Bucknell Rolls Past Binghamton In Sweep

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October 24th, 2021 College, News

Bucknell vs Binghamton

  • Saturday, October 23, 2021
  • Lewisburg, Pa.
  • Results

Courtesy: Bucknell Athletics

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Bucknell women’s swimming & diving team routed Binghamton, 221-79, on Saturday at Kinney Natatorium.

The Bison (3-0, 2-0 PL) went 1-2-3 in a staggering six events to power past the Bearcats (1-4, 0-0 AE), moving to 5-0 in their all-time series in the process.

Bucknell won 11 individual races and both relays. Abby Doss and Maddie Hartigan touched the wall first in two events apiece, with Hartigan also anchoring the first-place 400 freestyle relay team and Doss logging a program top-10 time in the 100 breaststroke.

Sophia Donati also made a big impact, winning the 100 freestyle, leading off the first-place 400 freestyle relay squad and anchoring the first-place 200 medley relay team. Alexandra Ritorto was also on both relay squads that scored victories.

The Bison went 1-2-3 in the 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle, the 100 backstroke, both butterfly races and the 400 freestyle relay.

Bucknell next travels to Annapolis, Md. for a quad-meet against Patriot League foes American, Lafayette and Navy on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 12 p.m.

Event Winners:
50 freestyle – Maddie Hartigan (24.01)
100 freestyle – Sophia Donati (53.02)
200 freestyle – Rylie Giles (1:54.14)
500 freestyle – Abby Doss (5:07.44)
1,000 freestyle – Maddie Hartigan (10:29.13)
100 backstroke – Meghan Taner (59.42)
200 backstroke – Esme Hunter (2:10.49)
100 breaststroke – Abby Doss (1:04.57) – 10th in school history
100 butterfly – Sabrina Vumbacco (57.10)
200 butterfly – Alexis Faria (2:04.95)
200 IM – Catherine Craig (2:09.89)
200 medley relay – Meghan TanerAlexandra RitortoAlexis FariaSophia Donati (1:47.28)
400 freestyle relay – Sophia DonatiAlexandra RitortoKayla LichtnerMaddie Hartigan (3:32.47)

1-2-3 Performances:
50 freestyle – 1st Maddie Hartigan (24.01), 2nd Alexandra Ritorto (24.51), 3rd Kayla Lichtner (24.64)
200 freestyle – 1st Rylie Giles (1:54.14), 2nd Sabrina Vumbacco (1:55.08), 3rd Sophia Donati (1:55.83)
100 backstroke – 1st Meghan Taner (59.42), 2nd Esme Hunter (59.48), 3rd Megan Phelan (1:01.03)
100 butterfly – 1st Sabrina Vumbacco (57.10), 2nd Caroline Mayk (58.74), 3rd Kayla Lichtner (59.05)
200 butterfly – 1st Alexis Faria (2:04.95), 2nd Skye Sunderhauf (2:06.58), 3rd Gillian Camperlengo (2:15.89)
400 freestyle relay – 1st Sophia DonatiAlexandra RitortoKayla LichtnerMaddie Hartigan (3:32.47), 2nd Sabrina VumbaccoRylie GilesEsme HunterAlexis Faria (3:35.30), 3rd Caroline McGannKendall LueckeAbby DossCaroline Mayk (3:37.51)

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Bucknell men’s swimming & diving team dispatched Binghamton, 169-132, on Saturday at Kinney Natatorium.

The Bison (3-0, 2-0 PL) won eight individual relays and both relays to improve to 5-0 all-time against the Bearcats (1-2, 0-0 AE), who are coming off winning their first American East Championship since 2003.

Chris FabianLeo Kuyl and Liam Pitt each won an individual race while swimming on both of Bucknell’s first-place relay teams. Ryaan Hatoum also scored an individual victory while competing on one of the relay teams that touched the wall first.

The Bison went 1-2-3 in the 200 butterfly. They next travel to Annapolis, Md. for a quad-meet against Patriot League foes American, Lafayette and Navy on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 12 p.m.

Event Winners:
100 freestyle – Leo Kuyl (45.67)
200 freestyle – Chris Fabian (1:43.87)
100 backstroke – Jack Rose (51.98)
100 breaststroke – Ryaan Hatoum (57.15)
200 backstroke – Garrett Kiesel (1:55.98)
100 butterfly – Liam Pitt (49.27)
200 butterfly – Andy Dorsel  (1:54.66)
200 IM – Sean Quinn (1:54.90)
200 medley relay – Chris FabianRyaan HatoumLiam PittLeo Kuyl (1:31.70)
400 freestyle relay – Leo KuylJohn GehrigChris FabianLiam Pitt (3:03.49)

1-2-3 Performances:
200 butterfly – 1st Andy Dorsel (1:54.66), 2nd Chris Kopac (1:57.18), 3rd Ed Park (1:57.61)

Courtesy: Binghamton Athletics

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Binghamton swimming & diving teams were swept in a dual meet at Bucknell on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcat men were defeated 169-132 while the women lost 221-79.

Binghamton swept all four diving events. Senior Christopher Egan won both the men’s one- and three-meter competitions with scores of 294.9 and 300.68 respectively. Fellow senior Amanda McGraw took top honors in the women’s one-meter event (253.43) while freshman Jade Liguori captured the three-meter event (240.48).

Other Bearcat winners on the men’s side included sophomore Robert Reining in the 50 free (22.07), sophomore Xiaoyu Lin in the 200 breast (2:06.94), junior Zachary Ciriaco in the 100 free (9:48.12) and sophomore Liam Murphy in the 500 free (4:47.65).

The other women’s first-place finisher was freshman Lauren Kuzma, who won the 200 breast (2:23.16).

“I thought our teams competed well at both ends of the pool,” head coach Jerry Cummiskey said. “On the boards, our divers continued to impress, winning all four events with multiple personal-best scores. On the swimming end, we  competed well for where we are in our training . A majority of our swims today were season bests and we are heading in the right direction. We still have more work to do but we are happy  with the progress our teams are making and their ability to meet every challenge that we put in front of them.”

Binghamton returns home to host Colgate on Friday at 5 p.m.

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