Brown Stands in Fifth Place Heading Into Day Two of Ivy Championships

Princeton, N.J. – The Brown women's swimming & diving team sits in fifth place heading into the second day of competition at the Ivy League Championships, hosted by Princeton. Several Bear swimmers came through with impressive performances, which marked high on the Brown record book.

In the 200 individual medley, Kristin Jackson placed ninth with the third fastest swim in school history at 2:03.03. Jamie Firth's time from prelims is the 24th fastest in school history (2:07.63).

Emma Lamothe placed fifth in the 50 free with the fifth fastest time in school history, touching the wall at 23.43. Kristen Caldarella finished seventh overall with the ninth fastest time in school history (23.58).

Sage Erskine led off the medley relay with the 13th fastest time in school history in the 100 back. 

Both Brown relay teams (200 and 400-yard medley) placed fourth overall, with the 400 medley squad (less than a second off the school record.

The action at DeNunzio Pool resumes this morning at 11 a.m. with the prelims. Finals for the day start at 6 p.m.

Complete Team Standings (through day one & excluding diving scores)
1. Princeton, 432.5
2. Harvard, 358.5
3. Yale, 223
4. Penn, 216
5. Brown, 197
6. Columbia, 173
7. Dartmouth, 159
8. Cornell, 155