Skidmore Swimming downs Utica

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UTICA — The Skidmore College men's and women's swimming & diving teams swept Utica, Saturday afternoon at the Utica College Pool of Champions.

The women earned a 168-106 victory, while the men won 179-82.

The Thoroughbreds got off to a strong start with women going 1-2 in the 200 Medley Relay. The team of Katherine Kelloway '14, Carrie Koch '13, Sarah Shaw '14 and Catherine King '15 went 2:02. 31, while Lauren Schilling '14, Mary Collins '15, Katie Kuklewicz '15 and Elaine Burns '12 went 2:07.32. The men's team also won the 200 MR with Jesse Adlier '13, Robert Fulton '15, Andrew Becker '13 and Logan Jones '15 swimming at 1:45.44.

The swimmers touched first in 28 of 28 races. Koch won the 1000 Free (11:34.14), while Nick Sauerbrunn '15 and Greg Amoresano '13 (11:23.31) went 1-2. Koch (1:15.58) and Sauerbrunn (1:06.24) also won the 100 Breast, with Sauerbrunn adding a win in the 200 Breast (2:32.77) as well.

Also winning three individual events was Shaw who won the 100 Back (1:08.18), 500 Free (5:41.85) and 200 IM (2;28.76). Double event winners were: Peter Quattromani '14 won the 200 (1:57.21) and 500 Free (5:15.89), Kelloway won the 100 and 200 Butterfly (1:03.10 and 2:21.84), Becker won the 200 Back (2:17.50) and 200 IM (2:16.05) and Jones won the 50 Free (23.06) and 100 Free (52.05)

Other event winners included King in the 200 Free (2:04.93), Tim Brosdky '14 won the 100 Back (1:01.17), Sam Leibenhaut '12 won the 200 Butterfly (2:15.15), Collins won the 200 Breast (2:53.54), Burns won the 50 Free, Emily Pryzsinda '15 won the 100 Free (1:00.95), Schilling won the 200 Back (2:30.74) and Adler won the 100 Butterfly (56.31).

Doug Pilawa '12 won both 1 Meter rounds of diving for a total score of 500.10, a new college record for 11 dives and an NCAA qualifying score. His 6-dive score of 300.30 was also an NCAA qualifying score and he also took first in the 3 Meter. Kristin Stearns '13 won the 6-dive 1 Meter diving event with a 209.15.

Skidmore returns to action on Friday, Dec. 2 for the Liberty League Championships at RPI.

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