Morgan Richter repeated in the 200-yard butterfly tonight at the 2014 Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championships. He’s only the second male swimmer in the history of Goucher’s swimming program to have earned three conference titles.
It’s that time of year again, when teams start resting up, shaving down and digging out the fast suits. Here’s a listing of conferences, with competing teams, dates, location and some information on the rivalries to watch in Division III this season.
The Emory & Henry College Women’s Swimming Team will conclude the 2013-14 season this weekend at the 2014 Old Dominion…
New Paltz, which captured five of the top six finishes in the 200 freestyle, entered the stretch run of the meet with significant momentum.
Cassidy Griger led the way individually for the Hawks, winning the 500 freestyle (5:26.08) and the 100 freestyle (55.17) in addition to placing second in the 50 freestyle (25.77).
Albion put the exclamation point on a dual season in which it won four of five dual meets against MIAA rivals. The Britons now turn their attention to the league’s championship meet, set for Feb. 12-15 at Calvin College.
Competing against DI Navy and led by the powerful trio of Bogdanovski, Kitayama and Greenhalgh, the Johns Hopkins Jays posted some fast times in the meet on Wednesday. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to overwhelm the Mids, and Navy triumphed, 137-123 (W) and 135-119 (M).
Mike Crinion has always sought out diverse experiences to defy stereotypes.
The Ephs of Williams certainly had a weekend filled with fast swimming. On Friday they faced off against the MIT Engineers and came out on top (192-97 for women, 159-137 for men). Less than eighteen hours later, the Ephs were back up on the blocks racing NESCAC competitors Middlebury and again came out victorious (185-108 for women, 197-101 for men).
Warren Wilson college hosted the Greensboro college men and women and the Emory & Henry women, with the home team winning on the men’s side and the E&H women staying undefeated with a pair of wins.
On Saturday afternoon, the men and women of Emory’s Swimming & Diving program faced off against Division I competition in the form of the University of Alabama at the Don Gambril Olympic Pool in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Crimson Tide beat both the Eagles on both sides, taking the victory 196-92 over the men, and 178-110 over the women.
On senior day and at its final home meet of the 2013-14 season, the MIT men’s swimming and diving team defeated Amherst College by a score of 185-115. This is the third year in a row that the Engineers have come out on top in a meet against the Lord Jeffs.
The Alabama seniors pose at the last home meet of their careers.
Senior Chelsea Allocco and sophomore Cassidy Griger each captured a pair of individual events.
Chelsea Allocco set the Elting Pool record in the 1,000 freestyle, as the State University of New York at New Paltz women’s swimming team cruised past Mount Saint Mary College.