Women's Swimming & Diving Tops Buffalo State 144-127

Amherst, N.Y. – The Geneseo women’s swimming & diving team (7-6) won its final dual meet of the season, beating Buffalo State 144-127 in a meet held at the University at Buffalo.

The Knights won eight events, paced by junior Emily Wanamaker (Camillus/Christian Brothers Academy), who swept the diving events to run her individual winning streak to nine. She scored 246.90 in the 1-meter diving and 250.88 in the 3-meter competition.

Junior Kaitlin Wilcoxen (Manlius/Fayetteville-Manlius), junior Lauren Boyce (New Hartford/New Hartford) and junior Lily Powell (Selkirk/Bethlehem) each won an individual event and swam on the first-place 200-yard medley relay team.

Wilcoxen won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.49, Boyce touched first in the 100-yard backstroke (1:03.57) and Powell finished first

200-yard butterfly (2:14.26). In the 200-yard medley relay, sophomore Abby Max (New Hartford/New Hartford) joined Boyce, Wilcoxen and Powell to finish first in 1:55.40.

Junior Erin O’Brien (Lansing/Lansing) and senior Elyssa Max (New Hartford/New Hartford) rounded out Geneseo’s winners; O’Brien won the 1,650-yard freestyle (19:11.74) and Max placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (2:02.70).

The Knights host the Geneseo Invitational next Saturday in their final tune-up before the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Championships.