[Originally dated Nov. 20]
Hard to believe, but the first half of our season is almost done and I think I can speak for most of the team as to our excitement for some time at home with turkey, football, and family. Our standings right now have the women’s team at 3-1 and the men’s 1-3.
Since my last post, the women’s team was able to trump both Clarkson and Norwich. Contributing to the wins, included heat winners seniors Eileen Mullowney, Kaytlyn Kelley, Sammy Sweeney, Kim Marchetti, junior Julie Mullowney, and freshmen Kim Brady, Steph Nadow, Kathleen Lamontagne, and Charlotte Murray.
Although the men fell short against both Clarkson and Norwich, top swims included seniors Dan Healy, Michael Sprague, junior Kyle Esposito, sophomores Jack Mulderig, freshmen Aidan Meehan, Nathan Paluso, and Matt Anenberg.
Check out our last few awesome swims vs. Clarkson at home:
Our team hero the past few weeks has been our new diver, freshmen Joe Voe. After stepping up to the challenge immediately following one practice, he braved the crowd in his first meet against Clarkson. Since then, he has only improved in his skills and his confidence stepping up to the board.
Immediately following our Norwich meet at their home pool, our bus braved the Stowe mountains and brought us to the Sweeney household for some home cooked food. It was nice to relax in a warm house with homemade lasagna and it made all of us even more ready for our Thanksgiving treks home.
Prior to our meet this past weekend, some of the team took a trip downtown to our home-based Ben & Jerry’s. We took the ultimate challenge of digesting two Vermonsters between all of us. If you haven’t heard of the notorious sundae, it includes 20 scoops of ice cream, a fudge brownie, 4 bananas, 3 cookies, 4 ladles of hot fudge, 4 toppings, and an entire can of whipped cream.
Although the men’s and women’s teams both suffered losses at Bentley University, there were multiple impressive swims, including wins for Eileen Mullowney, Kelley, Paluso, and Anenberg.
We re-unite in Waltham for the Bentley Invitational following our Thanksgiving break. It will be our final meet of the semester and we’re anticipating big things in best times and touch out wins.