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D&E swim teams take down Salem

SALEM — Closing out their dual meet schedule on Saturday, the Davis & Elkins College swim teams took down in-state rival Salem, with the men edging the Tigers by a narrow 133-127 deficit, and the women defeating Salem 158-95 at the SU Pool.

The men were led by Ryan Clement, winner of the 500-yard and 1000-yard Freestyle events, as well as teaming with Vignesh Muley, Kamren McKinney-Lyons, and Jiwh Santos to win the 400-yard Relay event.

Geoff Dixon was also a two-event winner on the day, winning the 100-yard Backstroke and edging teammate Gavin Burnham in the 200-yard Backstroke.

Muley also won the 100-yard Butterfly, edging out teammate Burnham in the event.

On the women’s side, Dru Mills was a two-event winner, finishing first in the 200-yard Freestyle and 200 IM event, as well as finishing first in the 400-yard Relay with teammates Jana Hummel, Abhigna Anand and Nora Pierre, who also took first in the 100-yard Breaststroke.

Senior Jaime Boulier finished first in two events, winning the 200-yard Backstroke and 500-yard Freestyle events. Senior Mia Ellison (1000-yard Freestyle) and Barbie Bernal (200-yard Butterfly) also took first in their events for D&E on the afternoon.

The Senators will spend their next few weeks preparing for the upcoming GMAC/MEC Swimming Championships, which will take place from Feb. 11-16 in Canton, Ohio.