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Women's swimming and diving team places second at Cazenovia College

Women's swimming and diving team places second at Cazenovia College

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team lost 166-55 on the road Friday night to the defending North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) champions Cazenovia College.

Senior Anna Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden) led the team with two second place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (25.77) and the 100 butterfly (1:08.72), as well as finishing the 100 backstroke with a first place time of 1:04.70. These are Polivanchuk's first events since a season-ending injury during the 2014-15 season.

Senior captain Brianna Stroud-Williams (Tucker, Ga.) finished third place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:37.78. Freshman Irene De Luna (Indianapolis, Ind.) finished third in the 100 freestyle (1:20.75) while freshman Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) finished third in the 1,000  freestyle (14:54.90).

The meet served as a preview for the Bison, who will return here in February for the 2016 NEAC swimming and diving championships.

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The Bison will travel to Roanoke, Va., to face Hollins University and Ferrum College next week, Saturday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m.