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Dragon Swimmers Split Meet Against George Washington

Philadelphia -Drexel men's and women's swimming split results at Drexel Pool on Saturday afternoon. The men defeated George Washintgon, 170-110, while the women fell 164-98. Freshman Alex Galinsky took first place in the both the 100 and 200 yard freestyle events, as well as the 100 yard butterfly. Galinsky finished with a time of 47.08 seconds in the 100 free, a new personal best for him. Teammate Mike Shaeffer also reached a new best, taking first place in the 50 free with a time of 21.32.

Dragon Swimmers Split Meet Against George Washington

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Philadelphia –Drexel men's and women's swimming split results at Drexel Pool on Saturday afternoon. The men defeated George Washintgon, 170-110, while the women fell 164-98.  Freshman Alex Galinsky took first place in the both the 100 and 200 yard freestyle events, as well as the 100 yard butterfly. Galinsky finished with a time of 47.08 seconds in the 100 free, a new personal best for him.  Teammate Mike Shaeffer also reached a new best, taking first place in the 50 free with a time of 21.32.

Fellow freshmen John Quagliariello, Andrew Reimon, Mike Krohn, and Chad Schmidt had a decent outing as well, securing first place in the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and 200 breaststroke respectively.
 
For the women, Devina Tyagi placed first in the 50 free with a time of 25.14.  Teammate Malin Viberg took the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.74 and Lauren Faykes won the 200 butterfly in 2:07.40.

Drexel's Stephen Cal finished with a score of 315.30 for the one meter and 285.60 for the three meter boards.

The Dragons will be traveling to New York next week to take on Binghamton on Saturday, November 12 at 1:00 p.m.

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