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Swimming and diving finds success at ECAC championship

Justin Schaumberger, Sports Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis, Md. to compete in the ECAC Championships from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1. Both teams placed well, with the men finishing in 5th place out of 23 teams and the women securing 2nd place out of 25 teams. “ECACs is an optional...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving compete hard at Patriot League Championships

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 19, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. for the Patriot League Championship. The women secured second place with 533 points and the men finished fourth with 342.5 points. The first day of competition for the women was successful, as they remained...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving take eight events at Navy Invitational

Sarah Hazard, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams attended the Navy Invitational, their last meet before the Patriot League Championships. The Bison had strong performances, winning eight individual events and two relays between the men and women. Delaware, Holy Cross, Lafayette,...

Women make a big splash at Lehigh while men wade

Alex Bolinger, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Lehigh University to face the Mountain Hawks, a conference rival, in their final dual meets of the season. The women’s team was able to defeat Lehigh for a historic victory, while the men were unable to overcome a tough...

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced Patriot League rival, Loyola, on Nov. 23 in Baltimore. The women’s team improved their record to 6-1 on the season with a 171-129 win, while the men’s team suffered a tough 187-108 loss to bring their record to 5-2. Emma Hadley ’20,...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving faces three PL opponents

Florian Wozniak and Brittany Willwerth

November 14, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Annapolis, Md. to face Navy, American, and Lafayette in Patriot League play. Going into the weekend with a 3-0 overall record and a 2-0 record in Patriot League play, the team sought to build on their prior success. On...

Swimming and diving dominates, defeats Binghamton in home opener

Swimming and diving dominates, defeats Binghamton in home opener

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 31, 2019

In their home opener at Kinney Natatorium, the Bison men’s swimming and diving team defeated Binghamton by a team score of 172.5-127.5, while the Bison women’s swimming and diving team won by a team score of 174-121, building on their undefeated start to the season. The Orange and Blue collected...

Swimming and diving goes 2-0 against Patriot League rivals

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

October 25, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced two Patriot League opponents in their first scored competitions of the 2019-20 season on Oct. 18-19. Both teams swept Holy Cross and Boston University, leaving them each with 2-0 records as they prepare to host their home opener on Saturday,...

Bison swimming takes on UMBC in first meet of the season

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

October 10, 2019

As tradition has served for the past 13 years, the Orange and Blue started their swimming season with a meet against UMBC on Oct. 5. One of the many standouts of the meet was Catherine Craig ’23 who won the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:07.10. Craig went on to also collect the 400 meter...

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...

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