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Swimming And Diving To Host Army Friday

Bob Newcomb and the Minutewomen will be looking to continue their dominance against Army Friday evening.

Bob Newcomb and the Minutewomen will be looking to continue their dominance against Army Friday evening.

Oct. 18, 2012

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    AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass men's and women's swimming and diving teams are set to host Army, Friday at 5:00 p.m., for their 2012-13 home opener. Both teams are coming off a loss last weekend against Boston University. The meet is set to be televised on CBS 3 Now (Comcast 293, Charter 230) and online via UMass All-Access.

    Despite their 182.5-116.5 loss to the Terriers last weekend, the Minutemen had two swimmers recognized by the Atlantic 10 for their performances.

    Chris Inglis was named A-10 Performer of the Week after winning both the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle events.

    Kyle Vieira received the A-10 Rookie of the Week honor following his first career meet. Vieira, finished second in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 1000-yard freestyle.

    The Minutemen will be looking to improve on their 2-5 all-time record against Army. Last season the Black Knights were able to come out on top, defeating UMass from West Point, 177-112.

    The Minutewomen also had standout performances in their loss to BU.

    Senior diver Michaela Butler was named A-10 Co-Performer of the Week after winning both the one- and three-meter diving events. In the one-meter she qualified for the NCAA B-cuts with a score of 290.10.

    Molly Smyth also had a great day in the pool setting a school record in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:18.72, good for a second-place finish.

    The women hold a 6-1 all-time record against Army. Last season they won a 151-149 thriller from West Point.

     

     

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