Middlebury

SWIM TEAMS HOST AMHERST

December 3, 2012

The Panther swimming and diving teams hosted Amherst in the squad's first home meet of the season. The Middlebury women were defeated 162-132, while the men fell 208-86. The team returns to action next Saturday at Springfield in the final meet of the semester.

Leading the men was first-year racer Stephan Koenigsberger (New York, N.Y.), who won the 200 breaststroke in 2:13.70, while placing second in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.82). Also earning a win for the men was rookie Carter Pribis (Concord, N.H.), who touched first in the 100 back with a time of 54.38. Junior Ian Mackay (Vero Beach, Fla.) earned a pair of second place finishes, earning the spot in both the 100 fly (52.51) and 50 free (21.76).

Sophomore Jamie Hillas (Woodbridge, Conn.) had a big day for the Panther women, winning two events while earning a second place finish. Her time of 1:05.03 in the 100 breaststroke is the fourth fastest time in Division III this season, earning her an NCAA “B” cut. She earned a win in the 200 breaststroke in 2:25.82, while placing second in the 200 IM (2:12.59).

First-year racer Madeline Pierce (Weston, Mass.) earned a victory in the 200 back (2:13.60), while sophomore Maddy Berkman (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) placed second in both the 100 (59.71) and 200 fly (2:11.26) races. Earning wins against her teammates in both the 1M (244.88) and 3M (256.28) diving competitions was senior Hannah King (Paget, Bermuda).

• Men’s swim record: 0-2, women’s swim record: 1-1

• Up next: 12/8 @ Springfield