Tough end to season for swimming and diving

By
Contributing Writer
Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Men’s swimming and diving
The men’s swimming and diving team finished the regular season after two tough losses last week to Yale and Cornell, 161-137 and 166-134, respectively.

The team started off the Yale meet by winning the 200-yard medley relay by just 0.01 seconds. Yale swimmers took first in the next three events and picked up momentum that lasted throughout the meet.

There were many close races in both dual meets, but Brown ultimately came up short of enough gold medals to win either.

The Bears will return to the pool on March 4 to compete for a title at the Ivy Championships.

Women’s swimming and diving
The women’s swimming and diving team ended the regular season 2-8 after losing to Yale, 191-107, and Cornell, 160-135, this past week.

In the last home meet of the season, the Bears battled Yale in a tough dual meet. The Bears had many second-place finishes but only one gold medal in the 400-yard freestyle relay.

The team then traveled to Ithaca, N.Y., to race against Cornell on Feb. 6. Kristen Jackson ’13 and Kristen Caldarella ’12 led Brown to five victories, but they were not enough, as the Bears fell to Cornell.

Brown will have a three-week break before heading to Princeton for the Ivy Championships on Feb. 25