HAMILTON, New York, November 6. THE Colgate women's swimming and diving team dropped only one race all afternoon in a 209-89 win over Boston College at Lineberry Natatorium on Saturday.
The Raiders got three individual wins from senior Caren Guyett (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) and senior captain Erin McGraw (Penfield, N.Y.), while sophomore Lia Kunnapas (Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.) and sophomore Emma Santoro (Fall River, Mass.) contributed two wins apiece. Sophomore Kim Pilka (Great Falls, Va.) continued to dive well early on in the season, sweeping both events today.
The day started out well with a win in the 400-yard medley relay as Kunnapas, McGraw, Santoro and rookie Claire Hunter (Rye, N.Y.) combined for the victory at 3:54.30.
Guyett started her impressive outing with a win in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:28.26, while McGraw followed up with a win in the 200-yard freestyle at 1:53.99. Kunnapas got started in the 100-yard backstroke with a first-place finish at 57.16. Santoro was next with a win in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:06.59.
Sophomore Ryan Marynowski (White Plains, N.Y.) earned her individual win in the 200-yard fly with a time of 2:09. The next event was the 50-yard and the Raiders swept the first three places. Guyett led the way with a time of 24.49 and Hunter was second at 24.89. Rookie Hannah Fitton (Appleton, Wis.) was third with time of 25.02.
McGraw won her second event of the day with a swim of 52.80 in the 100-yard freestyle and Kunnapas got her second win as she swam in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:05.69. The 200-yard breaststroke was up next and Santoro won her second event of the day with a swim of 2:24.48.
Junior Jenna Daly (Garden City, N.Y.) came through in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:12.27 for a first-place finish. McGraw followed up with her third win of the day in the 100-yard butterfly at 57.34. In the final individual event of the day, Guyett earned the hat trick with a time of 2:10.72 in the 200-yard individual medley.
Pilka swept both diving events with a score of 266.54 in the 1-meter dive and also won the 3-meter dive at 270.6.
Meanwhile, the Colgate men's swimming and diving team won nine events this afternoon, but it wasn't enough as Boston College took home a 161-125 win on Saturday at Lineberry Natatorium.
Colgate got four total wins, including two individual victories, from junior Costas Hadjipateras (New Canaan, Conn.) and senior captain Tucker Gniewek (Mountain Lakes, N.J.). The two were also part of two relay wins during the meet.
The 400-yard medley relay kicked off the meet and the Raiders came out on top with a time of 3:34.22. The team included Hadjipateras, Gniewek, junior Teddy Perley (Harrison, N.Y.) and sophomore Dan Sweeney (New Canaan, Conn.). The same four came up with a win in the final event of the day as well in the 400-yard freestyle relay. They finished with a time of 3:11.63.
Junior Patrick White (Stamford, Conn.) earned his first victory of the season in the 200-yard freestyle at 1:46.17. Classmate Casey Powers (Chappaqua, N.Y.) was not far behind at 1:47.82 to take second.
Perley won his lone individual event, which came in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:00.5, while senior Devon Healy (New Canaan, Conn.) earned a win in the 200-yard backstroke at 2:12.68.
Hadjipateras' individual day began with a win in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:56.4 and he swept both fly events with a win in the 100-yard later on in the meet at 52.95 seconds. Gniewek won his first event with a time of 21.69 in the 50-yard freestyle and he shared it with Sweeney as the two reached the edge of the pool at the exact same time. Gniewek made it two event wins with a victory in the 100-yard freestyle, reaching out at 48.16 seconds.
Colgate will be back in action tomorrow afternoon on Senior Day as the Raiders host Boston University at 1 p.m. at Lineberry Natatorium.
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