The College of Staten Island swimming & diving team returns to action tonight when they host CUNYAC rivals, Baruch College, at the CSI Sports & Recreation Center at 6:00 pm.
CSI vs BARUCH
Matchup: CSI Men (1-4), Women (1-4) vs. Baruch Men (2-2), Women (1-3)
Where: CSI Sports & Recreation Center, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314
All-Time Series: BC women lead 11-5, CSI men lead 12-3
Last Meeting: vs. Baruch – November 18, 2016, BC-W won 128-71, CSI-M won 104-101
Players to Watch (CSI): The Dolphins will be in full attack mode tonight when they host bitter CUNYAC rivals, Baruch College. Ewa Wojciechowska and Victoria Crea will display their speed through the pool as they search for their second win of the season. They will get support from Alyssa Dunn on the boards while Alicia Defonte will aid the team as well. For the men, the El Haddad brothers will shine on both the one-meter and three-meter boards while Jonathan Gorinshteyn and Nick Defonte look to pick up first-place finishes in their events.
Players to Watch (BC): Ashley Louke is coming off of a first-place finish in the 50 free against CUNYAC opponents, York College. Amanda Lee will look to pick up another top finish in the 200 IM tonight against the Dolphins. On the men’s side, David Matskovsky will take on the Dolphins’ top swimmers in the freestyle event as he tries to lift his team over the Dolphins.
News & Notes: For the men, the Dolphins have won the last two meetings while the Bearcats on the women’s side have won the last 9. The Bearcats and Dolphins normally finish atop the CUNYAC standings, so look for tonight’s meet to be an excitingly close meet.