Strong showing

Johnstown graduate Erica Askew, a sophomore on the Siena College women’s Division I swimming and diving team, posted two top-five finishes at the 2016 Metro Atlantic Conference Championships. The meet took place at Erie Community College’s Burt Flickinger Athletic Center in?Buffalo on Feb. 10-13. Askew finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke for Siena with a time of 1:06.41. Askew also finished fifth in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:24.52. Siena finished fifth in the team standings for the second straight season with 422 points over the four days of competition. Marist won its seventh straight MAAC championship. At the start of the meet, the conference announced the All-Academic Team.

In order to be eligible for the MAAC All-Academic Team, students must complete two semesters at their institution and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Siena had 11 members on the list which included Askew.

Strong showing

The LeMoyne College Men’s swimming and

diving team competed at the 2016 Northeast 10 Conference Swimming and Diving Championships Feb. 4-7 at Worcester Polytechnic

Institute in Worcester Mass. The men’s team placed third overall. Chris Mosconi, a 2012 Gloversville graduate, along with teammates Ben Verdi, Daniel

Tarbrake, and Travis May finished second in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:33.42. The quartet teamed up again for the 400 medley relay,

finishing third with a time of 3:43.93 and setting a LeMoyne College record in the event. After

recording a 13th-place

finish in the 200-yard

individual medley in a

career-best time of 1:58.85, Mosconi

registered his best NE-10 Championship

performance by placing fourth in the 100-yard backstroke in a career-best 52.17 seconds. He also posted his fourth

career sixth-place finish with a career-best time of 2:10.95 in the 200-yard breaststroke. The

Dolphins return to the pool at the ECAC Championships at the U.S. Naval Academy on Feb. 26 through Feb. 28.

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