BUFFALO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior Natalie LaCourt earned a victory in the 100 backstroke and swam a leg of the winning 200 medley relay, but the Knights fell to NCAA Division I affiliate Canisius, 127-116, on Saturday at Erie Community College.
First-year Deidra Osula earned a win in the 50 freestyle, clocking a 25.07 in her first collegiate meet. Osula and LaCourt were joined by first-years Olivia Hilt and Noelle Staso to take the event with a time of 1:50.27. Staso grabbed a win in the 100 breaststroke, touching the wall in 1:08.39. Sophomore Samantha Reichman took first in the one-meter dive with a score of 248.95.
Geneseo will return to the pool on Saturday, Nov. 4 when they travel to Grove City College to face both Grove City and Fredonia.
TOP GENESEO FINISHERS
200 MEDLEY RELAY
1. LaCourt, Staso, Hilt, Osula (1:50.27)
3. Nancy Nasky (11:10.44)
2. Sydney Ng (1:59.44)
1. Deidra Osula (25.07)
2. Lauren Siegel (2:14.23)
2. Noelle Staso (54.54)
200 FREE RELAY
2. Osula, Shemet, Anich, Doherty (1:40.15)
3. Singh, Knight, Hilt, LaCourt (1:44.19)
1. Samantha Reichman (248.95)
2. Samantha Reichman (250.60)