With senior Anne Kaduboski (Dedham/Dedham HS) and freshman Heather Exley (Oceanside, Calif./Vista HS) leading the way, the Bentley University women’s swimming and diving team rolled to a 138-109 win over Bridgewater State College Tuesday night at the Dana Center pool to complete an unbeaten dual season.
Bentley won every event against the Bears while pushing the record to 11-0. It’s the third time in the last 11 seasons that coach Mary Kay Samko’s club has posted an unblemished record, the first time since 2001-02.
Exley was a triple-winner for the Falcons, taking the 1000 yard freestyle in 11:20.77, the 100 breaststroke in 1:14.30 and the 100 individual medley in 1:07.56.
Kaduboski, in the final dual meet of her career, swam to victory in the 50 backstroke (29.23 seconds) and the 50 butterfly (27.62). She also swam the opening leg on Bentley’s 200 free relay team, which finished in 1:53.59 and included three other seniors: Elizabeth Heinonen (Bangor, Maine/Bangor HS), Larissa Brewster (Centerville/ Barnstable HS) and Sarah Temple (Topsham, Maine/Cheverus HS).
Sophomore Jessica Hodsdon (Brewer, Maine/Brewer HS) registered first-place finishes in the 50 breaststroke and the 100 free, with times of 31.40 and 58.30 respectively. During the 200 medley relay, Hodsdon also set a pool record in the 50 breast with a time of 30.28 seconds.
Freshman Amy Shin (Lancaster/Nashoba Reg. HS) was also a double-winner for the Falcons, taking the 100 butterfly in 1:04.62 and the 100 backstroke in 1:04.38.
Other individual winners for the Falcons were junior Susie Boretti (Westford/Westford Academy) in the 200 free (2:06.70), sophomore Monika Drogosz (Unionville, Conn./Farmington HS) in the 50 free (26.29), senior Emily Travers (Brentwood, N.H./Exeter HS) in the one-meter diving (252.74), freshman Caroline Lewis (Westfield/Westfield HS) in the 500 free (5:44.46) and sophomore Shelly D’Eleo (Enfield, Conn./Suffield Academy) in the three-meter diving.
Bentley will be back in action Feb. 4-6 when the Northeast-10 Conference Championships are held at Southern Connecticut State.
Ten different Falcons, including senior Matt Cesaro (Avon, Conn./Avon HS), recorded victories in individual events as the Bentley University men’s swimming and diving team captured every event en route to a 141-100 victory over Bridgewater State Tuesday night at the Dana Center pool. With the win, the Falcons finish their dual record at 8-2.
Cesaro, swimming at home for the final time, took the 200 yard freestyle in 2:00.64, the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.26 and the 100 individual medley in 1:00.93. He also anchored the Falcons’ winning 200 medley relay team that finished in 1:45.28.
Providing two wins apiece were junior Mike Walsh (South Salem, N.Y./John Jay HS) and sophomore George Go (Manila, Philippines). Walsh swept the diving, with scores of 257.85 on the one meter and 275.17 on the three meter. Go touched the wall first in the 50 backstroke (26.50 seconds) and the 50 butterfly (25.38).
Also winning freestyle events for the Falcons were senior Egen Ouellette (West Hartford, Conn./Conard HS) in the 50 (22.84), classmate Chris Horan (Hanover/Boston College HS) in the 100 (51.83), junior Erik Stricker (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris Central HS) in the 500 (5:13.35) and junior Taylor Smolik (Wenham/St. John’s Prep) in the 1000 (11:47.11).
Completing the list of Bentley winners were sophomore Keron Brown (Elmsford, N.Y./Iona Prep) in the 50 breaststroke (31.37), junior David Curran (Danbury, Conn./Danbury HS) in the 100 fly (59.11) and sophomore Tyler Champagne (Orange, Conn./Amity Regional HS) in the 100 back (59.89).
Bentley is off until the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, which will be held the first weekend in February at Southern Connecticut State.