Monday, February 19, 2007

Swimming and Diving closes 06-07 season at the ECAC Championships

The swimming and diving team wrapped up their season this weekend at the ECAC Championships, hosted by Harvard University.

The men’s team took 15th out of 18, just behind Boston University, while the women managed 12th out of 16 following Binghamton. Harvard stole the top spot in team competition for both sexes.

Seniors Brittany Hunter and Jennifer Masi concluded their last meet as Stags on a high note.

Hunter took 7th in the 500 yd freestyle, 12th in the 200 yd freestyle, 16th in the 200 yd butterfly, and was part of the 200 medley relay that took 9th place overall.

Masi was also a member of that relay, as well as taking 13th in the 50 freestyle and 30th in the 100 freestyle.

Liz Lawlor ’08 Kaitlyn Buckeit ’09 also performed well.

Drew Kingman ’09 again took the lead for the men, notching 21st in the 200 individual medley, 11th in the 400 individual medley, and 9th in the 200 breaststroke.

In diving, both male and female Stags shined.

On Friday, Taylor Stecko ’10 earned a 7th place finish in the 3 meter dive. He continued his run for the top in the 1 meter on Saturday, where he qualified for Sunday’s finals. In the end, Stecko dove his way to a score of 209.75 and 8th place.

For the women, Katharine Yee ’08 managed an excellent score of 192.35, taking 9th place in the 1 meter.


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