November 10, 2014

SWIMMING AND DIVING | Red Starts Season With Victory

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This past weekend the Cornell University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against Binghamton to open the 2014-2015 season. The women’s team won a total of 11 events and had a combined score of 170 to beat out Binghamton, who scored 124 points in their fall to Cornell. For the men, Cornell scored 171.5 points against Binghamton’s 125.5. The Red started its season of on a positive note, winning 13 of 16 events. Both the men and women also established fast early season times, which added to the excitement of the weekend.

“This weekend was a real success for the team as a kickoff for our season. All of the men competed really well and it was great to have a win for the first meet this season,” said senior diver Thomas Hallowell. “This was their first chance to swim in a scored meet and to have a win under [their] belts.”

Michelle Feldman / Sun Senior EditorSenior Meredith Drummond was able to post one of the 13 wins this weekend against Binghamton in the 200 breast stroke.