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.
The Emory University Swimming and Diving team turned in some of its strongest dual meet performances of campaign, but both the Emory men and women were ultimately defeated by NCAA Division I Georgia Tech on ‘Senior Day’ at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, the women of SUNY Geneseo brought their all to the tri-meet hosted in Wilmington, PA to come out victorious over Carnegie Mellon and Westminster, breaking several diving records and a relay pool record on their way to the crown.
At the meet celebrating their graduating seniors, JHU proved a dominant force over Stevens, and broke a number of pool records in the process.
On Friday night, the Blue Jays picked up victories for both the men and the women in the dual meet with St. Mary’s. Taylor Kitayama led the women while the men were paced by freshman Scott Sterrett.
For the second-straight weekend, the Denison’s swimming & diving teams competed in split-squad action against Division I and Division III opponents. In a tri-meet at the University of Pittsburgh, the Big Red fell to the host Panthers. At the Trumbull Aquatics Center, DU defeated Grove City.