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Women's Swimming & Diving Eases Past Western New England, 152-105

Women's Swimming & Diving Eases Past Western New England, 152-105

BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College women's swimming & diving team won 11 of 16 events and got multiple victories from four different competitors on its way to defeating Western New England University, 152-105, on Saturday inside Morse Pool.

With the win, Babson improves to 2-4 in dual meets, while Western New England is now 0-1 on the year.

First-years Elizabeth Demoine (Avon by the Sea, N.J.) and Stella Hu (Wellesley, Mass.) were both part of four wins apiece for the Beavers on Saturday. Demoine posted times of 33.85 to win the 50-yard breaststroke and 1:13.14 to take the 100-yard breaststroke, while Hu was first in both the 100-yard freestyle (58.81) and 200 free (2:08.96). They were also a part of Babson's victories in both the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay.

Senior Tessa Amoroso (Rowley, Mass.) recorded her top scores of the year on both the 1-meter (238.05) and 3-meter diving boards (251.60) to record a pair of first-place finishes. Classmate Maria Orive (Guatemala City, Guatemala) touched the wall first in the 500 free and was second in the 1000 free, while sophomore Julia Ferrara (Coto de Caza, Calif.) own the 1000 free and was the runner-up in the 500 free.

First-year Beatriz Regis (Dorado, Puerto Rico) recorded the first win of her career in the 50 free, and later added a second-place result in the 100 free. Sophomore Nataliya Gowan (San Antonio, Texas) was second in both the 50 back and 100 back, while first-year Andrea Hamel (Gloucester, Mass.) was the runner-up in both the 50 butterfly and 100 butterfly.

Regis and Hamel were part of Babson's win in the 200 free relay, while Gowan and first-year Caroline Daskalakis (Belmont, Mass.) help the Green and White collect a victory in the 200 medley relay. Daskalakis was also second in the 200 IM and third in both the 50 backstroke and 100 breaststroke.

Babson returns to action next Saturday when it hosts Norwich and Regis for a double-dual meet at 1 p.m.

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