Women's Swimming

Men And Women S&D Lead After Day One

The Minutewomen will look to expand their lead from day one starting at 10 am Saturday morning.

The Minutewomen will look to expand their lead from day one starting at 10 am Saturday morning.

Nov. 4, 2011


AMHERST, Mass. - At the conclusion of day one of a two-day meet with Binghamton, the UMass men's swimming and diving team lead the Bearcats, 54-39, after 11 events. The women also lead going into day two, 53.5-39.5. Day two of the meet starts up tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., however, the online webcast will begin its broadcast at 3 pm.

The men got their scoring started by taking the top two spots in the 200 medley relay. The team of Hao Luong, Timothy Gladyshev, Chris Inglis and Peter Sacco claimed first touching the wall at 1:35.56. Colin Mulcahy, Michael Glenn, Eric Zeimetz and John Conway came in behind them at a time of 1:36.67.

Minutemen also finished one-two in the 1000-yard freestyle. Joey Sbordon came in first at a time of 9:34.07. Inglis came in behind him at 9:38.95.

After sitting out a week with an injury, Alexander Merkulov once again claimed first place in the three-meter dive scoring a 296.40. Conor Dunn finished in fourth (210.60).

The Minutewomen started the day by tying Binghamton in the 200 medley relay. Amina Meho, Katie Arnott, Sarah Kanellas and Zoe Judd finished with a time 1:49.06, matching the Binghamton A relay.

Arnott took first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:10.64, Kaitlyn McKenna took third in the event touching the wall at 2:13.24.



UMass was also able to take first and third in the 50-yard freestyle, with Judd taking first finishing with a time of 24.28, and Meho in third with a time of 24.84. Chelsea Downing took second-place in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:39.31).

Michaela Butler continued her diving dominance taking first in the one-meter event with a score of 275.62. Rachel Dushman took third (218.32) and Kate Middleton took fifth (155.10).

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