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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...

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...

Swim and dive face rival Lehigh as season nears end

Bri Pomonis, Senior Writer

January 25, 2018

Bison swim and dive faced season rival Lehigh in the penultimate meet of the season on Jan. 20. The women secured a 171-129 victory, while the men dropped a 155-133 loss. Coming off a loss against Army, the women totaled nine individual victories and a win in the 200 medley relay to serve Lehigh...

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