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Dartmouth senior Nejc Zupan (pictured), Princeton’s Teo D’Alessandro and Brown’s Tommy Glenn each won two events at Princeton’s Big Al Open this weekend.
Emily McClellan broke two school records and put up the third-fastest 100 breaststroke time in the nation for UW-Milwaukee.
On the third night of the Miami Invite in Oxford, Ohio, the Denison men locked down their victory, set two additional varsity records and finished atop the standings by over 1,100 points.
Of the eight events on Saturday night hosted by Kenyon at the Total Performance Swim Invitational in Gambier, Ohio, two of them ended in Steen Aquatic Center records for the women, and five for the men.
Oakland won 28 events in total, winning the women’s meet and finishing second to Eastern Michigan for the men.
After a quick preliminary 100 breaststroke in which he broke the Division III National record, Denison’s Damon Rosenburg came back in finals to better his new NCAA record even further. The prelims swim broke a 14 year old Denison school record which had belonged to Aaron Cole. After his drop in finals, Rosenburg also owns the fastest time ever recorded in the 100 breaststroke in 20 years of swimming at the Miami Invitational.
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The pool was on fire on the second night of the Total Performance Invitational, hosted by Kenyon College. Over the course of the night’s events, an impressive six pool and meet records fell.
It was the Big Red Show tonight at the Miami Invite. After a good start to the three day meet in Oxford, Ohio, the Denison men are sitting in first place among a host of Division I teams (and rival DIII team, Emory) while the women are in third after the day’s two events.
The Total Performance Invite hosted by Kenyon College in the James A. Steen Aquatic Center got its start tonight. There were only two events in this first session – the 800 freestyle relay and the 1650. Men and women from seven different Division I and Division III teams collected to compete.
Stevens Institute of Technology welcomed their rivals The College of New Jersey to Hoboken for an epic-dual meet this past Saturday. The Lions and Ducks renewed their rivalry which has burned hotly since its inception in the 2010-11 season. Going into the meet, the Stevens men had already showcased a victory over DI Saint Peter’s College, and took top honors at the New York University Fall Invite. As one of only two home meets for the Ducks, the tightly contested Stevens-TCNJ meet is one to always get the blood up and pumping.
Williams’ women proved too dominant a force for Union College at their meet on Saturday. The Ephs won handily, 206-86, taking their winning streak to two. Williams won every event, and were at least 1-2 in everything but the 100 butterfly.
This is only the second meet of MIT’s season, yet the men are off to a tremendous start. On Saturday at Bowdoin College, the MIT men defeated their hosts (215-82) as well as conference foe, Babson College (240-57). Over the course of the meet, MIT took first in 13 of the 17 events. To display depth as well as front end speed, the Engineers went 1-2-3 in eight events, and taking first through fourth in three of those.
Denver swimming and diving closes the fall season at the University of Iowa Invite on Friday, Dec. 6 in Iowa City, Iowa.
Kenyon’s Maria Zarka swept the diving events at Saturday’s quad meet, hosted by Case Western en route to Kenyon’s total victory at the meet.