March 3, 2011

Day One Complete at Men’s Ivy League Championship

Cambridge, Mass. – The Brown men's swimming & diving team wrapped up the first day of competition at the Ivy League Championship, hosted by Harvard, on Thursday. The Bears had several swimmers crack the top-25 in the Brown record book, four entering the top-five. 

In the 200 free relay, the team of Timothy Juhn, James Hunter, Oliver Diamond and Michael Johnson finished in 1:21.90, good for fourth in the Brown all-time record book and fourth overall at the championship.

The 500 free saw three swimmers set marks in the Brown top-25. Rookie Tommy Glenn, who finished 12th overall in the Ivy's, set the 10th fastest in school history, finishing in 4:31.18.

Danny Fujinaka also entered the record book at 4:37.02, the18th fastest in the Brown list. Seth Akers-Campbell joined Glenn and Fujinaka, posting the 20th fastest in school history.

The 200 individual medley also saw Conor Carlucci set a new school record in the prelims with a time a 1:48.50 and finished fifth overall in the finals with a time of 1:48.97, a NCAA B cut. 
 
Michael Mcvicker also set a top time in the 200 IM, finishing in 1:51.51, the sixth fastest time in Brown history.

It was all about five in the 50 free as Juhn finished fifth, while setting the fifth fastest time in the record book at 20.42. Hunter also set a top-25 mark, finishing in 20.93.

Brown's 400 medley relay also put on an impressive performance as Ryan Kikuchi, Carlucci, Glenn and Juhn combined to take fifth overall in the event with a time of 3:19.50. 

Action continues today at 11 a.m. with the preliminary events, while the finals will take place at 6 p.m.