Bowdoin, Maine Meet on Saturday in In-State Affair

Bowdoin at Maine

Courtesy: Maine Athletics

ORONO, Maine— The Black Bears hosted the Bowdoin College Polar Bears on Saturday at the Stanley M. Wallace Pool.

Standouts from the Meet

  • The women’s 200 medley team of Caroline StrolicSabrina Nuttall, Rita Chen, and Juliana McDonald won the event (1:49.18) before the team of McDonald, Chen, Nuttall and Emma Blair took first in the 200 free relay (1:39.46).
  • Diver PhilAnn Dixon earned the top score in both the 1 meter dive (262.72 points) before taking fourth in the 3 meter with 219.14 points.
  • Juliana McDonald took first in both the 200 IM (2:12.01) and 100 free (52.92), Gaby Murphy took first in the 200 butterfly (2:18.22).
  • Caroline Strolic came in first in the 200 breast (2:28.39), while teammate Megan McGillivray took second in the 200 backstroke (2:17.43).
  • The men’s 200 medley relay team took first, as a team of Hayden Kasavicha, Kazu Temple, Andy Sprague, and Jacob Ketch combined for a 1:39.93 time. The 200 freestyle relay of Sprague, Cameron Kubik, Calvin Cleworth and Ketch came in first with a 1:29:35 time.
  • Sean Driscoll took second in the 200 breast (2:17.70), Kellen Doyle took second in the 200 backstroke (2:06.10), and Jacob Ketch with second in the 100 free (49.84).
  • Dalton Sousa took third in the 200 free (1:50.01) with Kevin Kane finishing behind him in fourth at 1:50.43.

What’s Next

The Black Bears return to the Stanley M. Wallace Pool in Orono, where they will host Providence College on Jan 26.
Courtesy: Bowdoin Athletics

ORONO, Maine – The Bowdoin swimming & diving teams traveled north to the University of Maine Orono for a non-scoring Saturday meet.

Women’s Meet

  • Senior Ally Fromson-Ho won the 400 IM in 4:47.51 and junior Marshall Lowery finished second in 4:49.00.
  • The Polar Bears also went one-two in the 200 freestyle with first-year Erin Moody (1:59.68) and sophomore Nadia Eguchi (2:00.73). Eguchi was also third in the 200 breaststroke (2:35.69).
  • First-year Kate Fosburgh touched third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:16.68.
  • Sophomore Mary Laurita finished runner up in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.12. Laurita later stretched her skills up to the 500 freestyle and won the event in a time of 5:18.78.
  • First-year Jess Gearan won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:14.10.
  • Wren Sablich (248.77 points), Rebecca Stern (244.42 points), and Thea Kelsey (229.79) were second, third, and fourth on the one meter board. On the three meter board Stern (255.22), Sablich (252.07), and Kelsey (242.70) finished first, second and third.

Men’s Meet

  • A team of sophomores Michael Tirone, Jacob Baltaytis, Alex Burns, and Irfan Dotani finished second in the 200 medley relay in a time of 1:40.14.
  • First-year Justin Yang won the 400 IM with a time of 4:21.06. He was also first to the wall in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:00.04. Junior Killian Dickson was runner up in the 400 IM with a time of 4:28.59. Senior Dan Williams was runner up in the 200 fly (2:05.07).​
  • Coleman Komishane and Julian Abaldo finished first and second in both the 200 and 500 freestyles. In the 200 freestyle the got to the wall in 1:48.11 and 1:49.76, respectively. In the 500 freestyle Abaldo was out quick, but Komishane came home stronger, ultimately touching in 4:57.57 to Abaldo’s 4:59.48.
  • Karl Sarier was another double winner, touching first in the 50 freestyle in 22.10, and in 2:13.98 in the 200 breaststroke.
  • Michael Tirone won the 200 IM by a half second, stopping the clock in 2:02.42.
  • Ted Mebust and Jacob Baltaytis were first and third in the 100 freestyle with times of 49.68 and 50.38, respectively.
  • Andrew Macdonald added another win for the Polar Bears with a 2:01.41 in the 200 backstroke.
  • In the 200 freestyle relay, a team of juniors Abaldo, Dickson, Macdonald, and Mike O’Neal finished second in 1:30.80. The freshman team of Komishane, Yang, Atticus Kangas, and Mebust were third in 1:31.66.
  • Mitchell Ryan won one meter diving with a score of 284.10. Teammates Henry Isaacson (246.60) and Irfan Dotani (193.58) were second and third. Ryan won three meter diving with 336.08 points while Isaacson was runner up with 247.43 points. Dotani scored 205.58 points for fourth place.

Up Next

The Polar Bears host Trinity next Saturday at 3:00 p.m.

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