Men, Women Take Dual Meet from La Salle

PHILADELPHIA - The Penn men's and women's swimming and diving teams both won their dual meets with La Salle Monday. The men won by a score of 138-84, while the women took their decision 142-93.

Penn opened the meet by taking the top two spots in both the men's and women's 200-medley relay. The team of Sara Coenen, Megan Carlin, Andrea Balint, and Lauren Brandes took the women's relay in 1:50.52, while the men's team of Larkin MacDonald, Chaz Maul, Brad Farris and Devon Carr won in 1:35.72.

The first individual event of the day was the 1000-free, won in convincing fashion by Stephanie Nerby. Nerby swam a 10:35.52, almost a full 25 seconds in front of teammate Lindsey Gottschalk who finished second. James Fee won the men's event in 9:50. 82.

Coenen, who has carried over her dominant performance from her freshman season thus far this year, won the 200-free in 1:55.82. She would go on to win the 200-back in 2:07.31.

The Quakers dominated the 50-free, taking the top three spots in both the men's and women's event. First up were the women, as Balint (24.87), Amy Reams (25.06) and Brandes (25.13) swept the event. The men followed suit when Carr (21.40), Chris Buck (21.82) and Kyle Loughran (21.96) ran the table. The teams also dominated the 100-free, as Balint (53.20), Reams (54.15) and Brandes (54.96) once again took the top spots and Pat Gallagher (47.23) and Loughran (48.07) finished 1-2 for the men.

Naomi Delphin swam a 2:08.89 to take the 200-fly, while Carr took the men's event in 1:55.46.

Kyle Yeager earned a victory in the 200-back, swimming a 1:57.54. Alex Kalish gave the men another win in the 500-free (4:47.26)

On the boards, Madeline Bauer swept the women's events, winning the 1-meter dive with a score of 241.13 and the 3-meter board with a 251.85. On the men's side, Aaron Levy won the 3-meter board with a score of 266.32.

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