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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,...

Swimming Senior Day

Swimming Senior Day

Emily Doyle and Justin Schaumberger

January 23, 2020

The Bison men’s swimming and diving team hosted their senior night on Jan. 18 as they competed against Boston College. The Bison were surrounded by a huge support system filled with family and friends in honor of their seniors. The Bison held a strong meet but lost 181-113. With this, the Bison...

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,...

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...

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...

Athlete of the Week: Julie Byrne ’19, Women’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019

Julie Byrne ’19 has been a crucial member of the Bison women’s swimming and diving team during her time at the University. Byrne specializes in the backstroke, medley swimming, and fly. She holds several program records, including fourth-fastest 200 backstroke (1:58.74), fifth-fastest 100 backstroke...

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