Navy Men/Women Come Out Strong With Weekend Sweeps

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November 04th, 2017 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Results

  • November 4, 2017
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Meet Results
  • Score
    • MEN
      • Bucknell 201, American 82
      • Bucknell 184, Lafayette 113
      • Navy 189, Bucknell
      • Navy 191, American 68
      • Navy 191, Lafayette 95
    • WOMEN
      • Navy 220, American 76
      • Navy 177.5, Bucknell 120.5
      • Navy 239, Lafayette 58
      • Bucknell 254, Lafayette 45
      • Bucknell 221, American 77
      • American 209, Lafayette 85

Press Release

Courtesy of Bucknell Athletics

The Bucknell men’s swimming & diving team went 2-1 at its home quad meet on Saturday at Kinney Natatorium.

Behind eight top-three finishes, the Bison topped American (201-82) and Lafayette (184-113). They fell to 14-time defending Patriot League champion Navy (86-189).

Garrett Sommer won the 3-meter dive (238.50) while Matt McGoey scored an individual title in the 400 IM (4:13.46).

McGoey also took third in the 200 backstroke (1:56.26) and swam the second leg of the runner-up 200 freestyle relay. He, Charlie McFarlandNate Romanowski and Jacob Lubinski clocked in at 1:27.57.

Michael Park took second to McGoey in the 400 IM, timing in at 4:20.23. Mitch Gavars (1,000 freestyle), Lubinski (100 butterfly) and the 200 freestyle team of Gavars, Tom GannonNico Pagni and Park were Bucknell’s additional third-place finishers.

The Bison have now won their past 11 dual meets against American and past 23 against Lafayette. They return to action when they host the Bucknell Invitational at Kinney Natatorium on Friday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 19.

First Place:

Matt McGoey – 400 IM, 4:13.46

Garrett Sommer – 3-meter dive, 238.50

Second Place:

Michael Park – 400 IM, 4:20.23

Charlie McFarlandMatt McGoeyNate RomanowskiJacob Lubinski – 200 freestyle relay, 1:27.57

Third Place:

Mitch Gavars – 1,000 freestyle, 9:42.10

Jacob Lubinski – 100 butterfly, 53.45

Matt McGoey – 200 backstroke, 1:56.26

Mitch GavarsTom GannonNico PagniMichael Park – 200 freestyle relay, 1:30.91

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