For Immediate Release: November 14, 2009
Contact: Ian Milne (
Phone: 607-777-6800

Binghamton swimming & diving rolls over Drexel in second home meet of the year

[Full Results...]

VESTAL, N.Y. -- The Binghamton men's and women's swimming and diving teams rolled over Drexel on Saturday afternoon at the Patrica A. Saunders Center. The men won 166-134 while the women took down the Dragons with a score of 182-118.

Freshman Tin Wai Siu placed first in the 200 fly (2:05.69) and the 100 fly (57.44) while junior Amanda Ciccone won both the 200 free (1:54.28) and the 200 breast (2:28.60) in life-time best time.

Danielle Gallo took the 100 breast (1:09.06) and Allyce Brand won the 50 free (25.12). Freshman Melissa Lindahl touched first in the 200 back (2:11.30) while fellow freshman Caitlin Nelson won the 100 free (55.14). Sophomore Kylie Cremer took the 400 IM in a time of 4:45.23.

On the boards sophmore Morgan Neal placed second on the three-meter (180.45) and fourth on the one-meter (166.43).

Junior Jason Chen won two races for the men, the 100 fly (52.27) and the 100 back (53.51). Sophomore Nolan Slesnick also picked up a pair for the Bearcats, and placed first in the 500 free (4:47.79) and the 400 IM (4:14.12).

Sophomore Joe Perez-Rogers touched first in the 100 free (48.01) and freshman Jon Dinces placed first in the 200 free (1:48.41) while fellow freshman Tim Cabasino took the 50 free (22.52).

Sophomore Nick Turner won the three-meter (268.80) while placing second on the one-meter with a score of 219.23.

Nelson, Dinces, Cabasino and Cremer all picked up their first collegiate victories with their wins.

"In the last couple of years, we really wanted to have power for both the men and the women and now we've got it. We were good against Vermont, but I think we were even better today. Big wins today," said head coach Sean Clark after the meet. "We're well balanced, we're focused, we're really enjoying seeing results after hard training."

The Bearcat women host Canisius next Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m. then head out on the road with the men to face Siena and Marist. The meet begins at 1 p.m.

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