KINGS POINT, N.Y. — In their first competition of the new year, the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's and women's swimming teams fell to defending Skyline champion United States Merchant Marine Academy on Wednesday evening.
- Final (women): USMMA 121, St. Joseph's 63
- Records (women): USMMA (5-0, 5-0), St. Joseph's (5-7, 3-4)
- Final (men): USMMA 121, St. Joseph's 14
- Records (men): USMMA (4-1, 4-0), St. Joseph's (0-8, 0-6)
- Location: King's Point, N.Y.
- Pool: O'Hara Pool
- Junior Shannon Doherty (Brooklyn, N.Y./Churchill) helped collect 12 of the Bears 63 points on the evening with highlighted by a second-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle swimming a season-best 27.14.
- Sophomore Kathryn Cosenza (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) swam a personal-best 29.30 in the 50-yard freestyle.
- Sophomore Juan Sandoval (Ridgewood, N.Y./Christ the King) lowered his personal best in the 50-yard freestyle for the fourth time this season clocking in at 27.15.
The Bear Facts
- Finishing their league schedule, the women complete their most successful season at 3-4 in conference meets.
Next Up for the Bears
- With three non-conference meets to prepare for the Skyline Championships, St. Joseph's faces borough rivals Brooklyn College on Thursday, January 18 in a meet rescheduled from last week's Winter Storm Grayson.