Women's Swimming & Diving

Brown All-Time Record Falls on Final Day of Ivy Championships

Brown All-Time Record Falls on Final Day of Ivy Championships

Princeton, N.J. – As the Brown women's swimming & diving finished up competition at the 2011 Ivy League Championships, records continued to fall in the Brown record book. Rookie Briana Borgolini finished third overall in the 200-yard breastroke, setting a Brown all-time fastest time in the event. 

Borgolini continued to dominate in the breaststroke, this time in the 200. The freshman set a new school record with her third-place finish (2:14.41) which was also good for a NCAA "B" cut qualifier.

Kristin Jackson was also impressive in the 200 breast, setting the second-highest mark in school history at 2:17.78. Jamie Firth also got in on the record-setting event, coming in at ninth in the Brown record book with her time of 2:20.47. In the 1000 free, Ellen Downing entered the rop-25 record book, completing the distance race in 10:27.53, good for 21st all-time at Brown.

Sage Erskine was impressive in the 200 backstroke, finishing in 2:03.82 which is the 13th fastest time in Brown swimming history.

Several records were set in the 100 freestyle. Kristen Caldarella, who tied for fifth overall in the event, finished with a time of 50.85 was good for third fastest time at Brown. Emma Lamothe came in ninth overall at 51.08 which ranks eighth all-time.

Both Allyson Schumacher (52.56) and Paige Gilley (52.58) set top-25 marks in the prelims, ranking 24th and 25th respectively.

Finally it was Leigh Holmes in the 200 butterfly who picked up the final top-25 mark of the championship for Brown. Holmes finished the prelims in 2:05.27, good for 15th all-time.


Final Scores:
1) Princeton - 1,562
2) Harvard - 1,436
3) Columbia - 894
4) Penn - 888
5) Yale - 860
6) Dartmouth - 794.5
7) Cornell - 730
8) Brown - 651.5

High Point Diver of the Meet: Rachel Zambrowicz (Princeton -- 59 points)
Swimmer of the Meet: Megan Waters (Princeton -- Head Coaches vote)
Career High Point Diver: Carolyn Littlefield (Princeton -- 179 points)
Career High Point Swimmer: Kate Mills (Harvard -- 330 points)