November 13, 2005

Bears Cruise Past Dartmouth, 149-79, to Earn First Ivy Win of the Season

Nov. 13, 2005

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's swimming and diving team (2-1, 1-0) posted a 149-79 victory over visiting Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon, while earning its first Ivy win of the season. Brown won every single event en route to the win.

The meet started with Brown taking first and second in the 200 Medley Relay with the team of junior Emily Brush (Duxbury, MA), sophomore Aly Wyatt (Ypsilanti, MI), junior Becky Kowalsky (Ft. Meyers, FL), and senior Elizabeth Wong (Santa Monica, CA) winning with a time of 1:50.53. The team of freshman Sarah Goodman (Philadelphia, PA), junior Julia Lippe-Klein (Palo Alto, CA), junior Meredith Cocco (Lafayette Hill, PA), and senior Ali Will (Mequon, WI) took second with a time of 1:51.24.

Sophomore Dillon Delaney (West Barnstable, MA) won the 1000 Free with a time of 10:36.92, while senior Katey Mirch (Reno, NV) earned a second place finish with a time of 10:38.15. Wyatt won the 200 Free with a score of 1:56.76, while freshman Ainsley McFadgen (Glace Bay, NS) took second with a time of 1:57.04. Senior Eileen Robinson (Harbour Grace, NF) was third with a time of 1:57.29 to round out the top three.

Wong and Goodman led a 1-2 sweep in the 50 Free, with times of 24.98 and 25.18, respectively, while Cocco, senior Bridgette Cahill (Turnersville, NJ), and junior Lauren Harlow (Andover, MA) led a 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 IM, posting times of 2:10.05, 2:12.50, and 2:13.50, respectively. Junior Ashley Wallace (Chatham, NJ) took first in the 100 Fly with a time of 59.22, while Kowalsky took first in the 100 Free with a time of 53.96.

Robinson swam a time of 1:00.18 to win the 100 Back, while McFadgen won the 500 Fre with a time of 5:10.98. Lippe-Klein earned first place in the 100 Breast with a time of 1:08.12, while the team of Will, Wong, sophomore Lauren Zatorski (Winnetka, IL), and Goodman took first in the 200 Free Relay with a time of 1:40.03 to round out the day.

In diving action, senior Jessica Larson (Wayland, MA) won the 1-Meter with a score of 282.88, while junior Dana Meadow (Chicago, IL) came in third with an NCAA Zone-qualifying score of 256.34. In the 3-Meter, the Bears earned a 1-2-3 sweep, with Larson winning again with a score of 294.68. Meadow followed with a 254.25, while freshman Jessica Williams (McLean, VA) took third with a score of 246.60. Larson, who has already qualified for Zones in both the 1- and 3-Meter events, has now won both events in three straight meets.

The Bears continue action December 2-4 when they host the Brown Invitational.