There isn’t much of a better way to cap off a senior day meet with your team winning the dual meet with the last relay.
Rutgers swimming and diving continued their multiple day lead over their competition for the win at the Rutgers Invitational, including a school and pool record in the 200 backstroke by Vera Koprivova and a pool record in the 200 butterfly by Francesca Stoppa.
In the end, the Spartans could have secured the win if not for their winning A 200 medley relay getting DQ’d in the first event of the meet, instead handing the event victory to Rutgers.
Yale beat their 4th opponent in their 3rd meet in the past week, beating Rutgers on the road in a shortened dual meet featuring the 100 of each stroke, 200 IM, 200, 500, and 1000 free, and 200 medely and free relays.
Prudence Rooker of Liberty University pulled off the only sweep of a stoke, winning the 50, 100, and 200 breast.
Kyle Otazu hit a #1 D3 ranking in the 500, while Princeton swept their own invite.
Rutgers swimming and diving gets its first taste of a championship-style meet when it welcomes 13 teams for the annual Frank Elm Invitational on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 17-19 at the Rutgers Aquatics Center in the Werblin Recreation Center.
Rutgers swimming and diving celebrated the unofficial start to the season with the annual Scarlet vs. White Intrasquad Meet on Tuesday in the Rutgers Aquatic Center