This Weekend's Meets

Bucknell (0-0, 0-0 PL) at Bryant (1-0)
When: Friday, October 13 – 6 p.m.
Where: Chace Athletic Center Pool – Smithfield, R.I. 

Bucknell (0-0, 0-0 PL) at Boston University (1-0, 1-0 PL)
When: Saturday, October 14 – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Competition Pool – Boston, Mass.

A Look Back at the Last Meet
Garrett Sommer won the 3-meter dive during Bucknell's first meet against UMBC on Sept. 30.
• The freshman posted a score of 233.63, the ninth best in program history and 45.83 more than the second-place finisher.
• Four other Bison, and two relay teams, raced to runner-up finishes. Sommer also took second in the 1-meter dive while Matt Rakovec was the second swimmer to touch the wall in both the 200 IM and 400 IM.
Kevin Flynn (200 backstroke) and Mitch Gavars (200 freestyle) were Bucknell's other individual runner-up finishers. The Bison had runner-up finishes in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.
• No team scores were kept at this event. This was the 11-straight year Bucknell faced UMBC in its first meet.

Bucknell at a Glance
• In 2016-17, the Bison finished 4-6 (4-3 Patriot League). They placed fourth (429 points) at the 10-team Patriot League Championship and 10th (134 points) at the 21-team ECAC Championship.
Louis Behnen (1st), Chris Devlin (1st) and Jack Robinson (2nd) were Bucknell's 2017 All-Patriot League honorees.
• Devlin was also named the Male Swimmer of the Meet for the second-straight season after leading all swimmers with 58 points. Of Bucknell's 2017 All-Patriot League picks, only Devlin returns in 2017-18. 
• The Bison have never finished lower than fourth at the Patriot League Championship.
• Bucknell's meet against Boston University opens its 2017-18 Patriot League calendar.

New Additions to Bucknell's Top 10
Garrett Sommer: 9th in the 3-meter dive (233.63) 

Bryant at a Glance/Series History
• The Bulldogs toppled Boston College, 161-137, in their season opener on Oct. 6 in Smithfield, R.I.
• Bryant won nine of the 16 races. Ben Schulte placed first in a team-best three events.
• Bryant finished 4-4-1 in 2016-17. The Bulldogs placed third at the NEC Championships, recording 469.5 points.
• At the NEC Championships, Schulte won the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 IM. He also helped the Bulldogs win their first ever gold medal in the 200 medley relay.
Schulte competed for Guam at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He swam the 100 breaststroke and was Guam's flag bearer during the opening ceremonies. 
• This is Bucknell's first dual meet against Bryant.

Boston University at a Glance/Series History
• The Terriers downed Lehigh, 166.5-117.5, in their season and Patriot League opener on Oct. 7.
• Boston University finished atop the podium in 11 events. Trevor Winnans led the way, taking first in the 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay.
• Boston University posted a 7-4 (3-1 PL) record in 2016-17. The Terriers placed third at the Patriot League Championship with 498.5 points.  
• Garrett Chin and Winans were tabbed to the All-Patriot League First Team. Chin's First Team nod was the third of his collegiate career.
• Daniel Andronov and Cameron Schoffstall made the All-Patriot League Second Team. Of Boston University's 2017 All-Patriot League honorees, only Andronov graduated.
• The Terriers lead the all-time series, 2-1. All three meetings occurred after 2014, the year after Boston University joined the Patriot League. The Bison won the first meeting, which occurred in Lewisburg.