The College Report: Summit's Bowen Scores in the Pool for Connecticut College

Credits: Connecticut College
Credits: Connecticut College

Loring Bowen (Summit, Fr.) put points on the scoreboard for Connecticut College's men's swimming team on Saturday in a 219-85 dual meet victory over Bates at Wellesley College. Individually, he won the 100-yard backstroke, which he swam in 52.85. He got second place in the butterfly at 100 yards, touching the wall in 52.80 in a race won in 49.83. He also took turns on the Camels' winning 'A' teams in the 800-yard medley relay and the 200-yard freestyle relay. 

Jessica Cronin (Westfield, Fr.) was first into the pool for Connecticut College last weekend in a tri-meet with Bates and Wellesley at the latter's natatorium. Cronin got the 'A' relay team off to a good start in the 800-yard medley, which they won.

Adam Weinbrom (Chatham, Jr.) won two events for Gettysburg, 191-71 winners over Swarthmore last Saturday. He was first to finish in both the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard individual medley, with times of 55.31 and 2:01.09, respectively. Swarthmore got a big boost from Stan Le (Millburn, Jr.), who captured the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.24. The Gettysburg women similarly enjoyed a triumph, 166-96, over their counterparts from Swarthmore. The Bullets' Alyssa Pepper (Livingston, Fr.) scored points for finishing second in the 100-yard backstroke; she finished in 1:04.56, edged by a teammate in 1:04.54.

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Montclair State's women's team enjoyed a 171-98 dual meet victory over William Paterson in Montclair on Saturday, with Catherine Werner (Livingston, Soph.) and Julie Hansen (Berkeley Heights, Fr.) contributing victories for the Red Hawks. Werner won the 200-yard breaststroke with a 2;35.30 clocking, while Hansen was first to finish in the 200-yard freestyle, in which she needed 2:02.70. Hansen also got second place in the 200-yard butterfly; her 2:14.86 was edged ever so slightly by a teammate's 2:14.84.

Anne Trojanowski (Chatham, Soph.) couldn't swim every event for Union College in Saturday's dual meet with Ithaca, but the three she did compete in she won. She prevailed in the 200-yard freestyle (in 1:59.02), the 200-yard butterfly (2:14.99) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:18.72). Helping Ithaca to a 165-129 victory were Kylie Bangs (Westfield, Soph.) and Lauren Brundage (Madison, Jr.), who picked up second-place points for the Bombers. Bangs was runner-up in the 200-yard backstroke (her 2:12.56 against the winner's 2:10.86), while Brundage got second money in the 100-yard butterfly (her 1:04.00 to the winner's 1:02.85). Bangs also was first into the pool for Ithaca's 'A' team, winners of the 200-yard medley relay.

Libby Dalziel (Chatham, Fr.) won two events and teammate Mary Cullen (Maplewood, Fr.) got one as Denison defeated Ohio Wesleyan, 134-84, on Saturday in dual meet action. Dalziel did her thing at 200 yards in both the individual medley and the backstroke, won in 2:16.66 and 2:08.90, respectively. Cullen was fastest in the 200-yard freestyle, blazing her wake in 1:59.91.

Bryant's men's team traveled to Worcester, Mass. on Saturday, for a 170-125 victory over Holy Cross. Bryant's Brendan Miller-Radest (Chatham, Fr.) pulled out the win in the 1,000-yard freestyle, timed in 10:15.46. Jan Yburan (Livingston, Jr.) of Holy Cross was victorious in the 100-yard backstroke, which he completed in 55.98. Yburan also swam the first leg for the Cross' winning 'A' team in the 200-yard freestyle relay. 

Princeton's Michael Strand (Chatham, Soph.) won the 100-yard backstroke last weekend in a tri-meet with Harvard and Yale at Princeton. His winning time was 48.57.

Cam Simko (Summit, Fr.) of Tufts finished in the money in two events at last weekend's Wheaton Invitational. He was the runner-up in the 200-yard freestyle, which he finished in 1:46.67 to the winner's 1:45.21, and got third place in the 200-yard individual medley, with a time of 2:02.11, while the winner was done in 1:58.82. 

