January 29, 2011

Brown Swimming & Diving Topped at Columbia

New York, N.Y. – Both the men's and women's swimming & diving teams were in action at Columbia on Saturday but each team came up just short. The women fell, 163-137, while the men were topped 162-136.

The Brown women picked up its first win of the day in the second event, the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Kristin Jackson, Briana Borgolini, Emma Lamothe and Kristen Caldarella finished first with a time of 1:46.37.

Perry Ashenfelter took first in the 1,650 freestyle (17:55.16), Natascha Mangan won the 200 butterfly, while Calderella picked up her second win in the 50 free (23.95) and third in the 100 free (51.89).

Meghan Early earned the victory in the 200 backstroke, finishing with a time of 2:05.74, while Borgolini picked her second win in the 200 breaststroke (2:19.71).

Allyson Schumacher took the win in the 500 free (4:03.12) before Jackson joined Calderella and Borgolini as multple winners, taking the 200 individual medley (2:06.24).

Conor Carlucci picked up the first win of the day for the men in the 100 breast, finishing with a time of 57.57. Carrlucci also took the top spot in the 200 breast (2:07.18) Ryan Kikuchi got in on the wins, adding a first-place finish in the 200 backstroke. Kikuchi also took first in the 200 IM (1:53.80).

Rookie Tommy Glenn kept his win streak alive, taking the victory in the 100 butterfly with a time of 51.57. 

Brown's relay team of Glenn, James Hunter, Oliver Diamond and David Gonzalez was victorious in the 400 free with a mark of 3:08.45.