Division III Weekend Recap

Well folks, the swimming is only getting faster. More and more teams are showing up ready to race, and putting up times that just a few short years ago coaches and officials would have gawked at.

The Emory Eagles had a stellar meet against Division 1 Georgia Tech this weekend. The Eagles almost pulled out a win, but Georgia is a worthy foe, and defeated them on both sides, with the women going 156 to 143, and the men going 177 to 118. The Emory ladies showed their stuff the whole meet though, with Sadie Nenning, Jen Aronoff, Leslie Hackler, and Anna Dobben going 1:47.59 in the 200 medley relay. Miller Douglas, Peter O'Brien, Jake Stephens, and Ross Spock went 1:33.63 in their 200 medley relay. McKenna Newsum-Schoenberg of Emory won the women's 1000 free with a time of 10:23.96, and later won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:02.65. Senior from Emory, Paul Weinstein, went a 9:47.85 in his 1000 free. Senior Anne Culpepper of Emory swam a 1:53.10 in her 200 free. Jake Stephens of Emory swam a 1:41.86 in his 200 free, missing first place by just under 0.1 seconds. Sadie Nenning won the women's 100 back with a time of 58.07, and late won the women's 200 back with a time of 2:05.67. Ross Spock of Emory won the men's 100 back with a time of 51.72. Leslie Hackler of Emory swam a 2:08.61 in her 200 fly. Senior Patrick Augustyn of Emory swam a 1:51.89 in his 200 fly, and later went 50.08 in his 100 fly. Anna Dobben of Emory swam a 24.19 in her 50 free. Ryan Bass of Emory went 21.17 in his 50 free. Colin Heil, freshman from Emory won the men's 200 back with a time of 1:53.88. Megan Beach, freshman from Emory, won the women's 200 breast with a time of 2:24.19, and later won the women's 400 IM with a time of 4:34.80.

Denison faced off against Carnegie Mellon this weekend, with the Big Red winning on the women's side 164 to 120, and the men's side 178 to 114. Lindsay Zeberlein, Brenna Broadus, Victoria Masney, and Alyssa Swanson of Denison won the women's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:47.78. Rob Barry, Benjamin Snader, Spencer Fronk, and Mike Barczak of Denison won the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:33.20. Janet Watson of Denison won the women's 1000 free with a time of 10:28.03. Al Weik of Denison won the men's 1000 free with a time of 9:40.51. Alyssa Swanson of Denison won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:52.42, and later won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:02.96. Rob Barry of Denison continues to dominate the backstroke events, winning the 100 with a time of 49.75. Breanna Stillo of CMU won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:07.25. Freshman from Denison, Damon Rosenburg won the men's 100 breast with a time of 56.84. Laurel Brabson of Denison won the women's 200 fly with a time of 2:06.25. Matt Stanton of CMU won the men's 50 free with a time of 21.86. Soleil Phan of CMU won the women's 100 free with a time of 54.19. Mike Barczak of Denison won the men's 100 free with a time of 46.34. Andrew Yee of CMU won the men's 500 free with a time of 4:41.16. Brenna Broadus of Denison went 56.89 in her 100 fly. Emily Schroeder of Denison went 4:37.77 in her 400 IM, and Wendy Liu of CMU went 4:39.87 in her 400 IM. Dan Thurston of Denison went 4:04.11 in his 400 IM. Morgan Nuess, Alyssa Swanson, Molly Willingham, and Marit Wangstad of Denison went 1:36.80 in their 200 free relay. The Big Red men finished off their meet with Sean Chabot, Spencer Fronk, Dave Hallman, and Mike Barczak going 1:26.22 in their 200 free relay.

