POSTGAME INTERVIEWS – The College of Staten Island men’s swim team bounced back after losing to Ramapo College and beat Queens College (NY) 130-98 improving their record to 2-1 overall while the Knights dropped to 2-1.
The men started off on the right foot as they jumped out to an early lead as they took first place in the 200 yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:42.87 which consisted of Danila Novikov, Andrey Tarasov, Timothy Sweeney, and Sergio Miranda. Stephen O’Driscoll set the bar high over the weekend as he put up a time of 12:18.67 in the 1000 yard freestyle then tonight, set a new season best of 11:53.36 coming in first three minutes ahead of the second place finisher.
CSI was dominant tonight as they took first place in 9 of 13 events leaving little room for the Knights to score any points.
John Pignatelli led the diving squad with a score of 227.55 on the 1 meter, dive which significantly increased his season best from 199.05. Novikov set a new season best time in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 48.42 beating the old season best 59.25 set by Miranda over the weekend.