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Barton swimming notches historic program victory in season opener #GoBarton

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Friday marked a historic day in Barton Athletics as the men and women's swimming teams made their debut, officially occurring in a double duel held in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The Cougars took on powerhouse and host Iowa Central Community College and Iowa Lakes Community College coming away with one victory to mark its inaugural season. The Cougar men scored their first win of the program's history registering a 103-82 win over Iowa Lakes while also taking their first loss in a 122-71 score to the Tritons of Iowa Central. The Lady Cougars, swimming with just four athletes, fell 90-26 to Iowa Lakes and 133-15 to Iowa Central. The squads will continue their road trip swing with a 2:00 p.m. Saturday double duel in Liberty, Missouri, taking on William Jewell College and Midland University.