Cambridge, Mass. - The Penn women's swimming team suffered a 239-60 loss to Harvard at Blodgett Pool on Saturday evening. Sophomore Jessica Aiello earned a victory in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:14.14.
The Red and Blue (3-2, 2-2 Ivy) fell behind early as the Crimson took nine swimming events before Aiello's victory. Kathryn Stores also swam well, earning a third-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle event with a time of 24.72, just 0.66 seconds off the winning pace.
The Penn 400-yard freestyle relay team of Stephanie Colson, Jessica Aiello, Cammie Villarreal and Margot Newcomer finished second in the event with a time of 3:41.15.
The Quakers will take the remainder of 2004 off as they prepare to join the men's team in Miami, Fla. at the Florida International Invitational on Jan. 2, 2005.
Written by Mat Kanan, associate director of athletic communications