Every point counted as Dickinson's women defeated Franklin & Marshall, 105-100, last Saturday. Caroline Brennan (Madison, Soph.) did her utmost to put points on the board in three individual events for Dickinson. She got first place in the 200-yard butterfly, with a winning clocking of 2:16.13. She scored valuable points in two distance freestyle events, getting second place at 1,000 yards (her 10:56.43 to the winner's 10:47.79) and third place at 500 yards (her 5:22.48 to the winner's 5:17.03).

Amherst's Catherine Maguire (Westfield, Sr.) finished third behind a pair of teammates in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Middlebury Invitational on Saturday. She swam a 1:10.67 in a race that was won in 1:09.50.


Duke defeated Gardner-Webb, 19-15, in Boiling Springs, N.C. on Tuesday, helped along by a major decision courtesy of Peter Terrezza (New Providence, Sr.). Terrezza, wrestling at 125 pounds, took out Cortez Starkes, 8-0.


Danny Kaufman (Scotch Plains, Sr.) scored a power play goal to help Johnson & Wales to a 4-3 win over Western New England in Providence, R.I. on Wednesday.  Kaufman leads the Wildcats (8-13-1) with 13 goals.


Kaitlyn Cresencia (New Providence, Soph.) made two free throws with 11 seconds left on the game clock to salt a 64-60 win for Connecticut College over visiting Nichols on Monday. A 5-7 swingwoman out of New Providence High, Cresencia totaled eight points for the game, making three of seven field goal attempts and two of three foul shots. The winning Camels improved to 9-12.

Caroline Murphy (Chatham, Jr.) was good for another double-double as Gettysburg defeated Franklin & Marshall, 49-41, at home on Wednesday. The 6-1 center out of Chatham High led the Bullets offensive attack with a game-high 16 points, which came on 5-for-16 shooting from the field and 6-for-8 from the foul line. Her 13 rebounds were also co-high with a teammate for the contest. Her four assists and three rejections were also highs for Gettysburg (16-6, 13-4 Centennial Conference).

Tracy Borsinger (Chatham, Sr.) scored 14 points as Middlebury whipped Lyndon State, 75-47, in a Tuesday home game. Borsinger, a 6-foot guard who prepped at Villa Walsh, knocked down five of 20 field goal attempts, including two of 11 from long range, plus her two free throws. The Panthers are 12-10.


Stevens Tech starters Russ Thompson (West Orange, Sr.) and Patrick Sabatino (Westfield, Soph.) both shot over 50 percent from the field as the Ducks downed Baruch, 70-67, in New York City on Wednesday. Thompson, a 5-10 guard out of West Orange High, was responsible for 14 Stevens points, making five of nine shots from the floor (two of three outside the three-point arc) and both of his free throws. Sabatino, a 6-6 center via Westfield High, added 10 points to the Stevens cause, hitting four of seven attempts from the field and both of his free throws. He also had five rebounds. The Ducks ran their record to 18-3 with the win.

Andy Charles (West Orange, Jr.) came up one rebound shy of another double-double, but chances are he didn't mind as Centenary prevailed, 52-48, over Immaculata in Hackettstown on Wednesday. The 6-5 forward out of Montclair High scored 13 points, connecting on four of nine field goal attempts and five of seven free throws. His nine rebounds were high for the Cyclones (13-10, 10-6 Colonial States Athletic Conference).         

Joey Kizel (Short Hills, Jr.) scored 10 points as Middlebury cruised to an 89-59 win over Lyndon State at home on Tuesday. The 6-foot guard out of Millburn High dropped in four of eight shots from the floor (one of four from downtown), as well as his lone free throw. He also assisted on five buckets and pulled down four rebounds for the Panthers (20-1).

Jack Cole (New Providence, Soph.) was high scorer for Stonehill in a losing cause on Wednesday, as the Skyhawks fell, 73-53, to Franklin Pierce in Rindge, N.H. The 6-8 big man out of New Providence High made five of his eight field goal attempts, including his one try from the deep end of the pool, for 11 points. His eight rebounds also led Stonehill (10-10, 6-9 Northeast-10).

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