After a season full of close races, the men’s and women’s swim teams competed in the Metropolitan Conference Championships from Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Rutgers University Aquatics Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
On Saturday, Feb. 2, the swimming and diving teams took on William Paterson University in a home dual meet. Both teams came out on top with the men’s final score being 194-79 and the women finishing at 168-90.
After a memorable regular season, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams put forth their best effort at the Metropolitan Conference Championships from Friday, Feb. 16 to Sunday, Feb. 18 at Rutgers University.
For head coach Brian Bishop, the team’s main priority is to qualify for the NCAA Division III championships.
After a memorable last home meet, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams capped off their regular season on a tear at William Paterson University on Saturday, Feb. 3.
Both the men and women outpaced William Paterson, achieving final scores of 167-118 and 139-97 respectively.
At the 1000-freestyle, freshman Kai Michaud claimed first place with a time of 10:17.68. Just five seconds later, fellow freshman Griffin Morgan placed second with a time of 10:22.98 followed by junior Sam Maquet in third with a time of 10:28.93.
Parents and friends gathered to see the seniors at home for one last time at the TCNJ Aquatic Center on Saturday, Jan. 27, competing in their last home meet of the season against conference opponent Rowan University. The meet was a special occasion this year for head coach Brian Bishop, as he plans to retire after this season.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams endured a setback on the road against Stevens Institute of Technology on Sunday, Jan. 21. The men lost 117-88 while the women were defeated with a similar score of 119-86.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dominated the competition at Packer Hall from Friday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 3. Both were victorious as the men won by 1,489 points and the women won by 960 points.