Swimming & Diving Sweeps Home Opener
Army West Point Swimming & Diving picked up the first victories of its 2021 season at Crandall Pool, as the men defeated Binghamton (193.00-98.00) and the women downed both Vermont (190.00-110.00) and Binghamton (210.00-90.00).
The Men’s Meet: Army dominated the meet, taking home all 16 of the night's events. Kevin Lin led the Cadets with three individual wins, taking home the 100 Back, the 200 Back and the 200 IM.
In total, the Cadets swept six different events and secured the top two spots in all but five. The meet was additionally highlighted by freshmen CJ Bernauer (1000 Free), Jack Mowery (200 Fly) and Ian Shahan (100 Fly) collecting their first collegiate victories. The team is now 2-0 all-time against Binghamton.
The Women’s Meet: The Black Knights dropped a handful of results to Vermont early on, but then rebounded and captured six-straight swims to regain the momentum. Army was able to hold on to defeat the Catamounts and had the Bearcats under control throughout the evening.
Aurelie Migault (100/200 Breast), Melinda Zhang (200 Fly/200 IM) and Meghan Cole (100 Free/100 Fly) all picked up a team-best two victories apiece while the Cadets took home all but five events. The wins were the first of Cole's career and the rookie was joined in achieving the milestone by classmate Clara Williams, who paced the 200 Back. On the boards, Minh Donnell scored 247.58 in the 3m event for her first win as a Black Knight.
With the results, Army is now 7-0 all-time against Binghamton and knotted up in its history with Vermont at 4-4. Read more.