This Weekend's Meet:
Bucknell (2-0, 1-0 PL) hosts American (1-1, 0-1 PL), Lafayette (1-0, 1-0 PL) and Navy (4-0, 0-0 PL)
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m.
Where: Kinney Natatorium, Lewisburg, Pa.
A Look Back at Bucknell’s Last Meets
- The Bucknell women’s swimming and diving team won nine individual events to race past Bryant, 170-128, on Friday, Oct. 13.
- Maggie Wyngowski led the way, taking first in both the 200 IM (2:07.47) and 1,000 freestyle (10:37.60). She contributed a total of 25 points as she also finished third in the 200 backstroke and was a member of the second-place 200 medley relay team.
- The Bison swept the podium in three events: the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, and 200 breaststroke. Bucknell’s winners in those races were Lindsay Smalec (100 butterfly, 59.07), Sage Maggi (200 butterfly, 2:12.06), and Mary Weinstein (200 breaststroke, 2:27.37).
- Other Bison who topped the podium were Leah Bloodgood (100 breaststroke, 1:08.00), Julie Byrne (200 backstroke, 2:05.47), Emma Hadley (100 backstroke, 57.71) and Abby Merriman (500 freestyle, 5:16.60).
- The Bison won seven events and posted 13 runner-up finishes to defeat the Terriers for the first time in program history, 167-133, on Saturday, Oct. 14.
- Wyngowski and Hadley each won multiple events for Bucknell. Wyngowski touched the wall first in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.93), 200 breaststroke (2:20.27) and 200 IM (2:07.19). Her time in the 200 breaststroke ranks ninth in school history.
- Hadley topped the podium in the 100 backstroke (57.62) and 200 backstroke (2:04.57). Julianna Foss took first in the 200 butterfly (2:06.86) and second in the 100 butterfly (57.62).
- Hadley, Wyngowski, Foss and Megan Koczur teamed to win the 200 medley relay, clocking in at 1:47.0.
New Additions to Bucknell’s Top 10
- Maggie Wyngowski: 9th in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.27)
Wyngowski Honored as Bison Athlete of the Week
- Maggie Wyngowski was named the Bison Athlete of the Week after winning five events against Bryant and Boston University.
- Wyngowski was the women’s swimming & diving team’s first Bison Athlete of the Week since Abigail Rosenberg was honored for the week ending in Dec. 4, 2016 after enjoying a record-breaking performance at the Bucknell Invitational. She was the first freshman to receive this award during the 2017-18 campaign.
Bucknell at a Glance
- In 2016-17, the Bison finished 4-7 (3-4 Patriot League). They took fifth (502 points) at the 10-team Patriot League Championship and second (452 points) at the 19-team ECAC Championship.
- Over the course of last season, school records fell in five individual events and three relays. Abigail Rosenberg (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle) and Julianna Foss (100 butterfly and 200 butterfly) accounted for four of the individual records and were each part of two record-setting relays.
- Rosenberg (1st), Foss (1st), Emma Hadley (1st) and Julie Byrne (2nd) were Bucknell's 2017 All-Patriot League honorees. All four return in 2017-18.
- Rosenberg, Foss, Hadley and Byrne accounted for 156 of Bucknell's 502 points at the Patriot League Championship. Foss, a three-time All-Patriot League First Team pick, posted 48, the fifth-most by a swimmer at the meet.
- Hadley led the way at the ECAC Championships, winning a title in the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.62.
American at a Glance/Series History
- The Eagles are 1-1 (0-1 PL) after a loss to Loyola (Md.) on Oct. 6 and a win over Howard on Oct. 13.
- Four swimmers and divers each had top finishes to help lead American past Howard. Tori Haviland and Ellie Kight won two individual events.
- Other winners included Alex Brosvik (100 freestyle), Ryan Jolley (200 IM), and Lily Koenig (200 backstroke) and Abby Longstaff (50 freestyle).
- The Eagles finished eighth at the Patriot League Championships.
- Bucknell leads the all-time series with American, 12-1. The Eagles' lone victory came in 2001.
Lafayette at Glance/Series History
- Lafayette opened its season with a 211-188 win over Loyola Maryland on Oct. 21.
- Annie Marie Mozrall was the only top finisher, taking first in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.42. Faye Melekos, Allie McBrearty and Sydney Wight contributed as well by finishing second, third and fourth respectively in the 100 backstroke.
- Noelle Buckley (100 breaststroke), Maureen McShane (500 freestyle) and Alexa Overeem (200 breaststroke) also raced to runner-up finishes.
- The Leopards finished 10th at the 2017 Patriot League Championships.
- Bucknell leads the all-time series with Lafayette, 35-2-2. The Bison have not lost to the Leopards since 1978; they are 35-0-2 in their last 37 meetings and ride a 10-meet winning streak into this weekend's dual.
Navy at a Glance/Series History
- Navy is an impressive 4-0 (0-0 PL) so far this season, having beaten Eastern Carolina, UMBC, Johns Hopkins and Towson.
- In their most recent meet, the Mids topped Towson, 159-135, on Oct. 20. Lauren Barber took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.02), 500 freestyle (4:54.14) and 200 IM (2:04. 85) while Delaney Walz and Ali Kozlina added two first-place finishes each.
- Navy finished first at the 2017 Patriot League Championships and the ECAC Championships. The Mids' Patriot League title was their sixth in a row and seventh in the past eight years.
- Navy leads the all-time series with Bucknell, 13-7. The Mids have won 11 of the past 12 meetings, with their lone loss coming in 2013 at Kinney Natatorium.
- The Bison host the Bucknell Invitational from Nov. 17-19 at Kinney Natatorium. Preliminaries will begin at 10 a.m. each day with the finals following at 6 p.m.