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    Men’s Swimming Sets Records Against BC

    Acevedo also helped his teammates immensely by winning the two diving events with an impressive margin. He earned 323.40 points in the one-meter diving event, with a margin of 140 against BC and took 349.87 points in the three-meter dive with a margin of 150 points against BC.

    Other notable finishes were Omer Ozcan’s first touch in the 100-yard backstroke in 55.07. What caught the audience’s attention was the monopolized first, second and third place finish in the 50-yard freestyle for which teammates Alex Kissel, Yoni Eldor and Dan Piastuck earned points. In later events, Eric Gaffey and Rafael Labour alongwith Ochmanksi earned first place in later events.

    Although the women’s team lost to the BC Eagles 164-133, some members showed exemplary individual wins. The international recruits – Anastasia Kiryushkina of Moscow, Russia, Adrienne Policht of Mississauga, Ontario and Maja Gudelj of Split, Croatia had impressive wins. Kiryushkina placed first in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:17.74, while Policht placed first in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:02.09.

    In the 50-yard freestyle, the Seawolves earned first place and second place by Maja Gudelj’s and Courtney Teague’s respective finishes. Gudelj kept up her winning streak by placing first in the 100-yard freestyle and contributing to the freestyle relay wins with her teammates. Another impressive win was Jessica Peters’ first place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:34.75, which’ edged the women’s team closer to the Eagles.

    The men and the women’s swimming team next face Fordham in an off-campus meet on Nov. 7 at 5:00 PM.

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