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.
Emory University senior Sarah Greene won a pair of events at the Emory Diving Invitational, including a program-record setting performance in the one-meter dive at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Saturday afternoon.
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.
Bosko, a freshman from Holland (Holland HS), swam the second-fastest time in the MIAA this season in the 100-yard freestyle over the weekend at the Michigan Open with a time of :47.02, and also swam a :21.83 in the 50 freestyle.
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.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday have seen some tremendous efforts from a variety of Kenyon Lords and Ladies at the Division I TYR Invitational hosted by Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois. Seven teams competed in the men’s meet, and nine in the women’s. The Lords and Ladies finished fifth and eighth respectively, after the final event on Sunday evening.
SCAD sophomore Caroline Lepesant won two events as the SCAD Bees took first place in the women’s contest, and second in the men’s, at the Third Annual Brenau University Invitational in Gainesville, GA.
Goucher started the meet strong, with its relay team of Colin Richter, Cody Nelson (Duanesburg, N.Y./Schalmont), Morgan Richter and Sam Davis (Wilmington, Del./Wilmington Friends) pulling out a victory in the 200-yard medley relay. Their time of 1:42.71 was two-hundredths faster than Catholic’s team in second place.
New Paltz rises to 3-0 and next competes at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Winter Championships from Friday-Sunday, Dec. 6-8, at Lehman College. Vassar drops to 1-2 and next competes at the Liberty League Championships during the same time frame.
The NCAA has The NCAA has handed huge punishments to the College of State Island men’s swimming and diving program.
First place finishes in 7 of the 12 contested events, including two for freshman Lizzy Hannifin (Denver, Colo./East), led the Goucher women’s swimming team to a 73-48 victory over Notre Dame (Md.) last night.
The Georgia women are one of the many top teams competing this weekend. Stay up to date with all of the necessary links and previews here.