Swim Teams Compete At Amherst

December 5, 2009

The Middlebury College swimming and diving teams competed at Amherst on Saturday, ending their first semester of action. The women's team was defeated 188-108, while the men fell by a score of 198-90. Senior John Dillon (Wellesley, Mass.) led the men's team with a pair of wins, capturing the 100 fly in 52.40 and the 200 fly in 1:59.26. Finishing in second place for the men was the 400 free relay team comprised of junior Jay Li (Las Flores, Calif.), first-year racer Ethan Litman (Bethesda, Md.) and sophomores Nick Daly (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) and Adam Schaffer (Orinda, Calif.).

Pacing the women with a pair of wins was first-year racer Jen Friedlander (Deephaven, Minn.). The rookie won both the 100 fly (1:00.36) and the 200 fly (2:11.13) at Amherst. The women's 400 free relay team of junior Alyssa Ha (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.), sophomore Katherine Loftus (Madison, Conn.) and first-year racers Audrey Tolbert (Perryville, Md.) and Nora Daly (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) won their event with a time of 3:41.40.