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Women Break Two School Records at Fall Invitational

The team celebrates in a huddle following a race.


DELHI, N.Y. (November 23, 2019) – Two SUNY Delhi women's swimming and diving records were broken during Saturday's home Fall Invitational. Kunsela Hall became the aquatics center of Northeast NCAA Division III swimming as the Broncos welcomed Cedar Crest, Cazenovia, Maine Maritime and York (N.Y.). The men took second place finishing with 248 points. The Women finished fourth with 212 points.

Kaitlyn Quezada set a new school standard in the 100-yard breaststroke with a winning time of 1:15.28, beating the previous mark of 1:15.64 set by hall-of-famer Kiyomi Shibuya in 2011. Quezada, Alexandria Caceres, Gabriela Solis and Julia Witt went on to beat the 200-yard freestyle relay college record with a first-place time of 1:50.46, besting the previous record of 1:52.18, set by Jacquelin Graziano, Keannie Rodriguez, Lily McEnaney, and Vanessa Brown in 2013. Caceres went on to win the 50-yard freestyle at 27.38 and the 100-yard butterfly at 1:11.31, while Julia Witt won the 200-yard freestyle 2:12.55.

The men's squad of Taylor Filipowski, Jonathon Brathwaite, James Brunt and Jack Cosmus finished in a close second in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2:14.63. Diver Joshua Lopez won the one-meter diving portion of the competition with 126.65 total points.

Head coach Mike Burud's aquatics competitors have one more test before winter break, hosting William Paterson in a dual meet on Saturday, Dec. 7.