In one of the biggest face-offs of the weekend, MIT swam against Amherst at MIT. The MIT women won 153 to 144, and the MIT men won 193 to 105. In the women's 200 medley relay, Eann Tuan, Calley Murphy, Anna Kokensparger, and Christy Rogers of MIT won with a time of 1:47.42. The MIT men, Ryan Terbush, Michael Liao, Wyatt Ubellacker, and Colby Dunn won their 200 medley relay with a time of 1:33.23. Emmie Ryan of MIT won the 1650 free with a time of 17:33.40. Ryan Lichtenfels, senior from Amherst won the men's 1650 free with a time of 16:06.10, and later won the men's 500 free with a time of 4:39.32. Stephanie Ternullo, freshman from Amherst, won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:55.95. Colby Dunn of MIT won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:42.19. Freshman from Amherst, Sabrina Lee, won the women's 100 back with a time of 58.49. Ryan Terbush of MIT won the men's 100 back with a time of 52.72. Calley Murphy of MIT won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:06.89. Michael Liao of MIT won the men's 100 breast with a time of 57.48, and later won the men's 200 breast with a time of 2:03.03. Katie Vincett of Amherst won the women's 50 free with a time of 24.78, and she won the 100 free with a time of 54.01. Wyatt Ubellacker of MIT won the men's 50 free with a time of 20.86, and later won the men's 100 fly with a time of 50.77. Colby Dunn of MIT won the men's 100 free with a time of 46.16. Christy Rogers of MIT won the women's 200 back with a time of 2:06.02. Anna Kokensparger of MIT won the women's 100 fly with a time of 57.43, and she also took the win in the women's 200 IM with a time of 2:08.88. Brendan Deveney of MIT won the men's 200 IM with a time of 1:55.58. Michelle Cunningham, Eann Tuan, Emmie Ryan, and Christy Rogers of MIT won the women's 400 free relay with a time of 2:34.23. Wyatt Ubellacker, Tony Chen, Austin Fatham, and Colby Dunn of MIT won the men's 400 free relay with a time of 3:07.07.

Albright College faced off against Susquehanna University this weekend, with Albright winning the women's meet 117 to 86, and the men's meet 116 to 89. Taylor Cole, Chadd Lee, Nick Boyle, and Cameron Boster of Susquehanna won the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:40.87. Devin Lessard of Susquehanna won the women's 1000 free with a time of 10:55.39, and she later won the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.46. Rick Sutton of Albright won the men's 1000 free with a time of 10:08.81, and he later won the 500 free with a time of 4:53.20. RJ Porrazzo of Albright won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:47.51, and he later won the men's 100 back with a time of 53.74. Aimee Snyder of Albright won the women's 200 IM with a time of 2:15.71. In a close race, Drew Leahy of Albright beat out his teammate Adam Kurtz in the 100 fly, with Leahy going 53.56, and Kurtz going 53.95. Kaitlyn Huizing of Albright won the women's 100 back with a time of 1:02.19. Gwen Stefan of Albright won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:22.01.

This weekend, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps faced off against California Lutheran University. CMS won both sides of the meet, with the women scoring 144 to 79, and the men scoring 148 to 75. Ali Fisher, Ching Tung, Annika Jessen, and Dana Shaker of CMS won the women's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:54.08. Taylor Faust of CLU won the women's 1000 free with a time of 11:22.81. Michele Kee of CMS won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:58.80, and she later won the 100 fly with a time of 58.24. Devin Nishizaki of CMS won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:47.63. Patrick Shultz of CMS won the men's 50 free with a time of 21.80. Mimi Harbach of CLU won the women's 400 IM with a time of 4:42.33, and she later won the 500 free with a time of 5:15.15. Conrad Sheffer of CLU won the men's 200 IM with a time of 1:59.94. Marc Blumberg, freshman from CMS, won the men's 100 fly with a time of 52.27. Ali Fisher of CMS won the women's 100 free with a time of 55.49. Helen Liu of CMS won the women's 100 back with a time of 1:01.81. Jordan Liberman of CMS won the men's 100 back with a time of 55.41. Alex Mendoza, freshman from CMS, won the men's 500 free with a time of 4:48.95. Brad Perfect won the men's 100 breast with a time of 59.44. Helen Liu, LillyBelle Deer, Kate Bilotti, and Michele Kee of CMS won the women's 200 free relay with a time of 1:41.24. Austin Hallett, Devin Bowers, Cameron Whiting, and Patrick Shultz of CMS won the men's 200 free relay with a time of 1:24.11.

