Army West Point Women Win Terrier Invite For Third Straight Year

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November 18th, 2017 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Results

  • November 19, 2017
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Meet Results
  • Score
    • WOMEN
      • Army West Point 913
      • Boston University 710
      • Boston College 648
      • Vermont 530
      • Massachusetts 508
      • New Hampshire 192
      • Colgate 173
      • Bridgeport 127
    • MEN
      • Army West Point 1,022.5
      • Boston College 909
      • Massachusetts 814
      • Boston University 616
      • Bridgeport 262.5
      • Colgate 156

Press Release

Courtesy of Army West Point Athletics

MEN: The Army West Point men’s swimming and diving team claimed its second straight Terrier Invitational victory after earning 1,022.5 points over three days at the Competition Pool on the campus of Boston U.

The Black Knights were the lone squad to score over 1,000 points at the meet as Boston College placed second with 909 points. UMass (814), Boston U. (616) and Bridgeport (262.5) rounded out the top-five.

ARMY NOTABLES

  • Tom Ottman won his second event of the weekend, finishing with the top time (9:29.10) in the 1650 free.
  • Army received another victory in the pool once Kevin Doo swam to a first-place time and PR of 1:48.07 in the 200 fly.
  • The Black Knights took three of the top-four spots in the 100 free as Nathan Hein(45.53), Brandon McCredie (45.63) and Evin Rude (45.67) finished second, third and fourth, respectively.
  • Ty Dang scored big for Army in the 200 breast, capturing the third spot at 2:03.43.
  • To close out the weekend, Hein, McCredie, Doo and Rude won the 400 free relay after finishing at 3:00.75.

WENDER’S WORDS

  • “Great win by our men today,” head coach Mickey Wender said. “I couldn’t be more proud of our heart and toughness. We represented West Point well by racing hard and being the best team on deck. Our mantra of ‘do your job’ kept us focused. Our coaches did a great job and our upperclassmen led well. We’re in a good spot and the best is yet to come.”

UP NEXT
The Black Knights will have some time off in preparation of the highly-anticipated Star Meet with Navy in Annapolis, Md., slated for 5 p.m. on Dec. 7.

WOMEN: For the third consecutive year, the Army West Point women’s swimming and diving team left Boston as the Terrier Invitational Champions after collecting 913 points during the three-day meet at the Competition Pool on the campus of Boston U.

The Black Knights were followed by Boston U. (710), Boston College (648), Vermont (530), UMass (508), New Hampshire (192), Colgate (173) and Bridgeport (127).

ARMY NOTABLES

  • Josephine Marsh highlighted the final day of competition by winning the 200 back with a time of 2:02.46.
  • Sabrina Mortell‘s time of 17:10.99 was good for fourth in the 1650 free.
  • In the 200 breast, Jess AmbroseRebecca Morel and Kara Wineinger all placed in the top-five with Ambrose taking third at 2:21.67.
  • Marie Docken posted the best time for Army in the 200 fly and finished third with her time of 2:06.04.

WENDER’S WORDS

  • “Great win by our women today,” head coach Mickey Wender said. “I couldn’t be more proud of our heart and toughness. We represented West Point well by racing hard and being the best team on deck. Our mantra of ‘do your job’ kept us focused. Our coaches did a great job and our upperclassmen led well. We’re in a good spot and the best is yet to come.”

UP NEXT
The Black Knights will have some time off in preparation of the highly-anticipated Star Meet with Navy in Annapolis, Md., slated for 5 p.m. on Dec. 7.

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