Men's Swimming Defeats Villanova

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania men’s swimming and diving team kept on rolling Saturday afternoon, defeating Villanova by a score of 139-116 at Sheerr Pool. The Quakers registered top times in every single event, but had the last five exhibitioned.

Penn was especially impressive in the two relay events, beginning the meet with a victory in the 200 medley and capping off the day by breaking the pool record in the 200 free.

The Quakers were dominant off the bat, beginning the meet with a title in the 200-medley relay. The team of Thomas Dillinger, Colin McHugh, Michael Wen, and Kevin Su registered a time of 1:33.10.

Dillinger was also a part of the record-breaking 200-free squad. He teamed up with Kevin Su, Zach Fisher and Eric Schultz to record a pool-best mark of 1:21.90.

In addition to the relay success, Schultz notched a win in the 200 free with a time of 1:40.48. Su also picked up an individual win in the 50 free, with a mark of 20.98.

In the 100 free, it was Jimmy Jameson swimming to the title. The junior touched the wall in a rapid 46.74.

Hunter Brakovec swam to the title in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:36.89, while CJ Schaffer took the 100 back in 52.12.

Trent Hagenbuch registered top scores in both dive events. The freshman earned a mark of 272.70 in the three-meter, and 280.12 in the one-meter. Alex Peterson earned the win in the 200 back with a time of 1:53.31.

The Quakers will be back in action next weekend, traveling to Princeton to take on the Tigers and Cornell in a tri-meet.