Whitworth, Whitman, and Puget Sound had a tri meet this weekend. In the "Battle of Whits," Whitworth won out both sides, with the women scoring 77 to Whitman's 45, and the men scoring 69 to Whitman's 53. The Whitworth women defeated Puget Sound 83 to 39, and the men 82 to 40. Whitman defeated Puget Sound on the women's side, scoring 68 to 54, and on the men's side, scoring 76 to 45. Katherine Duvall, Melissa Barringer, Samantha Smith, and Marit Borth of Whitworth won the women's 200 free relay with a time of 1:51.73. Wesley Walton, Rory Buck, Aaron Vaccaro, and Nathan Ranno of Whitworth won the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:35.70. Abigail Pavelko of Whitworth won the women's 1650 free with a time of 18:12.06. Galen Sollom-Brotherton of Whitman won the men's 1650 free with a time of 16:33.31, and he later won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:44.42. Alisa Stang and Nicole Lecoq of Whitworth battled it out in the 200 free, with Stang coming out on top going 1:58.44, and Lecoq going 1:58.59. Mackenzie Kitson of Puget Sound won the women's 100 back with a time of 1:00.40. Freshman Wesley Walton of Whitworth had a wonderfully wicked swim, winning the men's 100 back with a time of 53.71, and later he whipped out a winning time of 1:55.63 in the 200 back . Genay Pilarowski of Whitman won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:08.24. Rory Buck of Whitworth continues to defy water resistance, winning the men's 100 breast with a time of 55.48, and men's 200 breast with a time of 2:01.20. Melissa Norrish, freshman from Puget Sound, won the women's 200 fly with a time of 2:13.00. Karl Mering, a freshman from Whitman, won the men's 200 fly with a time of 1:54.19. Helen Jenne of Whitman won the women's 50 free with a time of 25.15, and she later won the 100 free with a time of 55.51. In a close race, Katherine Duvall of Whitworth beat out Mackenzie Kitson of Puget sound in the 200 back, with Duvall going 2:11.10, and Kitson going 2:11.74. Abigail Pavelko of Whitworth won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:20.49. Galen Sollom-Brotherton of Whitman won the men's 500 free with a time of 4:41.53. Karl Mering won the men's 100 fly with a time of 50.33. Wesley Walton of Whitworth won the men's 200 IM with a winning time of 1:58.99.

St. Olaf faced off against Carleton College this weekend. The St. Olaf women won their meet 179 to 114, and the St. Olaf men won their meet 181 to 113. Katie Kubat, Maggie Boling, Maureen Gullen, and Sarah Kemp of St. Olaf won the women's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:53.40. Mamoru Kanazawa, Jesse Gourevitch, Benito Ramirez, and Erik Klontz of Carelton won the men's 200 medley with a time of 1:36.77. Spencer Scarth of St. Olaf won the men's 1000 free with a time of 9:59.02. Megan Weiss of St. Olaf won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:57.59. Freshman from St. Olaf, Michael Gratz, won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:44.20, just barely beating out Carleton's Mamoru Kanazawa who went 1:44.98. Annie Metcalf of Carleton won the women's 100 back with a time of 1:01.00. Freshman from St. Olaf, Evan Griffith, won the men's 100 back with a time of 54.57. Lindsey Lee of St. Olaf won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:09.60. Colby Kubat of St. Olaf won the men's 100 breast with a time of 59.05, and later won the men's 200 IM with a time of 1:58.76. Lydia Feldman of St. Olaf won the women's 200 fly with a time of 2:14.29, and later won the women's 200 IM with a time of 2:17.11. Sophie Pilhofer of Carleton won the women's 50 free with a time of 25.05. Erik Klontz of Carleton won the men's 50 free with a time of 20.98, and he also won the 100 free with a time of 47.16. Megan Weiss of St. Olaf won the women's 100 free with a time of 54.30, just barely beating out Erin McDuffie of Carleton who went 54.81. Weiss also won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:17.57. Jake Goll of St. Olaf won the men's 200 breast with a time of 2:17.46. The Carelton women finished off their meet with Milana Socha, Sophie Pilhofer, Maggie Alexander, and Erin McDuffie winning the 200 free relay with a time of 1:39.93. The Carleton men also won their 200 free relay, with Erik Klontz, Mamoru Kanazawa, Benito Ramirez, and Ross Brown all splitting 21's to go 1:25.47.

