Lehigh Drops Meet to Bucknell in Final Dual Meet of the Year

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s swimming and diving team was bested by Bucknell Saturday afternoon, suffering a 194-73 loss at Kinney Natatorium to the Bison in the final dual meet of the year.

The Mountain Hawks dominated the 200-yard IM. Junior Miles Cox led the way with a time of 1:58.08. James Zhang took second, and Ben Kisker came in third.

Kisker also took second in the 100-yard backstroke (51.97) and third in the 200-yard backstroke (1:53.44).

The 200-yard medley relay with sophomore Elvin Lee, Aiden McCurley, first-year Aaron Williams and first-year Jack Devilbiss came in second (1:34.28).

Lee had a strong showing on Saturday. He finished in first in the 100-yard butterfly (50.30) and tallied three more points for Lehigh in the 200-yard freestyle (1:44.15). Following Lee in the 200-yard freestyle was Connor Goodyear in fourth and Tim Norris in fifth (1:45.17)

Alex Patti had three points for Lehigh as well, coming in third in the 100-yard butterfly (51.33).

Sophomore Sean Davis and junior Connor Drucis finished fourth and fifth in the 1000-yard freestyle. Davis tallied two points with a fourth place finish, finishing in 10:05. 74 (1:44.43) and Drucis (10:20.35).

The Mountain hawks will head back to Lewisburg on Jan. 28 when Lehigh competes in the Bucknell Invitational.

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