The College of Staten Island swimming & diving team hosted bitter CUNYAC rivals Baruch College this evening at the CSI Sports & Recreation Center. The Dolphins were sunk by the Bearcats on both the men’s and women’s side. The men fell 140-96, breaking a two-meet win streak while the women fell 131-79. The loss knocks both the men and the women down to 1-5 on the year and 1-1 in the CUNYAC.
After both the men and the women failed to secure a top finish in the 200 medley relay, the would respond nicely with first-place finishes in the 1000 freestyle. Ewa Wojciechowska continued to show why she is one of the best in the CUNYAC, coming in first with a time of 12:00.50, 50 seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Jonathan Gorinshteyn followed up with a first-place finish of his own with a time of 11:30.22, with 44 seconds to spare. Wojciechowska was not done, as she once again took the top spot in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:06.64, three seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.
Victoria Crea continues to dominate the 50 freestyle. Crea finished with a time of 26.65 to take the top spot. Jessica Shaw took the stop on the one-meter diving portion of the meet with a score of 123.80 beating out Alyssa Dunn’s 119.62. Nicholas Defonte earned a first-place finish in 100 freestyle with a time 51.64. Adil El Haddad and Ayman El Haddad both picked up top finishes in the diving portion of the meet.
The Dolphins are back in action on December 1-3 for the Drew University Invitational.