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Swimming & Diving Takes Care Of MIT

Complete Results- SC Men 155, MIT 139

Complete Results- SC Women 171, MIT 124

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., November 8, 2003 – Springfield College junior All-American Megan Skinner (Acton, Mass.) won the 100-yard backstroke (1:02.74) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:14.44) to lead the SC women’s swimming & diving team to a 171-124 victory over MIT this afternoon at the Linkletter Natatorium.

SC senior Jessica Defoe (Monson, Mass.) won the 200-yard freestyle (2:01.96) and the 100-yard butterfly (1:01.82). Senior Marybeth Kuliga (Sanford, Maine) added with wins in the 200-yard butterfly (2:23.01) and 500-yard freestyle (5:23.27).

SC sophomore Lacey Feduke (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) took first place in the one-meter dive (238.20), while sophomore Sara Tremblay (Agawam, Mass.) won on the three-meter board (258.22).

On the men’s side, SC junior Louis Arruda (West Warwick, R.I.) won the 200-yard freestyle (1:45.66) and the 100-yard butterfly (53.78) to lead the Pride to a 155-139 victory over MIT.

SC sophomore All-America Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.) took first place in both the one-meter (284.17) and the three-meter dives (269.48).

With the sweep, the SC women improve to 4-0 on the season, and the men improve to 2-1. Both teams will be at Middlebury on Saturday, November 22, in a 1:00 p.m. meet.
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