Army Participates In Weekend Quad-Meet

Head Coach Mickey Wender

Head Coach Mickey Wender

Jan. 24, 2014

WEST POINT, N.Y.  – The Army swimming and diving teams continue their road venture this weekend, with a quad-meet on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Black Knights will travel to Fairfax, Va., where they will go up against George Mason and Patriot League foes American and Boston University. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., starting with the 400 medley relay. For a full list of events, see below.

The Black Knight men begin the weekend boasting a 6-3 overall record and 5-1 league mark after last weekend’s sweep over Colgate and Lafayette. The Army women, meanwhile, show a 5-4 mark, 3-3 in the Patriot League, after besting both the Raiders and Leopards on Saturday.

In last weekend’s league competition, the Army men swept five events, including the 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard breaststroke and 500-yard freestyle. In addition, the Black Knights took first in six races versus league competitors. The Army women also had an impressive showing against Colgate and Lafayette with three sweeps in the 100 fly and the 1-meter and 3-meter boards

Host George Mason was defeated 183-115 and the women lost their dual with Towson 235-65 last weekend. The Tigers won 28 of the 32 events on the day to move the men to 4-2 and the women 2-3 in duals this season.

American’s men were defeated by Georgetown, 133-102, last weekend, while the AU women were bested by Georgetown, 149-92.

This will be the second time Boston University goes up against the Black Knights this season as both teams went head-to-head in early October. The Terrier men head into the weekend boasting a 2-2 record following a loss in their last dual meet competition versus Yale in early December. The Boston University women’s team shows a 4-1 record heading into Saturday’s meet are coming off a win over Rutgers.

The Black Knight men are also 11-1 all-time opposite the Eagles, 8-0 all-time against George Mason and 1-0 over the Terriers. The Army women are 9-2 all-time versus American, 0-7-1 all-time opposite the Patriots and 0-1 against Boston University.

Following this weekend’s action, Army will head to Annapolis, Md., on Saturday Feb. 1 for the annual Navy Invitational. The Navy meet will mark the Black Knights’ last competition before heading into the Patriot League Championships.

ORDER OF EVENTS
#1/2  400 Medley Relay
#3/4  1650 Free
#5/6  200 Free
#7/8  100 Back
#9/10  100 Breast
#11/12  200 Fly
#13/14  50 Free
#15  Women 3-meter Diving
#16  Men 1-meter Diving
(15 minute break)
#17/18  100 Free
#19/20  200 Back
#21/22  200 Breast
#23/24  500 Free
#25/26  100 Fly
#27  Women 1-meter Diving
#28  Men 3-meter Diving
(10 minute break)
#29/30  400 IM
#31/32  400 Free Relay

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