Adamski, Murphy Collect Pairs of Event Wins as Corsair Swimming & Diving Slips to Bridgewater State

Adamski, Murphy Collect Pairs of Event Wins as Corsair Swimming & Diving Slips to Bridgewater State
DARTMOUTH, Mass. - Corsair sophomores David Adamski (Wilbraham, Mass.) and Sarah Murphy(Braintree, Mass.) each reeled in a pair of wins for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, but the swimming and diving teams ultimately fell to the Bears at Bridgewater State on Wednesday night.
 
The Basics
 
Men: Bridgewater State 120, UMass Dartmouth 104
Women: Bridgewater State 125.5, UMass Dartmouth 92.5
 
How it Happened
The women wasted no time by placing first in the opening event of the matchup behind the effort of Murphy, freshman Tara Clark (Southgate, Mich.), sophomore Brienna Harrison (Lakeville, Mass.), and freshman Molly Harrington (Tewksbury, Mass.), who edged the hosts by just under a half-second in the 200-yard medley relay. Harrington was crowned the victor again later on in the evening, needing just 26.87 to complete the 50-yard freestyle.
 
On the men's side, Adamski won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.77. Seconds later, fellow sophomore Kyle MacKenzie (Londonderry, N.H.) placed second. Adamski's second victory of the evening came in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing in 5:01.81. In the 50-yard freestyle, Corsairs Derek Marshall(Marion, Mass.), Devin Farnsworth (Leominster, Mass.), and Anthony Toscano (Massapequa, N.Y.) seized the first, second, and third spots respectively - all separated by under one and a half seconds.
 
UMass Dartmouth sophomore Murphy won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard breaststroke. Senior captain Chrissy Deveaux (North Andover, Mass.) defeated her opponents in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:39.06.
 
In one-meter diving action, freshman Jose Guerrero (New Bedford, Mass.) posted a score of 253.40 to earn first place. For the women, Michaela Lacroix's (North Kingstown, R.I.) 173.15 notched the top spot for the Corsairs as well. With their scores, each diver clinched their second of the two necessary 2018 New England Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championship qualifying marks.
 
Up Next
 
The Corsairs will return home to host the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m.