Bears Cruise Past Penn, 137.50-105.50
Jan. 14, 2006
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's swimming & diving team (2-2, 2-1) cruised past Penn, earning a 137.50-105.50 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Smith Swim Center.
The Bears started the day by winning the 400 Medley Relay as the team of senior Eric Brumberg (Sewell, NJ), sophomore Grant Garcia (Mercer Island, WA), freshman Richard Alexander (Victoria, BC), and senior Brian Sharkey (Fords, NJ) earned a time of 3:29.92. Sophomore Peter Volosin (Roanoke, VA) followed by winning the 1000 Free in a time of 9:52.43, while sophomore Rob Glenn (Haddonfield, NJ) took third with a time of 9:59.64.
Alexander won the 200 Free for the Bears, touching the wall in 1:44.22, while Sharkey won the 50 Free, clocking in at 21.84. Sophomore Robert Reinhardt (Woodside, CA) earned third in the 50 Free with a time of 22.05. Brumberg and junior Michael O'Mara (Reno, NV) earned a 1-2 sweep in the 200 IM, posting times of 1:54.93 and 1:56.94, respectively.
Alexander took third in the 200 Fly, the first event not won by the Bears, posting a time of 1:55.18, while Sharkey and sophomore Brian Kelly (Weston, MA) earned a 1-2 sweep in the 100 Free, posting times of 47.56 and 47.73, respectively.
Brumberg earned a first place finish in the 200 Back with a time of 1:53.51, while freshman Daniel Ricketts (Baltimore, MD) finished third with a time of 1:57.39. Volosin won his second event of the afternoon, clocking in at 4:47.63 in the 500 Free, while O'Mara earned first in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:09.84.
In diving action, junior Matthew Freitas (Chelmsford, MA) took second in the 1-Meter with a score of 265.20, followed by freshman William Kai Robinson (Vashon, WA) in third with a score of 232.72. Robinson won the 3-Meter with a score of 301.05, while Freitas took second with a score of 279.23.
Brown continues action on Friday, January 27, when it travels up I-95 to face Harvard at 4:00 p.m. in Cambridge, MA.