Bears Remain in Sixth after Day 2 of Ivy Championships

Feb. 29, 2008

PRINCETON, NJ - The Brown women's swimming and diving team remains in sixth place after day two of the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a total of 477 points. Princeton still leads the field with 1108.5 points, while Harvard is in second with 988 points. Columbia (671), Penn (647.5), Yale (632), Dartmouth (373), and Cornell (282) round out the field.

Brown was led by sophomore Bailey Langner (Martinez, CA) and junior Sarah Goodman (Philadelphia, PA), the Bears only two swimmers to compete in an "A" final on day two, as Langner took fifth in the 400 IM and Goodman was eighth in the 100 back.

The Bears opened day two with a seventh place finish in the 200 medley relay as the team of Goodman, senior Ally Wyatt (Ypsilanti, MI), senior Lauren Zatorski (Winnetka, IL), and freshman Candice Sisouvanvieng-Kim (Albuquerque, NM) earned a time of 1:46.42.

Next up was the 1000 free, in which junior Ainsley McFadgen (Glace Bay, NS) posted a time of 10:21.58 to finish in 16th. Langner's fifth place finish in the 400 IM was next, as she swam a time of 4:27.61. Freshman Kelley Wisinger (Warren, NJ) was in the "B" final, earning 12th with a time of 4:31.53).

Freshman Natascha Mangan (Keizer, OR) led Brown in the 100 fly, posting a time of 57.13 to finish in 10th. Zatorski joined her in the "B" final earning 15th with a time of 57.79.

The Bears had three swimmers in the "B" final of the 200 free, as McFadgen earned 12th with a time of 1:52.79. Freshman Katherine Wargo (Killingworth, CT) was 15th (1:53.79), while freshman Stephanie Pollard (Victoria, BC) earned 16th with a time of 1:53.91.

Wyatt led the bears in the 100 breast, clocking in at 1:06.49, before Goodman turned in a time of 58.62 to place eighth in the 100 back. Freshman Sage Erskine (Arlington, VA) swam in the "B" final of the 100 back and posted a time of 58.29 to earn 12th place.

Brown closed out the day with a sixth place finish in the 800 free relay, as the team of McFadgen, Pollard, Wisinger, and Wargo posted a time of 7:38.05.