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Boston College Olympic Sports Weekly Update

The week in review for Olympic Sports

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images

SWIMMING

The Eagles took a weekend trip to Florida to take on teams from Florida Atlantic and Miami and ended up with a split, winning their meet with FAU and falling to the Hurricanes.

Tyler Cortens and Colin O’Leary were among the top swimmers for the men’s side, each finishing in the top five of multiple individual events while Michael hinton, Sam Roche, and Arthur Hidalgo all had top 10 finishes in their events.

For the women, Ashleigh Scott and Ali Kea finished first and second respectively in the 100-yard freestyle event while also taking first in the 400-yard freestyle relay alongside Julie Dobson and Haley Dolan.

The Eagles will next compete in the ACC/Big Ten All-Star Meet at Purdue this upcomming weekend.

TENNIS

The men’s tennis team competed in the Connecticut State Championship over the weekend, with a number of different individuals turning in standout performances. Connor Mullins, Santiago Montufar, and Chris Grasel each went 3-0 in their singles matches, with Mullins and Montufar winning all of their matches in straight sets. In doubles play, Montufar and Max Mendelshohn went 3-0 as well, winning close matches against three different teams from UConn. Up next for the men is the Brown Invitational, which will take place from Friday-Sunday and will mark the close of their fall season.

The women took place in the Brown Fall Classic, with a number of impressive performances of their own. Loren Haukova and Reggan Posorske won all three of their doubles matches over the weekend, knocking off opponents from Columbia, Pittsburgh, and Brown. In singles play, Kylie Wilcox picked up two wins while Haukova, Elene Tsokilauri, Micayla Casella, and Dasha Possokhiva each had one. BC will next head to Baton Rouge to compete in the Tiger Fall Classic hosted by LSU.