The Bonnies were led by freshman Tanja Kirmse, who won two events, and senior Jeanette Dietrich, who recorded one first place finish and one runner-up showing.
“It was a big win for the women, but a very tough loss for the men,” ECU Head Coach Rick Kobe stated. “We had a great training trip over the break and it was gratifying to see so many great swims as we continue to work toward the conference championship meet.”
After holding a 41-point lead after day one at the Worcester City Championship, the Assumption College women’s swimming and diving team pulled away on day two to capture its second straight city title against Division I Holy Cross, WPI and Clark University.
The Columbia Lions’ prowess was on display at Uris Natatorium on Saturday as the men’s team defeated Cornell in front of a large crowd of alumni and fans gathered to honor Coach Bolster. Photo of Columbia freshman Drew May.
Columbia senior Corinna Bertelsen won the 500 free in the Lions’ victory over Cornell Big Red on Saturday.
The Rams increased their lead with big swims in their stroke events, sweeping the 200 Backstroke, 200 Breaststroke and 200 IM. CSU also locked the Lobos out of first and second in the 100 Backstroke, 100 Breaststroke and 100 Freestyle.
The men and women of DU grab two dual meet wins against the Cowboys and Cowgirls.
“We did a great job capitalizing on two wins apiece by Heather Winn, Maya Owens, and Danielle Shedd,” said head coach Rich Murphy.
The St. Bonaventure women’s swimming and diving returned to the pool after a month long break to face the Binghamton Bearcats at the Saunders Aquatic Center on Saturday.
Elizabeth Beisel had two outstanding off-event swims while her Gators used depth to overwhelm Florida Atlantic in the men’s and women’s meets.
Penn’s Rhoads Worster (pictured above) won two events in the Quakers’ victory over Brown on Saturday at Sheerr Pool in Philadelphia.
Eddie Sinnott, the head coach of the host team at the SMU Classic, took a few minutes to talk with Catherine Lee about the thought process behind the meet’s timing.
“We’re really pleased with our results tonight,” head swimming coach Brian Schrader said. “I know our kids were motivated to come in and race hard, and they did. I’m really impressed with our team’s effort from top to bottom.”
Alyssa Gialamas of Naperville, Illinois will join Paralympic teammate Becca Meyers at Loyola-Maryland.
Mark Gallagher (’98) and John Mohler (’50) join 9 other Loyola alums in the Hall of Fame Class of 2014.