Lyons GameDay Central: Swimming & Diving vs. Simmons on Saturday at 12pm

Graphic advertising the Saturday, February 2nd Lyons swimming & diving home meet at 12pm against Simmons. The event also marks Senior Day for the Lyons five graduating seniors.


MEET MATCH-UP: Mount Holyoke hosts its final home dual meet of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, welcoming the Sharks of Simmons College. It marks the 19th all-time meeting between the two programs, dating back to the first meeting in 1999-00 - a 61-all tie. The Lyons own the series advantage by a 12-5-1 margin, but the Sharks snapped MHC's eight-meet winning streak with a 186-102 win last season. Today's meet also marks senior day as the Lyons celebrate their five graduating seniors!

THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (2-6) returns to the pool following a fourth-place finish at the Seven Sisters Championship (1/20-21). Sophomore Samantha Nemivant paced the way, finishing third in both diving events, including a school record mark off the 3-meter board.

THE SHARKS: Simmons (10-2) comes into this weekend's action following a pair of wins over St. Joseph's (ME) and Western New England on January 20. The Sharks won all 14 events at the tri-meet, junior Kerry Fleming won the 100-free and the 100-IM, while also posting second in the 200-free.

UP NEXT: Mount Holyoke returns to action on February 10th in a 1pm dual meet at Smith. Simmons is back in action February 15-18 at the New England Intercollegiate Championships.