Men's Swimming

S&D Complete Sweep Of Binghamton, Saturday

Senior Captain Joey Sbordon set a new pool record, Saturday, in the 400-yard IM

Senior Captain Joey Sbordon set a new pool record, Saturday, in the 400-yard IM

Nov. 5, 2011

Complete Results

AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass men's and women's swimming and diving teams concluded their two-day dual-meet with a sweep of Binghamton. The men's team won with a score of 189-125, while the women took the victory with a score of 185.5-133.5. Both teams will look forward now to their mid-season invitationals following a week off.

The morning session started with a new pool record for the Minutemen. In the 400 IM, Joey Sbordon was able to finish in first-place with a time of 4:01.35, taking down the old pool record of 4:02.92 set in 2000. He came in second in the 500 freestyle behind Chris Inglis with a time of 4:49.82. As a member of the 400 free relay team with Colin Mulcahy, Chris Inglis and Troy Nichols he claimed first with a time of 3:10.43.

Inglis had two individual first-place finishes on the day; the 200 free with a time of 1:41.55, and the 500 free with a time of 4:47.24. Former Rookie's of the Week Michael Glenn and Hao Luong were also able to claim multiple victories. Glenn was able to win the 200 breaststroke (2:08.22) along with the 100 breaststroke (59.35), while Luong claimed first-place in the 100 backstroke (1:54.06) and the 200 butterfly (1:55.25).

Other top finishes for the Minutemen were Colin Mulcahy in the 100 backstroke (51.78), and Eric Zeimetz in the 100 butterfly (51.79).

On the one-meter diving board Conor Dunn was able to capture first-place scoring a 291.37, while Alexander Merkulov took second with a score of 261.07.



Chelsea Downing and Zoe Judd dominated in the pool to lead the Minutewomen in day two. Downing was able to place first in both the 500-yard free with a time of 5:13.76 and the 400 IM with a time of 4:41.11. Judd captured first in the 200-yard free touching at 1:53.13 and the 100-yard free at 52.19.

The women saw other top finishes from Sarah Kanellas in the 100 fly (1:00.08), Hannah Markey in the 200 backstroke (2:09.91) and Katie Arnott in the 200 breaststroke (2:24.55).

There were also several second-place finishes. Arnott finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.15), Markey in the 100 backstroke (1:00.94), Anna Cavanaguh in the 500 free (5:16.07), Amina Meho in the 100 free (53.41), and Kaitlyn McKenna in both the 200 butterfly (2:12.88) and the 400 IM (4:41.83).

Michaela Butler once again finished first in the three-meter dive scoring a 247.43. Kate Middleton finished in fourth (189.82) and Rachel Dushman in sixth (152.55).

Both teams will be off next weekend as the divers prepare for the Gilbraith Invitational and the swimmers for the Terrier Invitational, the following weekend.

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