Men's Swimming and Diving Team Drops Meet to Lehigh

Mountain Hawks upend Leopards 190-88 in league matchup.

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Nov. 16, 2001


BETHLEHEM, Pa. ( - The Lafayette men's swimming and diving teams lost to arch rival Lehigh 190-88 in Bethlehem on Friday night.

The Mountain Hawks (3-1, 2-0)) opened the meet by taking the top three spots in the first two events. The deficit was too much for the Leopards as they fell to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the Patriot League.

Top swimmers for Lafayette included sophomore Steven Berkowitz (Scotch Plains,N.J./Scotch Plains Fanwood) who took the title in both the 200 IM (2:00.73) and the 200 fly (1:59.10) events. Leopard freshman Jakub Pritz (Holmes, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) continues to be a consistent performer for Lafayette by taking first place in the 100 free (48.90) and second in the 200 free (1:46.74).

Sophomore Kristopher Klein (Oswego, N.Y./Oswego) came up big for Lafayette in the 200 back by taking first place almost three seconds ahead of the second-place finisher from Lehigh with a time of 1:59.70.

In the diving competition, junior Justin Gaudreau (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield) took first in the one-meter event (212.85) and second in the three-meter (187.72).

Lafayette returnst ot action when it travels to Lawrenceville, N.J. to take on Rider on Nov. 28 at 4 p.m.