Middlebury Defeats Union

January 23, 2010

The Panther swimming and diving teams each picked up another win on Saturday, topping Union in their second home meet in as many weeks. The women came away with a 175-120 win, while the men were 163-125 victors. Senior John Dillon (Wellesley, Mass.) was the lone three-event winner, capturing the 200 fly (1:55.27), 200 back (1:57.26) and the 100 IM (53.65).

First-year racer Jen Friedlander (Deephaven, Minn.) picked up two wins for the women, capturing the 200 (1:59.34) and 500 free (5:15.97) races. Junior Jessie Ward (Pittsford, N.Y.) won the 50 (32.44) and 200 breaststroke (2:23.04) events, while rookie Salena Casha (Andover, Mass.) won the 100 free (55.21) and 100 IM (1:03.23). Winning twice for the men was senior Schuyler Beeman (Guilford, Conn.), who earned victories in the 100 (48.57) and 50 free (21.90) races.