November 18, 2006

Bears Swim Past Dartmouth, 162.5-137.5

Nov. 18, 2006

Results

HANOVER, NH - The Brown women's swimming & diving team (2-1, 2-1) rebounded from a tough loss to Harvard with a 162.5-137.5 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon. The Bears won seven of 16 events on they day and also took second in eight other events.

The Bears opened the day with a second place finish in the 200 medley relay with the team of senior Emily Brush (Duxbury, MA), junior Aly Wyatt (Ypsilanti, MI), senior Meredith Cocco (Lafayette Hill, PA), and sophomore Sarah Goodman (Philadelphia, PA) clocking in at 1:51.79.

Sophomore Ainsley McFadgen (Glace Bay, NS) took second in the 1000 free as Brown's top finisher, earning a time of 10:30.86. The Bears won the next two events with senior Becky Kowalsky (Fort Myers, FL) winning the 200 free with a time of 1:57.44 and Brush winning the 100 back with a time of 1:00.72.

Wyatt was Brown's top finisher in the 100 breast, earning second with a time of 1:08.41. Senior Ashley Wallace (Chatham, NJ) won the 200 fly with a time of 2:08.50, while Goodman came in second in the 50 free with a time of 25.38.

In a break from swimming action, Brown earned a 1-2-3 sweep in the 1-meter dive with senior Amy Latinen (Fenton, MI) winning with a score of 250.64. Freshman Katie Olko (Harrison, NY) earned second with a score of 225.45, while senior Dana Meadow (Chicago, IL) grabbed third with a score of 218.84.

Kowalsky took second in the 100 free, earning a time of 54.92, and then Brown won the next two events with Brush touching the wall in 2:11.30 in the 200 back, and freshman Baily Langner (Martinez, CA) winning the 200 breast with a time of 2:26.40.

Brown took second in the next two as McFadgen swam a time of 5:08.60 in the 500 free and Wallace earned a time of 1:00.07 in the 100 fly.

Meadow and Latinen combined for a 1-2 sweep in the 3-meter dive, as Meadow scored a 258.15 and Latinen posted a 250.88.

Senior Lauren Harlow (Andover, MA) took third in the 400 IM with a time of 4:40.66 in the final individual event of the afternoon. The Bears closed the meet with the 400 free relay team of Goodman, freshman Susannah Ford (Cambridge, MA), Kowalsky, and Brush taking second with a time of 3:38.50.

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.