Middlebury

Swim Teams Compete At Amherst

December 3, 2007

The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams were in action on Saturday as they competed at Amherst. The men were defeated 193-98, while the women were defeated 169-129. Senior Marika Ross (Shorewood, Wis.) made two NCAA "B" cuts, while winning an event. Ross won the 100 fly in 58.45, while earning a second place finish in the 200 free (1:55.40), earning a "B" cut.

Senior Alanna Hanson (Golden Bridge, N.Y.) won both diving events, capturing the 1M with 220 points and the 3M with 237.82. Also earning a win at the meet was sophomore Katie Soja (Sudbury, Mass.), with a time of 10:38.38 in the 1000 free.

On the men's side, both senior Peter Bell (Deerfield, Mass) and sophomore John Dillon (Wellesley, Mass.) were dual event winners. Bell won the 100 breaststroke (1:01.14) and the 200 breaststroke (2:16.74), while Dillon captured the 100 fly (52.82) and 200 fly (1:57.46).