DePauw swam against University of Chicago this weekend, with DPU winning on the men's side 153.5 to 146.5, and the Chicago women winning 200 to 96. Tara Levens, Jenny Hill, Andrea McPike, and Bizzy Millen of Chicago won the women's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:50.69. Kate Taylor of Chicago won the women's 1000 free with a time of 10:40.10. Bizzy Millen of Chicago won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:56.61, and the 500 free with a time of 5:08.71. Tara Levens of Chicago won the women's 100 back with a time of 58.74, and the 200 back with a time of 2:10.28. Catie Baker of DPU won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:07.06, and she won the 200 breast with a time of 2:24.65. Catie Baker also won the women's 200 IM with a time of 2:12.95. Mary Reilly, freshman from DPU, won the women's 100 free with a time of 56.53. Bizzy Millen, Jenny Hill, Andrea McPike, and Tara Levens of Chicago won the women's 400 free relay with a time of 3:39.99, with Levens going 53.71 on the anchor leg. On the men's side, Alex Alfonso, Matt Kukurgya, Matt Gleason, and Johnny Montgomery of DPU won the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:36.11, with Montgomery's anchor leg being 20.80. Freshman from DPU, Casey Hooker, won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:41.63. George Gvakharia of Chicago won the men's 100 back with a time of 53.11, and he later won the 200 back with a time of 1:54.60. Andrew Angeles, freshman from Chicago, won the men's 100 breast with a time of 57.29, and later won the 200 breast with a time of 2:06.89. Matt Gleason of DPU won the men's 200 fly with a time of 1:54.83, and he won the 100 fly with a time of 51.65. Johnny Montgomery of DPU won the men's 50 free with a time of 21.48. Marius Aleksa of Chicago won the men's 100 free with a time of 47.77. In the 800 free relay, Johnny Montgomery, Robby Spichiger, Matt Haeske, and Casey Hooker of DPU won with a time of 6:57.17.

Stevens Institute of Technology faced off against TCNJ this weekend as well. The College of New Jersey brought home the win on both sides, with the women scoring 133 to 129, and the men scoring 154 to 108. Lou Moores, Brittany Geyer, Marissa Douglas, and Hayley Hatfield of Stevens won the women's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:50.93. TCNJ's Aleks Burzynski, Michael Oliva, Adam Schneider, and Ryan Clark won the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:34.41. Freshman from Stevens, Wesley Elford, won the men's 1000 free with a time of 9:42.27. Marissa Douglas of Stevens won the women's 200 free with a time of 1:59.14. Jesse Taylor of TCNJ won the men's 200 free with a time of 1:44.44. Lou Moores of Stevens won the women's 100 back with a time of 58.82. Aleks Burzynski of TCNJ won the men's 100 back with a time of 52.87. Kayleigh Shangle of TCNJ won the women's 100 breast with a time of 1:06.77, and she later won the 200 breast with a time of 2:25.90. Brennah Ross, freshman from TCNJ, won the women's 200 fly with a time of 2:11.12. John Hu of Stevens won the men's 200 fly with a time of 1:54.00. Laura Pierce of TCNJ won the women's 50 free with a time of 24.43, and she later won the 100 fly with a time of 57.41. Adam Schneider of TCNJ won the men's 50 free with a time of 21.57, and he later won the 100 fly with a time of 52.74. Hayley Hatfield of Stevens won the women's 100 free with a time of 54.38. Clark Ross of TCNJ won the men's 100 free with a time of 46.82. Sian Pearson of Stevens won the women's 500 free with a time of 5:16.11. Wesley Elford of Stevens won the men's 500 free with a time of 4:44.11. Marissa Douglas of Stevens won the women's 200 IM with a time of 2:12.78. John Hu of Stevens won the men's 200 IM with a time of 1:56.26. Melissa Hessler, Caroline Kelly, Kayleigh Shangle, and Laura Pierce of TCNJ won the women's 400 free relay with a time of 3:35.39, with Pierce going 51.93 on the anchor leg. Adam Schneider, Steve Gibson, Jesse Taylor, and Ryan Clark of TCNJ won the men's 400 free relay with a time of 3:09.20.

Another week has flown by, almost as fast as these kids are swimming through the water. As the Conference meets get closer and closer, keep your eyes on the results, and make sure you stay updated on all things D3 swimming. And as always, if you have any questions, or if you would like to see your school featured in the weekly recap, contact us at staff@d3swimming.com with a brief description of what to look for. Swim fast everyone!

Stephen Clendenin, D3Swimming.com

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