PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women's swimming & diving team concluded the second day of the Ivy Championship at Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center on Thursday in fourth place with 288 points. The Bears broke their third relay record of the championship, this time in the 200 freestyle relay. Harvard leads all teams with 560.5 points while Yale (555) and Princeton (323) follow.
For the first event of the night, sophomore Tatiana Prendella (Bernardsville, N.J.) finished seventh in the A Final of the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:49.67, the third fastest mark in program history. Freshman Julia Armitage (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) finished first in the C Final of the event, with a time of 4:51.60.
In the 200 IM, freshman Sarah Welch (Beverly, Mass.) came in second in the C Final (2:03.20) while freshman Zoe Phillips (Salt Lake City, Utah) placed seventh in the B final (2:04.43).
Junior Jenna Zagoren (Cherry Hill, N.J.) finished third in the B Final of the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.09, good for fifth best at Brown all-time, while sophomore Maddie Salesky (San Rafael, Calif.) finished sixth in the final with a mark of 23.18.
To close out the night's swimming events, a team of Zagoren, freshman Jessie Blake-West (Belmont, Mass.), junior Sarah Cronin (Westfield, N.J.) and Salesky finished third in the 200 freestyle relay (1:31.33), breaking the school record of 1:31.79, which was set this year during the regular season.
In diving, senior Molly Gelb (An Arbor, Mich.) placed 10th overall in the 1M with a score of 260.30.
Day three from the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center starts at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow with preliminary time trials starting with the 400 IM. Finals will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Women’s Swimming & Diving Sets Third Relay Record of Ivy Championships, Closes Second Day of Competition