Swimming and Diving Sinks to Loyola Greyhounds

The four first place showings for the men’s team came from the first-year students. Andrew Quinan took first in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 49.24. Liam Taylor also posted a freestyle win in the 500, clocking in at 4:56.48. Will Twizell found victory in the 400 IM, touching the wall at 4:23.46. Matt Hart brought back the final first place win in the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 2:09.09.

The men managed to take home a few second and third place finishes as well. Quinan finished second in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 22.38. Taylor also finished second in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:49.17. Twizell placed second in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:00.17), just out touching fellow first-year Vincent Huang (1:00.27) who took third.

Huang also took third in the 200 breaststroke, finishing with a time of 2:14.39. Junior Aidan McCormick placed third in the 100 yard butterfly (56.19). Sophomore Eiann Bulatao posted a third place finish in 1-meter diving, scoring 118.75 points. The men’s 200 yard medley relay, featuring Twizell, Huang, McCormick and first-year Brock Cudahy, also placed second (1:39.39).

The women’s team brought home five first place finishes. First-year Maggie deTar placed first in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:59.90. First-year Colette Robinson took gold in the 50 yard freestyle, finishing in 25.68. Junior Bridget Vaughan posted the third freestyle win for the women in the 500 freestyle (5:19.69). Senior Sarah Bonson rounded out the Mount’s individual wins in the 400 IM with a time of 4:53.11. The women’s 200 medley relay of Sophomores Maddie McGraw and Lauren Gullickson, Bonson and deTar, finished first with a time of 1:52.80.

McGraw brought back a third place finish in the 200 yard backstroke, touching the wall at 2:13.08. Gullickson also posted a third place finish in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:33.24). The women’s 200 yard freestyle ‘A’ relay of Senior Morgan Runk, Junior Juliette Lacoste, Robinson and McGraw posted a second place finish with a time of 1:43.35.

This was the final meet of the regular season for both the men’s and the women’s teams. The women head to the Northeast Conference Championships Feb. 15-18 at MIT to finish out their season, followed by the qualifying men attending ECAC Championships March 3-5 at the United States Naval Academy.

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