Men's Swimming & Diving

Bears Crush Dartmouth, 194-48, but Fall to Navy, 140-103

Bears Crush Dartmouth, 194-48, but Fall to Navy, 140-103

Nov. 18, 2006


HANOVER, NH - The Brown men's swimming & diving team (1-2, 1-1) posted its first win of the season, cruising past Dartmouth, 194-48. However, the Bears fall to Navy in the same meet, 140-103, suffering their second loss of the year. Brown took first in five of the 13 events and finished in at least second in seven of the other eight events.

Freshman CJ Kambe (Unionville, CT) opened the meet with a second place finish in the 3-meter dive, scoring a 305.75. The Bears then won three of the next five events and posted two second place finishes to build a strong start.

The 400 medley relay team of junior Kevin Hug (Tampa, FL), senior Michael O'Mara (Reno, NV), sophomore Richard Alexander (Victoria, BC), and junior Brian Kelly (Weston, MA) earned first with a time of 3:29.76. Junior Peter Volosin (Roanoke, VA) took second in the 1000 free with a time of 9:42.27.

Sophomore Dan Ricketts (Baltimore, MD) won the 200 free with a time of 1:45.19, while Kelly won the 50 free with a time of 21.60. O'Mara then grabbed second in the 200 IM with a time of 1:57.49.

Kambe then took second on the 1-meter, scoring a 274.05, while sophomore William Kai Robinson (Vashon, WA) grabbed third with a score of 271.20 to round out the diving action.

Alexander took first in the 200 fly with a time of 1:55.11 and Kelly earned first in the 100 free with a time of 47.13 as Brown won the next two events. Hug was Brown's top finisher in the 200 back, taking second with a time of 1:54.65. Volosin took second in the 500 free, clocking in at 4:44.98, while O'Mara was Brown's top finisher in the 200 breast, earning third with a time of 2:12.58.

In the final event of the day, the Bears' 400 free relay team of Alexander, freshman Trent Huxley (Bellevue, WA), Hug, and Ricketts earned second with a time of 3:10.46. The Bears continue action December 1-3 when they take part in the Princeton Invitational. The Brown divers will also be in action that weekend, competing in the Rutgers Diving Invitational, December 1-2.