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Swimming & Diving Splits With Host Drexel
Women were victorious 182-107; Men edged out by Dragons 153-146
November 10, 2012Tweet
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Binghamton swimming and diving program earned a split at Drexel, Saturday afternoon from the Daskalakis Athletic Center. The women won 182-107, while the men were edged out by the Dragons 153-146. Binghamton posted ten individual winners between its two teams.
The women were led by senior Karissa Gorman, who was victorious in both breaststroke events. Gorman won the 100 breast with a time of 1:10.05 and completed the sweep with a winning time of 2:27.71 in the 200 breast. Freshman Haley Rice had a historical day, earning her first collegiate victory winning the 200 fly in a time of 2:11.17. She also touched second in the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.20.
Lauren Flower, Caitlin Kelly and Kimberly Robertson also posted victories on the day. Flowers won the 1000 free (10:35.82) while Kelly touched first in the 50 free (24.25) for her third straight win of the season in the event. Robertson took first in the one and three meter dives with scores of 189.67 and 203.99, respectively, earning her first collegiate wins.
For the men, two freshmen cruised to their first collegiate victories highlighted by Patrick Kilgallen, who won the 500 (4:48.20) and 1000 free (9:56.06). The Bearcats went 1-2-3 in the 1000 free with Isaac Vingan and Colin Figus placing second and third. Tommy Cummings also notched his first win as a Division I swimmer, winning the 200 IM (1:57.86).
Senior Tim Cabasino continued his impressive senior season with a victory in the 100 free (48.05) while freshman Brian McKenna won for the second week in a row, touching first in the 50 free (21.31). Devin Zdanowksi was impressive on the boards sweeping the one (257.24) and three meter (286.80) dives.
Binghamton will take a break from dual meet competition as they head to Bucknell next weekend for a championship-style invitational. The meet begins on Friday, Nov. 16 and continues through Sunday, Nov. 18. The Bearcats last competed in the Bucknell Invitational during the 2007-08 season.