The College of Staten Island Swimming & Diving squad will host York College in their final swim meet before the CUNYAC Championships tonight at 6 pm. It is also senior night and we will honor our seven seniors prior to tonight’s meet.
CSI vs. YORK COLLEGE
Matchup: College of Staten Island M (4-5, 2-1), W (4-7, 3-2) vs. York M (2-4-1, 0-3) W (0-10, 0-5)
Where: The Tank – 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
All-Time Series: CSIM leads 15-0, CSIW leads 18-0
Last Meeting: January 26, 2017 – CSIM won 151-36, CSIW won 102-46
Players to Watch (CSI): Pete Carle has three first-place finishes this season, placing in the top-3 in 13 of them. In their last meet against St. Joseph’s – BK, Carle picked up the top spot with a time of 1:02.83 in the 100-yard butterfly. Adil El Haddad sits in fifth in total points for the Dolphins as he dominates the diving portion of each meet. El Haddad sits with 120 points on the year and 12 first-place finishes. In the one-meter diving spot in the last meet, El Haddad tallied a score of 208.12. Cecelia Mauro took the top spot in the 1000-yard freestyle last meet with a time of 14:11.72. The diving duo of Jessica Shaw and Alyssa Dunn will help lift the Dolphins over the Cardinals tonight as they will dazzle on the boards to a one-two finish.
Players to Watch (YC): The relay team of Nicole Ovelheira, Kaithlyn Taylor, Anjelica Ferra, and Dorianny Rojas will look to compete for the top spot tonight against the Dolphins after posting a time of 3:28.64 in the 200 Medley Relay. Justice McCain earned a second-place finish in the 800 SC meter relay with a time of 11:59.85 and will look to continue that momentum tonight. For the men, Raymond Castillo and Jeremy Sapeg will lead the charge as they finished in the top-3 spots throughout their last meet.
News & Notes: The Dolphins have never lost to the Cardinals in a series that dates back to 2003 on the men’s side and 2000 on the women’s side. Both the men and the women come into tonight’s meet on win streaks, the men three and the women two. They will look to finish off their regular season on a win streak as their next meet will be the CUNYAC Championships.