Diving Records Fall In Win Over West Chester

PHILADELPHIA - Sophomore Jeff Cragg took down multiple records on the diving board on Friday as the Penn men's swimming team won 180-117 against West Chester at Sheerr Pool.

In the 1-meter diving event Cragg broke both the school and pool record with his score of 349.13. The score broke what was the oldest school record, set by his father and current Penn diving coach Rob Cragg, in 1972. In the 3-meter event, Jeff Cragg continued his excellence, breaking his second pool record of the evening, this time taking down a mark set two years ago with his score of 331.20.

Overall the Red and Blue captured 13 victories in the meet. In addition to Cragg, fellow classmate Brendan McHugh also won a pair events. McHugh won the 200 free (1:41.61) and 200 breast (2:06.80).

Freshman Conor Blackwood was one of eight Quakers to win an individual event, as he finished first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:55.24. Sophomore Andrew Kaminski took the 100 breast in 59.89, while fellow classmate Peter Amos took top honor in the 100 fly (52.09). Junior Alex Kalish also won the 200 fly, with a time of 1:54.17.

Penn returns to action next Friday at 6 p.m. against La Salle in the team's final dual meet of the season.