This weekend's 2020 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships will mark the first time the event has not been hosted at Simmons University in Boston, as the GNAC gets set for its three-day meet (Jan. 31-Feb. 2), in conjunction with Charles River Aquatics, at the brand new, state-of-the-art Boston Sports Institute (BSI) Wellesley Sports Center in Wellesley, Mass.
The Blazers competed in their final dual meet of the season on Saturday 1/25/2020 against the University of New England. The Men picked up a victory 111-68, while the women fell to the Nor'Easters 172-79.
The Blazer swim teams closed out the first semester with the Regis Invitational on Sunday 12/8/19. Both the Women's and Men's teams swam strong in the all-day, dual session meet. Many swam to season best times, with some achieving lifetime bests at the meet.
The Blazer Swim Teams returned to competition on Saturday 11/23 at home for their annual dual meet against Bridgewater State University. Both the men and women fell to the Bears 158-40 and 140-64 respectively.
The Elms College Blazer Swim Teams returned to competition at Albertus Magnus on Friday 11/8. The meet was a double dual for the women against Albertus Magnus, and Saint Joseph's Connecticut University. The men competed in a dual meet against Saint Joseph's Connecticut University. The women split their meets, beating Albertus Magnus 182-54, and falling to USJ 151-105. The men came out on top 116-86. The Blazer women progress to 2-2, and the men move to 3-0 on the season.
The Elms College women’s and men’s swim teams had their first home meet of the season this weekend against Saint Joseph's Maine. The Blazer women and men both came out on top, with scores of 127-115, and 104-82 respectively.
On Friday night, the teams competed in the Blue Jay Pentathlon at Saint Joseph's University in West Hartford CT. With a unique event line up with no entry limits, some of the Blazers raced in the pool upwards to 8 times over the course of the meet. On Saturday morning, the Blazers headed to Gordon College to compete in their first dual meet of the season. The Blazer Women fell to Gordon 136-104 in the early season meet. The Blazer Men won uncontested 11-0.