Swim Teams Cruise Past Colby/Bates
January 9, 2011
The Panther swimming and diving teams were impressive on Saturday and Sunday, picking up convincing wins over Colby and Bates. The women were 213-80 winners, while the men earned a 219-58 victory in Saturday's meet with Colby. On Sunday, the women picked up a 188-110 win, while the men were 185-109 victors.
Four different men won five events over the two days, while 13 won four races. Sophomore Ethan Litman (Bethesda, Md.) along with rookies Mike Oster (Westfield, N.J.), Goran Simic (Mostar, Bosnia) and Nick Keenan (Queensbury, N.Y.) each won four individual events.
Junior Katherine Loftus (Madison, Conn.) led the women’s team with six individual wins on the weekend. Sophomores Jen Friedlander (Deephaven, Minn.) and Nora Daly (Cape Elizabeth, Maine), along with first-year racer Alexandra Edel (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) each won five events for the women while 16 different women won four races.