Lyons GameDay Central: Swimming & Diving vs. Wellesley on Saturday

Graphic promoting the Lyons swimming & diving meet against Wellesley on November 18. Featured are Lyons seniors Amy Lim and Topaz Mukulu.


MEET MATCH-UP: Mount Holyoke concludes a three-meet homestand on Saturday, welcoming the Blue of Wellesley College. It marks the 38th all-time meeting between the two programs, dating back to 1974-75 - a 353-194 MHC win. The Blue own the series advantage with a 31-7 record, including wins in each of the last 26 meets.

THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (1-2) returns to the pool following a tough 157-139 loss to Westfield State. Rookie Naomi Brown led the Lyons, earning victories in the 100-and-50 butterfly events, while sophomore Samantha Nemivant garnered wins off both boards, including an NCAA Regional qualifying mark on the 1-meter.

THE BLUE: Wellesley (1-1) comes into this weekend's action following a 167-132 loss to Simmons last Saturday. The Blue were paced by reigning NEWMAC Diver of the Year, Maura Sticco-Ivins, who won on both boards with NCAA Regional qualifying marks. 

UP NEXT: Both squads will be back in action following the Thanksgiving holiday. MHC travels to the Hamilton College Invitational for action on Friday (5pm) and Saturday (10am/5pm), while Wellesley is in action Friday through Sunday at the MIT Invitational (10am/6pm).