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Swimming teams compete at Northeastern Invitational
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Boston, Mass.--The Binghamton University swim teams competed in their first invitational of the season over the weekend, competing at the Northeastern Invitational. On the men's side, Binghamton second of three teams in a triangular won by Division III Williams College. The women finished third of four as Northeastern captured the title.

Junior standout Chris McGuire (Essex, England/Palmer VI Form) was a triple winner individually, while sophomore Brian Roach (Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa) and Robert Kaczynski (Tychy, Poland/School of Sports) were each double winners on the men's side. McGuire took the 50 free (22.32) and 200 fly (1:57.16), finishing better than four seconds ahead of the field in the latter race. He also won the 100 fly (52.13) and touched second in the 100 back with a time of 55.69. Meanwhile, Roach was a winner in both the 1-meter (210.50) and 3-meter (210.95) diving events. Kaczynski captured the 200 IM (2:00.44) then outswam the field by more than four seconds in winning the 100 breast (58.96). Senior Magnus Lofgren (Umea, Sweden/Ostra), a transfer from the University of Utah, won the 500 free with a time of 4:47.23. He touched second in the 1650 free (17:07.83).

On the women's side, sophomore Hannah Clegg (Hampshire, England/Cams Hill) was a double-winner, capturing the 100 and 200 backstroke with times of 58.28 and 2:03.79, respectively. She finished nearly six seconds ahead of the field in the 200. Junior Yun Qu (Hangzhou, China) touched first in the 200 IM (2:10.27) and also won the 200 fly (2:04.35), finishing more than four seconds ahead of the field. Sophomore Huijue Cai (Shanghai, China/Shanghai Institute) won the 50 free with a time of 24.11 and classmate Laura Linek (Canandaigua, N.Y.) was first in the 100 free with a time of 53.59.

Both Bearcat squads enjoyed success in several relay events. The women captured the 200 free, 200 medley and 800 free relays, and finished second in the 400 medley and 400 free events.
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