||Swimming and diving teams head to championship
RELEASED: February 5, 2009
The men's team earned its third straight win, defeating Asbury College 155.5-62.5 to finish the regular season 8-6 overall, while the women's team won 108.5-96.5 to finish their regular season 15-2. The two teams have now posted winning seasons for seven consecutive years.
The Colonels won 17 total events on the day, including all four relays. The men's team tallied nine individual wins and two relay wins, while the women's team won six events, including four individual wins and two relay wins.
"It was a hard fought win, with Asbury being greatly improved this year," said Centre head coach Dean Brownley. "After a 2-5 start, I'm happy with the way the men have stepped up their energy and level of competition."
Both teams will compete in the SCAC Championships on Wednesday, Feb. 11 through Saturday, Feb. 14. in Nashville.
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