Swimming & Diving

Lefort, Peters take home top athlete awards

At the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Tuesday night, eight Terriers were awarded at the student-athlete awards reception for their performances in the 2013-14 academic year. Sophomore Sarah Lefort highlighted the event for the women when she won the Mildred Barnes Award for BU’s top female athlete. On the men’s side, senior Rich Peters was given the […]

Taffur, trio of wrestlers finish season at NCAA Championships

This weekend, three members of the Boston University wrestling team competed in the NCAA Championships at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. After the tournament was over, the Terriers finished in 45th place as a team, generating six points for the weekend. Senior Nestor Taffur highlighted the trio, falling just one win short of being named an All-American in his […]

Terrier student-athletes recognized at annual awards ceremony

Boston University honored several outstanding student-athletes at its annual awards reception, held at the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Monday evening. Junior co-captain Marie-Philip Poulin of women’s hockey and senior guard Chantell Alford of women’s basketball shared the Mildred Barnes Award, which is awarded to the top female athlete. Poulin rebounded from an injury-laden year in 2011-12 […]

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving sweep ECAC Championship

The Boston University men’s and women’s swimming teams had an historic weekend. Sunday night, both teams won the swimming and diving championships at Harvard’s Blodgett Pool, the first time this feat has been accomplished in school history. Throughout the entire weekend, BU held the lead, and never fell out of the first spot as a team. The first day of […]

Swimming team finds success in weekend meet

Swimming and Diving The Boston University swimming and diving team competed at the Dartmouth Invitational at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, Vt., Friday and Saturday. The men finished second as a team with a total of 716 points, behind host Dartmouth College, which finished with 1,109 points. Several Terriers came away with individual victories, including sophomore […]

Men’s swimming, diving take down Bearcats for road win

The Boston University men’s swimming and diving team defeated Binghamton University, 168–132, Saturday afternoon at the Patricia A. Saunders Aquatic Center. Sophomores Connor Stuewe, Mario Caballero, Andy Vazquez and Cole Puchi started the meet off with a victory in the 200-meter medley relay with a time of 1:34.41. In the 1,000-meter freestyle, sophomore Alec Pokornowski placed first with a time […]

Weekly Roundup: Swimming and Diving makes waves at Championships

After participating in the four-day meet, the Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the America East Championship on Sunday night at BU’s Competition Pool. This marked the first time since 1994 that both teams won the title in the same year. Two different BU athletes also received honors after the meet. Junior diver Melinda Matyas, who […]

Women's swimming wins AE Championship

The Boston University women’s swimming and diving team claimed its second-straight America East championship in a row Sunday. The Terriers finished the four-day tournament with 765 points, 84 points more than second-place University of Maryland-Baltimore County, for their first repeat in 15 years.The University of New Hampshire took third, and the University of Vermont finished fourth.

Melinda Matyas takes fifth-place in 3M springboard

Going on a trip down to Florida for the weekend sounds great to any Boston University student in the midst of a long winter cooped up in New England.

Swimming breaks records at Terrier Invitational

The annual Terrier Invitational, hosted at the Fitness and Recreation Center’s Competition Pool, Nov. 19 to 22, featured dominant performances by its namesake ‘-‘- both the Boston University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams broke records on the way to respective first place finishes.