Panthers Fall At Williams

January 29, 2006

The Panther swimming and diving teams were in action at Williams over the weekend with the men falling 184-110 and the women suffering a 185-113 loss.

Junior Robert Collier (Catonsville, Md.) had a big day for the men with a win and two second place finishes. Collier won the 400 IM (4:16.87), placing second in both the 100 (51.95) and 200 fly (1:56.02). First-year swimmer Zach Woods (Monroe, N.Y.) turned in an impressive performance with three second place finishes on the afternoon. He did so in the 100 back (52.90), 200 back (1:54.90) and the 400 IM (4:20.50).

Junior Tim Lux (Sandy Hook, Conn.) won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:00.01, while senior Tristram Arscott (Atherton, Calif.) won both the 1M (270.80) and 3M (251.10) diving competitions.

Placing second in the 200 free (1:47.58) was first-year racer Kevin O'Rourke (Chagrin Falls, Ohio), while sophomore Guillermo Garcia (Boyds, Md.) earned a second place finish in the 500 free (4:55.82).

Sophomore Marika Ross (Shorewood, Wis.) continued to dominate for the women as she won a pair of events at Williams. Ross set a new Williams pool record with a time of 2:05.91 in the 200 fly, while breaking a Middlebury record with a time of 57.66 in the 100 fly.

Senior McKenna Moreau (Canton, N.Y.) won the 200 back (2:11.75), while sophomore Alanna Hanson (Golden Bridge, N.Y.) finished second in both the 1M (234.23) and 3M (248.65) diving events.

The Panther swimming and diving teams were both defeated at Williams on Saturday. The men fell 184-110, while the women were defeated 185-113.