Women's Swimming & Diving

Women’s Swimming & Diving Falls at Yale in Season Opener

Women’s Swimming & Diving Falls at Yale in Season Opener

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Brown women's swimming & diving team was defeated in its first meet of the 2017-18 season at Yale, 201.5-93.5, at the Robert J. H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool on Saturday.

Sophomore Marley Cross (Seattle, Wash.) claimed second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:51.18. Senior Ally Donahue (Tampa, Fla.) also turned in a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke, touching in at 1:04.74.

Sophomore Sarah Welch (Beverly, Mass.) placed third in the 100 backstroke (57.38). She just missed out on second place (2:03.15) in the 200 backstroke, and came in at 2:03.21 for third.

In her first collegiate meet, freshman Taylor Seaman (Brighton, Mich.) finished second in the 50 freestyle (23.38) while junior Maddie Salesky (San Rafael, Calif.) was right behind her in third (23.58). Seaman (50.85) and Cross (51.19) later went 2-3 in the 100 freestyle.

A team of Salesky, Cross, junior Emma Wittmer (Edina, Minn.) and Seaman won the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:23.95

The Bears next host MIT at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center for a 1:00 p.m. meet.