Swim Teams Compete At M.I.T.

February 3, 2007

The Panther swimming and diving teams were in action in a non-scoring meet at M.I.T. on Friday and Saturday. Junior Marika Ross (Shorewood, Wis.) and first-year racer Yu Wang (Beijing, China) each won a pair of races to lead the women. Ross won the 200 fly in 2:07.69, while capturing the 500 free with a time of 5:06.81. Yu was a winner in the 200 free in 1:58.13, while capturing the 200 back in 2:12.48.

Junior Sara Cowie (N. Palm Beach, Fla.) was a winner in the 1000 free (10:36.06), sophomore Catherine Suppan (Burlington, Vt.) won the 200 IM (2:15.74), while junior Pam Chatikavanij (Bangkok, Thailand) earned a win in the 100 free (54.30).

Sophomore Zach Woods (Monroe, N.Y.) was one of three men to earn wins on the weekend, finishing the 100 back with a time of 53.15. Senior Rob Collier (Catonsville, Md.) won the 200 IM (1:58.05), while senior Michael Young (Leawood, Kansas) won the three-meter diving competition with 279.85.