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 (0-1, 0-1 PL)
When: Saturday, October 14 – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Competition Pool – Boston, Mass.
A Look Back at the Last Meet
• Six Bison combined to win 10 events during Bucknell's first meet against UMBC on Sept. 30.
• Maggie Wyngowski's victory in the 400 IM was a highlight for the Bison. In her first collegiate meet, she clocked a time of 4:25.03, the seventh-fastest in school history.
• Wyngowski (200 IM, 400 IM), Emma Hadley (100 backstroke, 200 backstroke), Tally Ford (1-meter dive, 3-meter dive) and Mary Weinstein (100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke) all won multiple events.
• Megan Koczur (50 freestyle) and Abigail Rosenberg (100 freestyle) rounded out Bucknell's first-place finishers.
• The Bison also posted 11 runner-up finishes in individual events and two in relays.
• 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 4-7 (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, 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, Handley 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.
• Bucknell's meet against Boston University opens its 2017-18 Patriot League calendar.
New Additions to Bucknell's Top 10
• Maggie Wyngowski: 7th in the 400 IM (4:25.03)
Bryant at a Glance/Series History
• The Bulldogs opened their 2017-18 campaign on Oct. 6 with a 156-144 victory over Boston College in Smithfield, R.I.
• Jillian Rice won the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle races and helped Bryant take first in the 400 freestyle relay. Alexa Rivera touched the wall first in the 200 breaststroke and was a member of the winning 400 freestyle and 200 medley relay teams.
• Bryant finished 5-6 in 2016-17. The Bulldogs took second at the NEC Championships, posting 605 points.
• As a freshman, Alyssa DiFiore took silver in the 500 freestyle and bronze in the 1,650 freestyle at the NEC Championships. Rice finished third in the 200 freestyle as a sophomore.
• Chuck LoCurto was named the NEC Diving Coach of the Year for the second-straight year after the Bulldogs won four medals in diving events.
• This is Bucknell's first dual meet against Bryant.
Boston University at a Glance/Series History
• The Terriers fell to Lehigh, 174.5-125.5, on Oct. 7 in their season and Patriot League opener.
• Boston University recorded five first-place finishes, with Carly Soares leading the way with victories in the 100 and 200 breaststroke races.
• Boston University went 10-3 (4-0 PL) in 2016-17. The Terriers finished fourth at the Patriot League Championship with 515 points.
• Kyra Tatlow was named the Patriot League Diver of the Meet. She was the first diver to sweep the 1-meter and 3-meter titles since Colgate's Kim Pilka accomplished the feat in 2011.
• Tatlow and Erin Nabney were All-Patriot League First Team selections. Nabney returns in 2017-18.
• The Terriers lead the all-time series, 3-0. All three meetings occurred after 2014, the year after Boston University joined the Patriot League.