehigh on Jan. 26.  The Bison women outscored the Mountain Haw...

Swimming and Diving prepares for Senior Day

Sarah Dimock,  Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019

Due to weather conditions, the Bison Swimming and Diving team’s trip to New York City on Jan. 20 was canceled. The Orange and Blue were supposed to face off in a dual meet at Columbia’s Percy Uris Natatorium. The women’s team was scheduled for a matchup against the Wagner Seahawks, while the men...

Men’s and women’s swimming both win two out of three at quad meet

Men’s and women’s swimming both win two out of three at quad meet

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

November 8, 2018

Both the Bison men’s and women’s swimming teams topped American and Lafayette and fell to Navy in a quad meet held at Kinney Natatorium on Nov 3. The men’s team had 10 top-three finishes across the races. The 200 meter freestyle relay race was the lone first-place finisher for the men, with...

Swimming and diving shines in second weekend of competition

Swimming and diving shines in second weekend of competition

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018

Maddie Hartigan ’22 and Maggie Wyngowski ’21 led the Bison women’s swimming and diving team for the second week in a row, defeating Johns Hopkins 182-112 on Oct. 20. Despite a tough battle, the men’s swimming and diving team fell to Johns Hopkins by a score of 174-114. For the women, Hartigan...

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Women’s swimming collects two wins, men’s team loses one

Megan Keeney, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018

The Bison women’s and men’s swimming and diving teams started their season off at home on Oct. 13. The women’s team got off to a strong start, winning their tri-meet against both the Boston University Terriers and the Richmond Spiders. The men’s team was defeated by Boston University 182-114....

Women’s swimming and diving takes third, men’s ninth at ECAC Championship

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

March 1, 2018

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in the ECAC Championships held from Feb. 23-25 at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center in New Brunswick, NJ. The men’s team took ninth overall with 177 points, while the women's team finished in third with 309 points. On the men’s...

Men’s swimming and diving places third, women take fourth in League Championship

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

February 22, 2018

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in the Patriot League Championship from Feb. 14-17 in Annapolis, Md. at Navy’s Lejeune Hall. The men’s team finished the weekend in third place overall, their best showing in five years, while the women took fourth. Following...

Swimming and diving teams placed on strict sanctions

Elise Covert and Lauren Whelan

September 21, 2017

The University Department of Athletics & Recreation released a statement announcing strict sanctions on the men’s and women’s varsity swimming and diving teams on Sept. 12. Upon investigation, the teams were found to have hosted events with underage drinking. Additionally, the athletics department uncovered an...

Women’s swimming and diving ends season with 2nd-place finish at ECAC Championships

Marta Considine, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

The men’s and women’s Bison swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. for the ECAC Championships on March 3–5. After three days of competition, the women finished second, while the men finished in 10th place. On the first day of competition, Paige Daniel ’17 jumped into program top te...

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