Women's Swimming & Diving

Bears Take First in all 12 Events to Cruise Past Dartmouth, 151-68

Bears Take First in all 12 Events to Cruise Past Dartmouth, 151-68

Nov. 20, 2004


PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's swimming and diving team (1-1) rebounded from last night's loss to Harvard with a 151-68 victory over Dartmouth, cruising past the Big Green and winning all 12 events along the way.

The afternoon started with Brown's medley relay team of senior Mariana Chuck (Kingston, Jamaica), freshman Alexandra Wyatt (Wpsilanti, MI), and juniors Elizabeth Wong (Santa Monica, CA) and Ali Will (Mequon, WI) winning the 400 medley relay in a time of 3:58.83.

The Bears took first in the next event, the 800 free relay, with sophomores Emily Brush (Duxbury, MA), Becky Kowalski (Fort Myers, FL), and Meredith Cocco (Lafayette Hill, PA), and junior Katey Mirch (Reno, NV) winning in a time of 7:52.01.

Brown took first and second in the next four swimming events, sweeping first-third in two and first-fourth in one. Junior Eileen Robinson (Harbour Grace, NF) and freshman Lauren Zatorski (Winnetka, IL) took first and second in the 50 free with times of 24.74 and 25.40. Junior Bridgette Cahill (Turnersvill, NJ) led the way in the 400 IM, clocking in at 4:29.91, while sophomore Lauren Harlow (Andover, MA) took second in 4:36.35, and freshman Dillon Delaney (West Barnstable, MA) took third in a time of 4:41.33. In the 200 fly, sophomores Ashley Wallace (Chatham, NJ), Cocco, Kowalski, and Brush swept one-four with times of 2:06.37, 2:08.61, 2:08.77, and 2:11.42, respectively. Robinson led the Bears in the 100 free, with a time of 53.70, while Wong took second (54.34) and Wyatt took third (55.87).

Sandwiched between the 400 IM and the 200 fly was the 1-Meter diving event, which junior Jessica Larson (Wayland, MA) won with a score of 273.00. Larson also won the 3-Meter diving event with a 268.42

Brown took first in the final four swimming events, starting with Chuck winning the 200 back (2:11.55). Wallace followed with a win in the 500 free (5:14.28), while sophomore Julia Lippe-Klein (Palo Alto, CA) won the 200 breast (2:31.71). The Bears' 400 free relay team of Brush, Kowalski, Wong, and Robinson won the final event of the day, clocking in at 3:39.03.

The Bears continue action December 3-5 when they travel to New Jersey for the Princeton Invitational, their final competition of the first semester.