Brown Finishes Sixth Overall at Ivy League Championships

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Harvard University claimed the Ivy League crown on Saturday after tallying 1,409 points over a three-day span at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships held at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center this weekend.  Brown University placed sixth overall at the event with 792.5 points.

 

Briana Borgolini (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) claimed Brown's lone title this weekend, as she triumphed in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with an NCAA B Cut time off 2:14.55.  For the second consecutive day, freshman Megan Viohl (Millersville, Md.) shattered a school record, this time in the 1,650 Yard Freestyle with a NCAA B Cut mark of 16:27.88.  Viohl bested Katie Cowen's previous time of 16:30.81 set in 1998.

 

Kate Dillione (Newtown, Pa.) was the third of five Bears to gain berths in the finals on Saturday, as she placed sixth overall in the 100 Yard Freestyle with a time of 50.16.  Katie Roach (Colorado Springs, Colo.) joined Borgolini in the finals of the 200 Yard Breaststroke, clocking in at 2:17.23, good for fifth overall in the event.

 

Gina Matsumoto concluded the weekend for the Bears with a fifth place finish in the 200 Yard Butterfly (2:00.35), narrowly missing the NCAA B Cut time of 1:59.59.

 

Final Standings

Harvard – 1,409

Princeton – 1,384

Yale – 1,163.5

Columbia – 945

Penn – 882

Brown – 792.5

Cornell – 662

Dartmouth - 535