2017-18 Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week

February 5, 2018
Elijah Spiro - Amherst Elijah Spiro
Amherst College
Senior • Solon, Ohio

Spiro led the Mammoths to a win over Springfield at home. He recorded two individual first-place finishes in the 50 breaststroke (25.96) and the 100 breaststroke (56.81). He also contributed a 55.92 breaststroke split as a member of the winning 400 medley relay team, which finished with a time of 3:27.56.

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Stephanie Moriarty - Amherst

Stephanie Moriarty
Amherst College
Senior • Wilton, Conn.

Moriarty led the Mammoths to victories over MIT and Springfield. Against MIT, she contributed a 27.49 backstroke split to the winning 200 medley relay team, which finished with a time of 1:47.33. She was also part of the winning 400 freestyle relay team, swimming the anchor leg in 52.69 to lead to a final time of 3:32.00. She also recorded a first-place finish in the 100 backstroke (58.15) and a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke (2:05.14). Against Springfield, she won the 50 backstroke (27.43), and contributed to two winning relays, splitting 58.37 as the backstroke leg in the 400 medley relay, and splitting 23.63 in the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.10).

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January 29, 2018
George Tilneac - Connecticut College George Tilneac
Connecticut College
Senior • New York, N.Y.

Tilneac won three events against Bridgeport with season-best marks. He touched the wall first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:43.53, before clocking a 46.84 in the 100 freestyle. He also won the 100 butterfly with a time of 51.87 to help the Camels to the team win.

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Sam McStocker - Trinity

Sam McStocker
Trinity College
First Year • Weston, Conn.

McStocker broke a 35 year-old school record in the 100 IM (1:01.89) to lead the Bantams to a tie against Colby. She also won the 100 backstroke with a time of 59.67 and led off the 200 medley relay with a time of 27.91.

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January 22, 2018
Kingsley Bowen - Tufts Kingsley Bowen
Tufts University
Junior • Pepper Pike, Ohio

Bowen won five individual events in two meets. Against Boston College he won the 50 backstroke (24.05), 100 backstroke (50.96) and 100 IM (53.03) while leading off Tufts’ wining 200 medley relay with a backstroke split of 23.83. Against Wheaton, he finished first in the 200 freestyle (1:46.66) and 200 backstroke (1:54.33).

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Caroline White - Williams

Caroline White
Williams College
Sophomore • Winter Park, Fla.

White won both the 100 and 200 breaststroke against MIT and NYU. Her time of 1:04.41 in the 100 breaststoke was her fastest of the season. She earned first place in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:19.01. She clocked sub 1:05 and 2:20, respectively, for the third meet in a row. White added a 1:04.3 breaststoke leg in the 400 medley relay and a 4:34.70 in the 400 IM, which was good for second place.

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January 15, 2018
Colby Default Headshot Ryan Bedell
Colby College
First Year • Rye Brook, N.Y.

Bedell won the 1000 freestyle with a time of 9:57.39 and the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:48.46 to help the Mules defeat Middlebury. Against Norwich and Maine Maritime, Bedell won three events. He posted a time of 4:16.35 in the 400 IM before winning the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:16.74. He also won the 500 freestyle, notching a time of 4:48.55.

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Lindsey Ruderman - Amherst

Lindsey Ruderman
Amherst College
First Year • Durham, N.C.

Ruderman won the 1-meter diving and placed second on the 3-meter board against Williams. Ruderman set new team and pool records with a score of 303.30 points on the 1-meter board. She also scored 266.70 points on the 3-meter board.

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Gwyneth Maloy - Williams

Gwyneth Maloy
Williams College
First Year • New Haven, Conn.

Maloy earned a season-best time while winning the 1000 freestyle (10:29.36) last weekend against Amherst. She won the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke against Connecticut College with times of 1:53.7 and 2:06.11, respectively. Both results marked season bests. She also clocked a time of 4:38.4 in the 400 IM and led off the 200 freestyle relay with a split of 25.3.

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December 4, 2017
Dan Williams - Bowdoin Dan Williams
Bowdoin College
Junior • Westport, Conn.

Williams broke his own school record in the 1650 freestyle by clocking a time of 15:58.16, touching the wall nearly one minute ahead of the next finisher at the Maine State Championships. Williams also won the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:41.79.

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Laura Westphal - Williams

Laura Westphal
Williams College
First Year • Northville, Mich.

Westphal won all four of her events against Boston College. Her wins included times of 1:52.86 in the 200 freestyle, 52.86 in the 100 freestyle,  5:07.64 in the 500 freestyle and a 400 freestyle relay split of 52.52.

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November 20, 2017
Roger Gu Roger Gu
Tufts University
Sophomore • Ashland, Mass.

Gu won four individual events and was a member of four winning relay teams for the Jumbos. He won the 50 and 100 freestyle events against Coast Guard with times of 20.70 and 46.83, respectively. Gu won the same events against Middlebury with respective times of 20.72 and 46.64. His 50 freestyle time on Saturday set a new pool record at Tufts, as did the 400 medley relay which he anchored with a 44.91 split. He was also part of Tufts’ winning 200 freestyle relay on Saturday and the 200 medley and  400 freestyle relays on Sunday.

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Tim Kostolansky

Tim Kostolansky
Williams College
Senior • Summit, N.J.

Kostolansky won four individual events and contributed to several relay victories. His fastest times on the weekend were: 51.30 in the 100 backstroke, 50.81 in the 100 butterfly, 21.31 in the 50 freestyle, and 47.58 in the 100 freestyle. His backstroke split in the 200 medley relay was 23.49 and his 400 freestyle relay split was 46.98.

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Marshall Lowery

Marshall Lowery
Bowdoin College
Sophomore • Arundel, Maine

Lowery swept the backstroke events against MIT and WPI, capturing the 100 in 58.45 and the 200 in 2:09.19.

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