The College of Staten Island swimming & diving program will look to level out at .500 this afternoon when they take on Brooklyn College in their first CUNYAC meet of the season. The Dolphins and Bulldogs will race through the water at the CSI Sports & Recreation Center at 5:00 pm.
CSI vs BROOKLYN COLLEGE
Matchup: CSI Men (0-1), Women (0-1) vs. Brooklyn Men (0-0), Women (0-0)
Where: CSI Sports & Recreation Center, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314
All-Time Series: CSI women lead 12-1, CSI men lead 11-1
Last Meeting: vs. Brooklyn – November 4, 2016 – CSI Men won 159-61, CSI Women 136-79
Players to Watch (CSI): Ewa Wojciechowska will look to lead the women tonight in their first CUNYAC meet of the season. Wojciechowska picked up two first-place finishes in her last outing while helping her relay team to a third-place finish. Victoria Crea will speed through the water in the shorter events. In the last outing, Crea powered her way to a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle. On the men’s side, Nick Defonte will look to keep his good form and bounce back from a close loss against the Knights. Ayman El Haddad is coming off of a diving performance that earned him CUNYAC Diver of the Week and he will look to make an impact tonight.
Players to Watch (BC): Semona Bardman paced the Bulldogs in their first outing of the season en route to a seventh-place finish. On the men’s side, Thomas Wong won the 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 29.35. Also adding assistance was Omar Hasan-Hafez when he won the 100-yard IM with a time of 1:00.
News & Notes: The men’s team has won five straight meets against the Bulldogs while the women have won 12 straight and both will look to keep their streaks alive tonight. The women last lost a CUNYAC meet back on December 9, 2016 against Hunter College while the men’s last CUNYAC loss came on November 6, 2014.