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Swim team takes home NJAC title

It has been almost half a decade since the last NJAC championship was earned by the swim team. This was not the first time this team has faced adversity, but no one expected the 2020-21 season to be what it was. Despite the clearance for the season, these student athletes were sailing into uncharted waters. This swim season would be one like no other. 

Motivation can be found without competition

The lights of the Rutgers University natatorium seemed to be shining brighter than ever on the last night of the Metropolitan Conference Championships. I stepped up on the starting block to swim the 200-yard butterfly for my last race of the season. For the second straight year, I finished in 16th place and our team once again finished in second place, just shy of winning a championship.

Lions place second at MET championships

Both the men’s and women’s swim teams dominated from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23, at the MET championships. Both squads placed second behind Rowan University, with the men scoring an impressive 1,478.5 points while the women scored even more, with a final tally of 1,523 points.

Swimming, diving teams remain undefeated, 1-0 in conference

The men and women’s swimming and diving teams swept conference opponent Ramapo College, as the men ended on top 170-91 and the women won 216-46. Both teams improve to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference.

Swimming finishes in top tier at METs

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.

Team dives into successful dual meet

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.

Lions place first at home invitational

The Lions’ swimming and diving teams hosted an invitational meet from Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2 in Packer Hall.

Women defeat Stevens at home

Swimming at home on Saturday Nov. 10, the men and women’s swimming and diving teams had an eventful day against Stevens Institute of Technology.

College defeats Ramapo College on road

With wins by both teams, the men’s team advanced to 2-0 and the women improved to 1-1.

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