Bears Finish in 7th at 2006 EISL Championships

March 4, 2006

LONG ISLAND, NY - The Brown men's swimming & diving team finished the 2006 EISL Championships in seventh place with a total of 665 points. Princeton won the championship with 1393 points, followed by Harvard with 1287. Columbia took third with 990.5, while Cornell was in fourth with 984.5. Yale finished in fifth with 925, while Navy was in sixth with 770. Penn (638.5) and Dartmouth (327.5) rounded out the nine team field.

Sophomore Peter Volosin (Roanoke, VA) took seventh in the first event of the day, the 1650 Free, clocking in at 15:39.85. Senior Eric Brumberg (Sewell, NJ) was seventh in the next event, earning a 1:49.67 in the 200 Back. Senior Brian Sharkey (Fords, NJ) took 10th in the 100 Free with a time of 44.92, while freshman Arkady Rasin (Brookline, MA) was 24th in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:09.59. Freshman Richard Alexander (Victoria, BC) posted a time of 1:50.50 in the 200 Fly, finishing in 14th.

Freshman William Kai Robinson (Vashon, WA) was 12th in the 3-Meter dive, with a score of 256.45, while junior Matthew Freitas (Chelmsford, MA) scored a 230.65, good for 14th.

Brown placed seventh in the final event of the day, the 400 Free Relay, with the team of Sharkey, sophomore Brian Kelly (Weston, MA), sophomore Kevin Hug (Tampa, FL), and Brumberg finished in a time of 3:02.20.