Women's Swimming Splits Tri-Meet at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The University of Pennsylvania women’s swimming and diving team went 1-1 on Saturday night in their Ivy League tri-meet with Harvard and Brown at Blodgett Pool. The Quakers notched a 176-124 triumph over the Bears, but fell short of the Crimson, 192-108.

For the second-consecutive week, junior Rochelle Dong paced the Quakers, this time picking up three individual wins. Dong darted to triumphs in both the 50 and 100 free, clocking top times of 23.24 and 51.32 respectively. She followed that up by swimming to the 100-fly crown, touching the wall in 55.57.

The 500 free provided the most success for the Quakers as a whole, with freshman Madison Visco and sophomore Virginia Burns placing 1-2 in the event. Visco raced to the title with a time of 4:56.39, while Burns registered a mark of 4:57.14 to finish second.

The Red and Blue had a trio of other second-place finishers in Carolyn Yang, Nancy Hu and Carter Orth. Yang compiled a second-place showing in the 1,000 free with a time of 10:13.03, while Hu clocked a runner-up finish in the 200 fly (2:01.88). Orth raced to a time of 2:06.92 to nab second in the 200 IM.

Hu also finished third in the 200 IM, coming in behind Orth with a time of 2:07.17.

The Quakers are back in action on January 29, with West Chester visiting Sheerr Pool at 5 p.m.


Download: Full Results Brown Harvard.pdf