Dolphins Digest



December 7, 2018

The College of Staten Island men’s & women’s swimming & diving team will host Lehman College tonight in a CUNYAC meet. Both the men and the women are still in search of their first CUNYAC win, as are the Lightning so one of the two sides will be picking up their first conference wins tonight. 

Matchup: CSI M (2-1, 0-1) / CSI W (0-4, 0-2) vs. Lehman M (3-2, 0-0) / Lehman W (3-4, 0-1)
Where: The Tank – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY
All-Time Series: CSIM leads, 15-4 / CSIW leads, 18-2
Last Meeting: December 8, 2017 – CSIM won, 127-109 / CSIW won, 109-94
Players to Watch (CSI): Cecelia Mauro and Lisnette Solano each picked up a third-place finish in their last outing against Baruch. Alicia Defonte will lead the team through the lanes tonight. For the men, Khaled Hammam and Alex Semchenko cruised to wins to open the night and will need a repeat performance tonight to get the Dolphins into the win column. 
Players to Watch (LC): Sarina Eshtiaghi is coming off of a meet in which she won a pair of events.  Eshtiaghi won the 200 Freestyle before picking up the gold in the 100 Backstroke. Christina Hitchman will compete for a first-place finish in the 50 Freestyle while Patricia Gonzalez will look to assist where she can throughout the meet. For the men, Anton Kyrylenko will be on display and look to help his team pick up their first CUNYAC win of the year.
News & Notes: For the women, this will be the 21st meeting while it will be the 20th meeting on the men’s side. The last time the men dropped a result against the Lightning came back in 2013 while the women have remained unbeaten since 2012. In Staten Island, the men are 8-1 at home while the women are a perfect 10-0.

Source: CSI Dolphins

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