STORRS, Conn. -- The men's and women's swimming & diving teams both defeated Fordham on Saturday, October 21 at the Wolff-Zackin Natatorium in Storrs, Conn. The women's team won by a 155-140 count while the men's team won 157-135.
"Overall it was a good step for our team," head coach Chris Maiello said. "We raced on consecutive days and were arguably better on our second day. Typically that's a good sign we are training well. We are looking forward to getting a few weeks of training in before our next meet at SCS."
¬Georgia Apostolu backed up her strong performance yesterday with two more victories. Apostolu won the 100 Back (56.46) and the 200 Back (2:03.70) marking the second-straight dual-win afternoon. Eliza Manning also put together a dual-win afternoon, finishing in the top spot in the 50 Free (24.22) and the 100 Free (52.17).
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On the men's side, Will Kearsey was once again a dual winner, earning the top spot in the 100 Back (50.73) and the 200 Back (1:51.79). Markus Hunter also won a pair of events against Ram swimmers on Saturday, winning the 200 Breast with a time of 2:05.88 and the 100 Back with a time of 57.66.
Daniel Kinney helped the men secure victory with wins in the 1-Meter and 3-Meter Dive.
Both squads are back in action on Friday, November 3 when the team travels down I-91 to take on Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. The meet begins at 5 p.m.