Peruffo and Women's Swimming and Diving Defeat Babson

Heather Peruffo

Worcester, MA --- Heather Peruffo (Poughkeepsie, NY) swept the 100 and 200-yard backstrokes and won the 500-yard freestyle as WPI downed Babson 147-126 on Saturday in a Women's Swimming and Diving meet. The Engineers improve to 2-1 while Babson dips to 1-2.

Peruffo posted a time of 1:04.20 in the 100-yard and 2:20.36 in the 200-yard backstroke, while finishing with a 5:46.24 in the 500-yard freestyle event. Rookie Taylor Briseno (Mansfield, MA) took the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly with times of 1:06.18 and 2:25.20, respectively.

Sonja Kent (West Boylston, MA) touched the pad first in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:16.94) and posted the best time in the 200-yard IM (2:20.28). Winning the 200-yard breaststroke for the Crimson and Gray was Amanda Blom (Wilkes-Barre, PA) with a time of 2:44.60.

Babson won the 200-yard medley relay and freestyle relay. The medley team of Mallory Mosk (San Clemente, CA), Lily Yie (Longmont, CO), Mia Filippini (Lake Forest, IL) and Brittany Bishop (Little Neck, NY) completed their relay in 2:01.00, while the freestyle team of Hannah Powell (Media, PA), Albertine Turrini (Paris, France), Filippini and Bishop finished in 1:48.06.

For the individual events, Mosk won the 200-yard freestyle (2:10.62), as Yie took the 100-yard breaststroke (1:15.40). The 50-yard freestyle saw Bishop finish with a 26.08, and Filippini took 57.06 to complete the 100-yard freestyle.

In the one-meter dive Mika Cucullo (South Salem, NY) scored an 187.68 for first place.

The Women's Swimming and Diving team heads to New London, CT on Saturday for a noon meet versus Coast Guard. Babson will take on MIT and Bowdoin when they travel to Cambridge, MA for a 1pm meet on Saturday.