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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...

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...

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