S&D Complete Sweep Of Binghamton, Saturday
Nov. 5, 2011
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).
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.
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).
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.