Barron, Cortens Win Twice As Boston College Sweeps Providence

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By Chandler Brandes, ACC Beat Writer

Boston College travelled to Providence on Friday, where the Eagle men defeated the Friars 147-56, while the Boston College women took down Providence 120-85. The meet was swum in short course meters.

Both the Eagle women (4:30.72) and men (3:55.48) won the 400 medley relay. The men went on to win the 400 free relay (3:29.97) while the women took second (4:07.58).

Anthony Richardson (1:54.14) and Matthew Zerweck (2:00.47) went 1-2 in the men’s 200 free. Richardson later won the 400 free (4:02.48).

The Eagle men swept the men’s 200 fly, led by Taylor Cortens (2:08.66). They also swept the men’s 50 free, led by Dan Kelly (22.91). Cortens later won the 400 IM (4:36.21).

Conor Chamness won the men’s 100 free (53.47), followed by teammate Cole Vanderwel (55.11). Maureen Barron won the women’s 50 free (27.20) and 100 free (1:00.37).

Ali McDonough won the women’s 200 breast (2:46.10), followed by teammate Abbi Kordell (2:48.76). Billy Miller won the men’s 200 breast (2:32.64).

Other Eagle event winners included Emily Mann in the women’s 400 IM (5:15.21), Josh Williams in the men’s 200 back (2:10.43), and Emily Smith in the women’s 200 fly (2:27.80).

Boston College has a quick turnaround as they host Boston on Saturday at 1pm EST.

Full meet results: 2016 Boston College vs Providence – Results

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Author: Chandler Brandes

Chandler Brandes is a junior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She is a former swimmer for the Catamounts and this is her third year on board with Swimming World.

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