Men's Swimming

Swimming and Diving Teams Split With Boston College

Dylan Smith won three events for the UMass swimming team in its win over Boston College.

Dylan Smith won three events for the UMass swimming team in its win over Boston College.

Feb. 8, 2003

In their final home meet of the year, the University of Massachusetts swimming diving teams split with Boston College. The Minutemen topped the Eagles, 183-117, while the Minutewomen fell, 175-123.

On the men's side, sophomore Dylan Smith won two individual events and was part of the winning 200-yard medley relay. Smith claimed the 200-yard butterfly with a clocking of 1:54.42 to lead a 1-2-3 UMass finish in that event. Later in the afternoon, he was victorious in the 100-yard butterfly in 51:68, over two seconds ahead of second place. In the 200-yard medley relay, he teamed with Justin Houck, Peter Tawczynski and Chad Arnold to win the event in 1:36.44. Houck was also victorious in the 100-yard backstroke (52.59). Tawczynski claimed the 100-yard breaststroke in 58.70, and Brandon Doane won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:55.52. The 400-yard freestyle relay of Ryan Zaucha, Arnold, Tommy Keane and Ron Bellamy won the event in 3:05.52, 10 seconds ahead of second place. The Minutemen were also victorious in both diving events. Doane claimed the one-meter title with a score of 264.60, and Logan Alomar won the three-meter event with a score of 280.95.

The women's team claimed six titles, led by Kate Allery and Lizzy Boyle, each with two wins. Allery claimed both diving events, winning the one-meter dive by over 55 points (288.43) and the three-meter dive by over 40 points (260.47). Lizzy Boyle won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.42 and the 50-yard freestyle in 24.97. Christen Dexter claimed the 100-yard breaststoke in 1:08.34. The other Minutewomen victory came from Diana Alberti in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:10.14.



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